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Lab Associate
Ref No.: 18-03643
Location: West Hills, California
Start Date / End Date: 04/10/2018 to 09/09/2018
Duration:3-5 month(s)

Description/Comment:Perform various routine laboratory functions in a precise and accurate fashion, to assist the laboratory professional staff and to facilitate production. Functions may include: Sorting, and receiving specimens in the department; Performing routine instrument maintenance on some equipment; Performing laboratory tasks of centrifuging specimens, printing extra labels, recording data (temperature charts) specimen storage and retrieval; Preparing specimens at workstations for testing (including building worklists, inoculation, slide preparation); Performing QA/QC duties as assigned; Resolving pending lists; Finding missing samples; Decontaminating work areas; Maintaining files for department records; Following all PPE requirements and all safety regulations; Using the laboratory computer system as well as operating PCs; Disposing of biohazardous material; Completing training and competency checklists as appropriate. 2+ months of lab experience

Additional Job Details:Will be working primarily in the Microbiology department and dealing with potentially infectious specimens.