Lead Lab Assistant at BioReference Laboratories

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Elmwood Park, New Jersey





Job Description:

We are looking for a Lead Lab Assistant (40 Hours a week) in our Elmwood Park, NJ location.

Schedule: Tues-Sat 10am-6:30pm

Position Summary:

The Lead Laboratory Assistant provides support for the clinical laboratory to ensure that testing may be performed in a timely manner. This also includes ensuring that the laboratory environment remains clean and safe.

Position Responsibilities:

Duties may include but are not necessarily limited to the following:

*Locate, retrieve, and transport specimens as needed.
*Generate, distribute, and monitor worksheets and pending reports.
*Map samples promptly after testing is completed.
*Store samples, capped or tightly covered, with parafilm in designated storage areas, with
utmost consideration to maintaining specimen integrity, safety, easy retrieval, and
organization.
*Provide assistance to Lab Techs in any area when necessary.
*Remove and/or discard expired samples from storage area as required.
*Maintain a safe and clean workspace at all times.
*Maintain a well-organized work area with adequate supplies.
*Maintain documentation of assigned functions as required.
*Adhere to Personal Protective Equipment Compliance Procedure.
*Comply with both corporate and department policies and procedures.
*Escalate any/all issues or questions through appropriate channels.
*Escalate any/all issues or questions to a Lead, Supervisor or Manager.
*Attend department trainings and meetings and interacts in two way communication to assist
in process improvement.

Minimum Requirements:
*High school diploma or equivalent.
*Basic computer skills.
*Good written and verbal communication.
*Ability to work in a team environment.
*Problem solving skills.
*Familiar with sample requirements, test requests, and medical terminology a plus.
*Lab work experience. Preferred
*Knowledge of medical terminology.

Physical Demands:
*Lifting up to 50 pounds and/or carrying objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
*Sitting, standing, and/or walking for hours.

BioReference Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer.