Lab - Lab Assistant

Houston, TX

Posted: 07/08/2024 Job Category: Lab Job Post ID: 15294520240708 Pay Rate: $17.20 / hour

Job Description

Position: Lab Assistant
Location: Houston, TX
Schedule: Tuesday-Saturday (3am-11:30am)

Job Description:

Perform various routine laboratory functions in a precise and accurate fashion to assist the laboratory professional staff and to facilitate production.

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. Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Medical assistant training helpful.

Math and science courses preferred.

0-6 months of lab experience.

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.

Standing for long periods of time.

Please reference Job number: 152945

Additional Information

All Medical Personnel provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. About Us: All Medical Personnel is a national leader in healthcare staffing recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the nation's largest healthcare staffing firms. Our goal is to simplify the process with a flexible and personalized approach. Our clients range from local, regional and national healthcare organizations throughout the United States. Learn more about us at allmedical.com.
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