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Job description

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Utilize fundamentals of microbial testing.
  • Participates in specimen testing according to established procedures.
  • Perform positive patient identification on samples or in reporting systems.
  • Assists in the preparation and storage of reagents.
  • Perform automated sample extraction from various specimen types by following the laboratory SOP.
  • Documents all activities as necessary, including preventive maintenance logs, instrument checks, troubleshooting, and quality control procedures to ensure company compliance.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment, document it, make minor repairs, and immediately contact appropriate personnel for problems that require complex repairs.
  • Pipetting samples and reagents using calibrated and approved automatic dispensers.
  • Communicate and consult the clinical laboratory scientist for technical decisions concerning testing, as necessary.
  • Request and pull samples pending tests by locating, sorting, and preparing samples for testing.
  • Ensures that the laboratory has enough supplies to continue operating by doing daily monitoring of supplies and reagents.
  • Guaranteeing that all received specimens are labeled appropriately and that they match the labels on the requisition to ensure no issues with patient identification and reporting
  • Understanding of all tests offered by the laboratory as well as all specimen requirements, collection, handling, transportation, and storage conditions.
  • Doing Order Entry if needed through our LIS system, following all procedures to enter data correctly, editing data, and/or verifying data entered in the LIS.
  • Storing specimens before and after testing.
  • Discarding specimens according to SOP and as instructed by the Lab Manager or Lab Supervisor.
  • Do temperature checks and recording for refrigerators, freezers, and room temperature.
  • Cleans work area, and surrounding laboratory after completion of the workday.
  • Complying with laws and regulations, and company procedures and policies.
  • Communication effectively with the Laboratory Manager and/or laboratory staff.
  • Completing adjacent tasks as needed to support the laboratory objectives.

Qualifications and education requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, Chemistry, or related life science.
  • 1+ years previous experience in a clinical laboratory or related work environment preferred.
  • Previous experience and knowledge of Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Familiarity with CLIA and CAP regulatory requirements.
  • Conduct activities in compliance with CLIA and other regulatory guidelines.
  • Identify and report unsafe equipment, conditions, and practices so that they may be corrected prior to an incident.

Physical demands and environmental

  • Must be able to sit/stand for extended periods of time in a laboratory environment.
  • Must be able to work with clinical and environmental samples, including, but not limited to blood, urine, etc.
  • Utilization of fingers and hands
  • Required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.

Work environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes, or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, sharps, blood, and bodily fluids.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $21.00 – $27.00 per hour


  • Bachelor’s (Required)


  • Clinical laboratory: 2 years (Required)

Work Location: One location

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