Requirement Detail

Job Title

Laboratory Assistant

Job Code

124927

Contact Phone #

954-985-6650 - Ext 224

Date Posted

01/22/2013

Number Of Positions Available

1

Location

Durham, NC USA

Pay Rate

Job Description

• Performs all paperwork, technical, and non-technical procedures required to process and submit specimens.
• Assigns specific computer generated identification numbers, checks for accuracy, and records all items processed.
• Forwards accessioned specimens to designated laboratory location(s); and locating and correcting any discrepancies.
• Learns and keeps familiar with lab procedures and location of stored specimens.
• Locates specimens and pulls from various departments as requested.

Administrative:
• Answer telephones, maintain logs/records, organizational skills, proficiency with numbers, research information, use computerized databases, written and verbal communications.
• Machine: Personal computer.
• Speech clarity, utilization of fingers and hands, standing-remaining on one’s feet in an upright position, sitting-remaining in the normal seated position, handling-seizing, holding, grasping.
• Moderate physical effort (up to 30 pounds); must comply with applicable safety procedures.

Additional job duty (as assigned):
• (Hazardous Chemical Waste Management) Proper identification of known hazardous material in the work place.
• The knowledge of personal protection measures.
• The avoidance of accidents.

Working Conditions:
• Possible exposure to infection from disease-bearing specimens; regularly exposed to the risk of blood-borne diseases; must comply with applicable safety procedures.
• Normally requires a High School Diploma or equivalent w/1-3 years of experience.

Comments:
• Responsible for quantitative aliquot preparation (confirmation aliquoting) of presumptively positive urine specimens for forensic urine drug testing.

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