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Lab Assistant

Job ID: BH440761

Category: Medical

Specialty: Other

Lab Assistant
Direct Hire

Location: Neptune, NJ
Hours: M-F 8am-430pm, rotating Saturday every month
Interview Process: Phone Screen (1 round)

Must Haves:
– HS diploma

Preferred:
– Previous lab experience

Job Summary/Description:

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Sorting, and receiving specimens in the department.
  • Performs routine instrument maintenance on some equipment.
  • Performs laboratory tasks of centrifuging specimens, printing extra labels, recording data (temperature charts) specimen storage and retrieval.
  • Preparing reagents and or media in the department.
  • Preparing specimens at workstations for testing. (Including building worklists, aliquoting specimens into sample cups, checking specimens for clots and fibrin, inoculation, slide preparation)
  • Performs QA/QC duties as assigned.
  • Resolves pending lists.
  • Finds missing samples.
  • Decontaminates work areas.
  • Performs weekly radioactive wipe tests.
  • Maintains files for department records.
  • Changes gas cylinders.
  • Follows all PPE requirements and all safety regulations.
  • Uses the laboratory computer system as well as operates PCs.
  • Disposes of biohazardous material.
  • Completes training and competency checklists as appropriate.

?This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, but rather a general description of the work performed by this position.

?Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Medical assistant training helpful. Math and science courses preferred.

Work Experience: None required

Special Requirements:

  • Must have the ability to establish work priorities and to handle several tasks for maximum workstation efficiency.
  • Must be able to retain information once learned.
  • Must interact with other coworkers, internal and external customers with courtesy and respect.

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The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Direct

Location: Neptune, New Jersey