Assistant Lab Job Description

Assistant Lab Job Description

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Assistant lab provides care and service and exhibit the communication skill necessary to interact effectively with the customer.

Assistant Lab Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective assistant lab job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included assistant lab job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Scrubs and changes cleaning solution in pipette buckets weekly
Performance and interpretation of highly complex testing and the corresponding Quality Control results
Troubleshooting of equipment
Assisting with standard lab tests (centrifuge, aliquote and distribute specimens, measure volumes)
Labeling and batching specimens
Providing clerical support (requisitioning)
Calibration of equipment, performance and interpretation of highly complex testing and the corresponding Quality Control results
Completion of other tasks as necessary
Label specimens
Check in blood products

Assistant Lab Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Assistant Lab

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Education for Assistant Lab

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the assistant lab job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and High School Degree in Science, Chemistry, Biology, Technical, Education, Associates, Healthcare, Microbiology, Sciences, Physics

Skills for Assistant Lab

Desired skills for assistant lab include:

Histology strongly
Computers
Local market requirements
Ability to provide care and service and exhibit the communication skill necessary to interact effectively with the customer
Chart set up – knowing where to file the office notes
Cleaning
Cleaning and proper documentation of the autoclave
Correspondence
Cultural diversity
Diagnostic reports

Desired experience for assistant lab includes:

Washes laboratory glassware utilizing established process and procedures
Receive specimens IAW SOP.·Aliquot specimens for initial drug and SVT testing.·Insert blind quality control specimens.·Document Chain of Custody transfers.·Maintain lab supply inventory.·Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and documents problem specimens.·Problem specimen resolution requiring attention to detail and critical thinking skills·Thorough documentation of specimens and problems·Addressing email communications throughout the day·Perform other duties as necessary
Tracking and receiving samples in lab’s computer system
Maintaining sample storage system, ensuring samples are stored in lab for appropriate amount of time before being discarded
Organizing samples and creating batches for testing staff, checking that samples are appropriate for testing
Reviewing the list of samples pending testing for the department, assisting in investigation of delayed samples

