Full-time, 40 hours per week, Night shift, Monday-Friday with
weekend and holiday rotations, 10:00PM-6:30AM
Supports various laboratory departments and clients by
performing tasks, determined by specific site location, such as
order entry, specimen collections, processing equipment and reagent
preparation checks, specimen transport distribution, supply
inventory and waived testing under general supervision and other
non-technical support. Clarifies pre-analytical test requirements
and provides assistance to customers as needed.
The purpose of this document is to describe the general nature
and level of work performed by personnel as classified; it is not
intended to serve as an inclusive list of all responsibilities
associated with this position.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following.
+ Maintains up-to-date knowledge of, adheres to, and accurately
completes work according to Standard Operating Procedures
+ Orders, receives and triages incoming specimens and evaluates
+ Collects drug screen specimens, performs breath alcohol
testing and performs randomization for DOT clients as required;
reports results of waived testing performed.
+ Processes specimens/slides according to the Laboratory
Handbook and SOP's; Ensures accurate delivery of specimens/slides
to appropriate departments.
+ Issues/irradiates blood/blood products.
+ Performs clerical functions and support to include filing and
record maintenance (both hardcopy and through computer programs)
including entry of patient demographics and insurance
+ Contacts clients and patients to obtain missing information as
+ Provides on-call and mobile services as required; may travel
to multiple locations as assigned.
+ Maintains adequate supply inventories and notifies
supervisor/manager of any issues in a timely manner.
+ Assists in the training/orientation of new staff members and
participates in the CSI and continuing education programs.
+ Performs laboratory information systems functions for test
receipt, requisition and labeling; may perform and record required
checks of laboratory equipment and test systems and notifies
supervisor/manager of any issues.
+ Participates in Health Fair events and performs finger
+ Cleans laboratory equipment, glassware and work surfaces as
well as prepares laboratory reagents and other testing supplies
with accuracy and with documentation of performed QC checks.
Problems are reported to the appropriate supervisor/manager in a
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions in English.
Ability to write simple correspondence in English. Ability to
effectively present information to one-on-one and small group
situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of
measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and
interpret bar graphs.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out
detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to
deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have
knowledge of E-mail and Lab Information System (will train).
Certificates and Licenses:
Selected Laboratory Assistants required to travel for their job
must have a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving