Lab Aide Job Description

Lab Aide Job Description

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Lab aide provides expertise on system performance tuning, capacity planning, and maintenance patching and new version installation.

Lab Aide Duties & Responsibilities

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

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Unpack tires to be stocked on shelves in stockrooms
Inspect all tires received for damage
Store tires in an orderly and accessible manner in stockrooms
Receive and inventory tires, and record data using computer
Confer with engineering personnel regarding stock
Complete all required Safety Training, follow all Health and Safety requirements and practices
Consistently draws blood competently and expediently with as little patient discomfort as possible
Selects the appropriate venipuncture technique based upon the age and condition of the patient
Respects patient privacy by knocking before entering the room
Is considerate of patient’s need for rest

Lab Aide Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Lab Aide

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BLS, BCLS, EMS, CNA, CPR

Education for Lab Aide

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the lab aide job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Bachelor's Degree in Science, Biology, Education, The College, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Faculty, Associates, Graduate, Engineering

Skills for Lab Aide

Desired skills for lab aide include:

Medical terminology
General maintenance
Personal computers
Performance tuning
Software installation
Virtual desktop environments
Internet applications
Microsoft Office Suite and Internet Explorer

Desired experience for lab aide includes:

Correctly identifies the patient, without exception, using 2 patient identifiers
Follows PPID procedures
Compares information on the patient armband with the order before proceeding with venipuncture
Explains blood collection procedure to patient before proceeding
Labels all specimens collected at the bedside before leaving the patient care area
Displays courteous, professional manner towards patients, co-workers, nursing and medical staff

Lab Aide Examples


Lab Aide Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a lab aide. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for lab aide
  • Is knowledgeable about which color top tube to use and the volume of blood needed
  • Processes patient samples appropriately and delivers them to appropriate department and advises clinical staff of “STAT” orders
  • Follows Standard Precautions at all times, to include hand hygiene before and after entering the patient room
  • Understands isolation precautions and uses appropriate PPE before entering room
  • Disposes all sharps in a rigid sharps container
  • Cleans, maintains and stocks phlebotomy carts and trays
  • Maintains clean and uncluttered work areas
  • Performs data entry tasks in the laboratory computer system in an efficient manner
  • Trains, teaches and share knowledge with new employees or students as required
  • BLS from America Heart Association or any other agency approved by the Education Department at Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
Qualifications for lab aide
  • 1 Year of experience and eighty hours of training in the proper procedure to be employed in the performance of venipuncture and skin punctures under the supervision of the Chief Medical Technologist, Senior Phlebotomist (Preferred)
  • Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy certification (Preferred)
  • Label specimens accurately
  • Requires independent judgment in the performance of the assigned duties
  • Provides phlebotomy coverage at varying workstations and when necessary, transports specimens back to the laboratory (outpatients in the hospital outpatient area and all outside draw stations, nursing homes, senior centers, health screens)
  • Complies with procedures for the collection of chain of custody specimens

Lab Aide Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a lab aide. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for lab aide
  • Maintain a clean laboratory work area – clean lab surfaces, organize tools
  • Exposure to dust, and other irritating substances
  • Exposure to solvents or chemicals
  • Exposure to marked changes in temperature and humidity depending on time of year
  • The work is performed indoors and outdoors, in variable weather conditions, which fluctuates in temperature extremes from + 32oF to + 115oF
  • On a daily basis, collects laboratory materials (i.e., pipettes, jars, dishes and other glassware), from each area of the Laboratory
  • Operate an autoclave for sterilization of infectious glassware, petri dishes, tubes
  • Maintain multiple stocks of mESCs and sometimes other cultured cell lines and expand for experiments as directed by lab personnel
  • Transfect and clone modified mESCs and freeze down multiple stocks
  • Maintain and organize the tissue culture room
Qualifications for lab aide
  • Maintain a clean and orderly lab area
  • Perform other lab related duties assigned
  • Former Laboratory experience
  • Comfort level with presenting your findings in groups
  • Attention-to-detail and an analytical mind-set
  • Prepare standard laboratory solutions, champagne sampling containers and vacationers

