Position : Clinical Lab Assistant
Under general supervision, is responsible for processing specimens for testing and sending out, running automated equipment, plating cultures and performs testing procedures as defined by State and Federal regulations.
In addition, the Clinical Lab Assistant I performs the duties of a phlebotomist and is responsible for receiving orders, entering registrations and test orders into the laboratory computer system, collecting specimens, assuring proper billing, filling out test request forms when required and providing appropriate customer information as needed.
Prepare samples for testing using various laboratory equipment.
Maintain all laboratory records.
Comply with the correct procedures, policies, and health and safety regulations.
Conduct laboratory tests, analyze results, and document your findings.
Stay informed with the latest industry trends, techniques, and best practices.
Document all activities, results and report back to management.
Clean and sterilize equipment and work area.
Collect and prepare research and information needed for studies.
Classify and label samples.
Undertake basic administrative tasks such as filing and answering telephones.