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Laboratory Assistant/Specimen Processor

Scottsdale, Arizona 85259

Job ID: 11588 Category: Health

Voca Health has an opportunity for a Lab Assistant/Specimen Processor with our client in Scottsdale. Interested candidates will reach out to Jon Burckhardt at JBurckhardt@myvoca.com, direct line 347.293.2564.

Job Description:

  • The laboratory assistant is responsible for biological (e.g. blood and urine) specimen receipt, verification, handling and processing.
  • The laboratory assistant is also responsible for facilitating the workflow by performing a variety of clerical, processing, and housekeeping duties that include inventory, filing, stocking, receiving shipments, cleaning, and rotating and maintaining inventory.
  • The position requires a mature individual who is able to maintain confidentiality of all results and patient information and exercising proper precaution to avoid potential exposure to infectious/hazardous material.
  • May be required to clean specimen spills when necessary. 
  • This would be a great position for a Lab Assistant, Lab Tech, or Specimen Processor.  

Specific Job Details:

  • Histology department, responsible for biological (e.g. blood and urine) specimen receipt, verification, handling, and processing.
  • The laboratory assistant is also responsible for facilitating the workflow by performing a variety of clerical, processing, and housekeeping duties that include inventory, filing, stocking, receiving shipments, cleaning, and rotating and maintaining inventory.
  • Schedule:  Monday - Friday 4:00pm-12:30am

Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Previous experience or knowledge of computers, telephone operations and other office equipment desired.
  • Requires a high degree of accuracy when reading specimen labels and working with numbers to prevent mislabeling.
  • Must be able to accommodate scheduling adjustments, off-shifts, holiday, and weekend work assignments.
  • Must have the ability to pay particular attention to detail.
  • Must have demonstrated problem-solving ability.
  • Time management skills, the ability to work as a contributing team member, and proven computer skills are essential. Must be able to work additional hours as directed or needed.
  • Knowledge of laboratory functions, medical terminology, a background in science and 1-2 years medical experience is preferred, but not required.

Voca

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