Laboratory Assistant

Sonic Healthcare USA Memphis , TN 38103

Posted 4 weeks ago

Job Functions, Duties, Responsibilities and Position Qualifications:

Are you detail-oriented, accountable and always willing to go the extra mile to make sure things are done right? AEL is hiring for a Laboratory Assistant who thrives in a fast paced, customer focused & challenging environment.

We are looking for someone who wants to contribute to our culture of:

  • Service Excellence

  • Treating each other with Respect & Honesty

  • Responsibility & Accountability

  • Continuous Improvement

  • Maintaining Confidentiality

Schedule

Monday through Friday, 10:30PM to 7:00AM with rotating weekends and holidays.

Position Summary

Perform the daily activities as described below. The basic purpose is to perform various routine laboratory functions in a precise and accurate fashion to assist the laboratory professional staff and to facilitate production.

Principal Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Sorts and receives specimens into the department

  • Cleans, breaks down, and stores laboratory equipment and supplies after completion of laboratory exercises, as required

  • Practices safety, environmental, and/or infection control methods

  • Performs laboratory task of centrifuging specimens, printing extra labels and preparing reagents and or media as directed

  • Prepares specimens at workstations for testing

  • Performs QA/QC duties as assigned

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.

  • Knowledge of cleaning procedures and specifications of specified laboratory equipment and/or facilities.

  • Successful completion of senior year of high school.

Experience

  • A minimum (6) months experience preferred.

  • Licensure, Registration, Certification.

  • High school diploma required.

Physical Requirements

Work requires some physical effort. Frequent walking, standing, and grasping with both hands. Lifting or performing other work requiring light physical exertion (up to 30 pounds) is required.

Environmental Conditions

Work involves frequent exposure to unpleasant working conditions or undesirable elements, may involve exposure to a variety or elements which are potentially hazardous or harmful which require exercise of well-defined precautions for protection from injury or illness.

American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL) is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

3rd Shift (United States of America)

Company:

Memphis Pathology Laboratory

American Esoteric Laboratories (AEL), formerly Memphis Pathology Laboratory, is a community-based leader in clinical laboratory medicine dedicated to provide quality care, innovative solutions, and personal service. AEL has serviced the medical community for more than 50 years with a strong presence throughout the Mid-South encompassing Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.

AEL is currently seeking a highly motivated individual to join our team!

Sonic Healthcare USA 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.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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