Lab Assistant

JOB TITLE: Lab Assistant
STATUS: Full-time, Non-exempt
REPORTS TO: Lab Supervisor
DATE: December 12, 2013

Job Summary

The Lab Assistant will provide administrative help in the Lab as it relates to specimens and slides.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receives and accessions into computer system specimens for both Cytology/FISH and Histology department.

  • Transcribes grosses.
  • Handles special requests for IHC.
  • Receives shipments of returned slides and prepares them for QA.
  • Files all necessary slides and paperwork.
  • Prepares Cytology and Histology slides on a daily basis to be sent out.
  • Prepares cases for second opinions and follows up on their return.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves phone calls regarding patient specimen status.
  • Coverslipping as needed.
  • Generates accession logs.
  • Organizes and maintains block and slide archive.
  • Other administrative duties as assigned by lab staff.

Education & Qualifications

  • Minimum education of a HS diploma; Associates Degree preferred.

  • Must posess excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Must have experience with data entry and computers.

Premier Medical Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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