Lab Aide Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a lab aide. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lab aide
  • Keeps lab in working order by cleaning, adding paper and toner to printers
  • Responsible for carrying out the transfer of Drosophila fly stocks to fresh food vials in a reproducible and timely manner
  • Design and coordinate high-fidelity scenarios using simulation-manikins and standardized patients
  • Clean, maintain, inventory lab equipment and supplies
  • Teach EMS specialty certification courses
  • Evaluate student performance during situational scenarios
  • Accurately entering data such as daily tumor measurements into spreadsheet
  • Maintaining water baths, freezers, incubators, and other lab equipment
  • Cleaning and straightening sink and reagent areas
  • Transferring archived samples into a manageable database system
Qualifications for lab aide
  • Conduct flow tests on wine samples using stopwatch, filtering apparatus, vacuum, and worksheets
  • Record time and flow parameters and reports test results to Material Testing
  • Monitor the deionized water system
  • Knowledge of software distribution tools (SCCM)
  • Making stock reagents
  • Tissue processing and embedding

Lab Aide Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a lab aide. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for lab aide
  • Retrieves and corrects discrepant information for gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens
  • Prepare non-gynecologic specimens for review by cytotechnologist/pathologist
  • Reports to supervisor/coordinator any discrepant information regarding patient information and mislabeling
  • Answers phone calls and refers them to supervisor/coordinator when necessary
  • Maintains clean and organized area
  • Stocks area with essential material needed to perform duties
  • Notifies supervisor/coordinator of low/missing supplies
  • Performs and documents routine maintenance of the automatic stainer, T2000, and T3000
  • Trouble shoot automatic stainer, T2000, and T3000
  • Coverslips cytology slides via automated coverslipper or manually
Qualifications for lab aide
  • Files and retrieves cytology slides, blocks, and specimen vials as needed
  • Discards gynecologic and n on-gynecologic specimens as needed
  • Receive, check, sign, organize and properly store all department items by stocking in freezer, coolers and storeroom
  • Label and date all required or requested items
  • Will be responsible for prepping activities to be used in Math classes (MATH 1100, 1280, 1290, 1340)
  • Cut out, organize and store manipulatives and game pieces for activities in assigned classes

Lab Aide Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of lab aide. 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 lab aide
  • Spot any mathematical typos when handling manipulatives and game pieces and bring to attention of faculty member
  • Serve as a player for trial run of games before games are used in a “live” classroom with students
  • Clean up classrooms and prep areas after activities have concluded
  • Responsible for the intake of scheduled and walk-in testing examinees for all the proctored exams at the SAT Testing Center
  • Responsible for setting up all the paperwork required for testing
  • Setting up the Test Center to receive examinees
  • Responsible to keep all standardized test content confidential and locked up at all times
  • Responsible to become trained and certified as a Utah Nursing Assistant Examiner, Pearson VUE, ISCET, ETA,RMGA, ESCO, NATE,NCCT, TABE, CASAS, CELSA, SAT Challenge Tests and WorkKeys within 90 days after hire date, and other exams as assigned
  • Responsible for keeping updated with any changes with any of the standardized tests offered
  • Responsible to answer the phone or reply to emails in order to assist customers in a quick and courteous manner
Qualifications for lab aide
  • Responsible for assisting customers in-person to schedule test appointments and provide information
  • Responsible to administer all standardized test accommodations for all tests offered, as well, as provide the information for the process to each potential examinees or designee
  • Responsible to maintain a clean, organized and safe working environment
  • Responsible to test at other campuses or off-campus locations to a group of current students or prospective students
  • Be able to individually lift and carry up to 30 lbs
  • One year of full-time work experience in a college setting

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