Assistant Lab Examples

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Assistant Lab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for an assistant lab. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant lab
  • Be able to think independently and make decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Transports, cleans and sterilizes routine scientific glassware, plastic ware and other lab equipment up to twice daily for HCI research floors, responsibilities with the addition of P4 2nd and 3rd floors
  • Responsibilities include communicating effectively and establishing lab needs
  • Scrubs dish bins on research floors weekly
  • Assists with inventory and distribution of lab coats, maintaining weekly laundering schedule
  • Experience with agriculture and/or horticulture in a controlled, production, or hydroponics environment
  • Experience in plant science
  • Experience working in the fields of biology, horticulture science, hydroponics, or chemistry
  • Experience working with either Arabidopsis thaliana or Brachypodium distachyon
  • Understand and follow Quality System documents relevant to responsibilities, , Quality Manual, SOPs, Methods, and Local Policies
Qualifications for assistant lab
  • 1 year of health-related work experience
  • Medical certification or college-level courses in laboratory science or science background
  • High school diploma and/or demonstrates proficiency to meet the requirements of a Lab Assistant I
  • Experience in a fast pace manufacturing or food service environment is preferred but not
  • Professional presence and solid attention to detail
  • Must possess problem solving and critical thinking skills
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Assistant Lab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for an assistant lab. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for assistant lab
  • Perform all duties in a manner that promotes team concepts and reflects the PH&S mission, philosophy, and core values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence, and stewardship
  • Order and maintain ample inventory of safety supplies and personal protective equipment
  • Assist lab technicians in loading and unloading specimens on analyzers
  • Clean, disinfect and maintain clean rooms and equipment
  • Store samples in storage racks when completed
  • May be responsible for collecting blood specimens for use by clinicians and/or Medical Technologists for clinical analyses, evaluations, and/or diagnostic purposes
  • At some locations, may initiate registration and test ordering in lab computer systems, including obtaining diagnoses from providers and checking appropriate medical necessity
  • At some locations, may collect and enter all necessary demographic and insurance information from patients or responsible parties
  • At some locations, may be responsible for following up with physician office for additional information as needed
  • Stock and maintain supplies of glassware and lab supplies throughout various lab stations
Qualifications for assistant lab
  • 1 year of experience can be substituted for the 6-week certified clinical training program
  • Must successfully complete on-the-job training program, including computer training during initial employment
  • At least 8 hours of science credits from accredited university or college preferred
  • Certification in phlebotomy from American Society of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent organization preferred
  • Objectives, adherence to good clinical practice (GCP)
  • Receiving and coordinating of retrievals coming into and leaving the biorepository, properly routes samples
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Assistant Lab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for an assistant lab. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for assistant lab
  • Daily, weekly, monthly and annual cleaning and preventive maintenance of dishwashing room equipment
  • Conduct routine safety compliance reviews of DHVI laboratories by use of electronic checklist
  • Perform additional duties as requested by direct supervisor and DHVI leadership
  • Responsible for various extraction line pre-set up station tasks
  • Opening packages and setting up pathology cases
  • Work with various computer information systems on a daily basis
  • May be required to assist with and document quality control activities
  • May be required to prepare and store reagents
  • Be capable of identifying problems related to lab equipment or specimen processing and immediately notify the general supervisor, technical supervisor, or director
  • Accurate transcription of handwritten and printed documentation
Qualifications for assistant lab
  • Teamwork Maintains consistent communication with other team members of
  • Adherence to good clinical practice (GCP) guidelines and regulatory
  • Documents (i.e., study protocol, informed consent, HIPAA
  • Project development Works in collaboration with the dept
  • Knowledge and ability to handle work of the most complex nature and
  • Computer equipment resources available
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Assistant Lab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an assistant lab. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for assistant lab
  • Assists with specimen/slide storage and retrieval
  • Decontaminates work area
  • Follows all PPE requirements and all safety regulations
  • Investigate and resolve pending lists
  • May perform centrifugation of specimens and reprinting of labels
  • Must maintain competency in all areas assigned
  • Performs QA/QC procedures as assigned
  • Performs routine and basic instrument maintenance
  • Prepare reagents if required
  • Prepare specimens at workstations for testing
Qualifications for assistant lab
  • Prefer at least 8 hours of science credits from accredited university or college
  • Prefer certification in phlebotomy from American Society of Clinical Pathologists or equivalent organization
  • HS Diploma or AS Chemistry
  • One year recent employment experience as Lab Assistant in a clinical or pathology laboratory
  • Must be currently enrolled as at least a 3rd year student or have recently graduated with relevant science degree program including Chemistry, Biology or Pharmacy and in good academic standing
  • 1 year of clinical laboratory experience in an acute hospital, preferred
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Assistant Lab Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of assistant lab. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for assistant lab
  • Performs regular cleaning and disinfection of lab equipment.Ensure the relevant analysis of new materials, industrial tests and products under development
  • Organize and label all cupboards, drawers, shelves and storage rooms using standardized system
  • Organize and maintain, as needed, filing system of all hard copy materials related to lab supplies, equipment and metrology activities
  • Complies with Universal Precautions when handling specimens
  • Ensures stats, timed, and routine specimens are processed within the required time
  • Maintains positive interpersonal communication with physicians/patient/client/co-workers
  • Monitors and reports inventory needs
  • Performs and documents quality assurance and quality control
  • Performs specimen processing and follows requirements for patient preparation
  • Aid professional staff in the construction of training aids
Qualifications for assistant lab
  • CA Phlebotomy Technician 1 and BLS required
  • One year acute care hospital experience in phlebotomy required
  • CA Phlebotomy Technician 2-Preferred
  • Associates or Vocational degree in related field
  • Some experience in a lab environment is preferred
  • High school graduation and one year of laboratory experience, or two years of college, including courses in the natural, physical or social sciences

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