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Lab Assistant
Ref No.: 18-02049
Location: Johnson City, Tennessee
Are you a Lab Assistant or have similar experience looking for a new position in the Johnson City, TN area? Working hours are 9am - 6pm Monday - Friday.
  • 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 reagents and or media in the department;
  • Preparing specimens at workstations for testing (including building worklists, aliquoting specimens into sample cups, checking specimens for clots and fibrin, inoculation, slide preparation);
  • Resolving pending lists;
  • Finding missing samples;
  • Decontaminating work areas;
  • Performing weekly radioactive wipe tests;
  • Maintaining files for department records;
  • Changing gas cylinders;
  • 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.
  • 0-6 months of lab experience
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