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Specimen Processor

  • Location: Valencia, Los Angeles, California
  • Salary: 19.55-31.05 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 23 days ago

  • Sector: Scientific
  • Start Date: 2021-12-01
  • Job Ref: 22-00681
Shift/Schedule – Nights - Sun-Tues and every other Sat

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the receiving and processing of clinical samples within the guidelines of the site working procedures.
• Enter data into the laboratory information systems.
• Splitting down and removing excess packaging reducing waste footprint within the building.
• Timely transfer of samples from and to internal lab areas
• Maintenance of an organized and tidy sample receipt facility/working area
• Maintain legible work records
• Follow instructions from supervisors
• Perform all job duties in a manner consistent with, laboratory, CLIA and local regulations.
• Maintain good communication with leadership, team members and customers
• Ensure safety, security, and the environment in all aspect of the daily activities, and any potential safety hazards are addressed and corrected immediately.
• Understand ergonomic relationship between people, equipment and working environment.
• Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
• High School Diploma
• Previous computer experience
Recommended Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree preferred
• Hands on technical expertise in Infectious Disease testing
• Experience with LIMS and laboratory automation
• Have practical knowledge of routine laboratory equipment and procedures
• Good, accurate computer skills
• Be detail oriented, organized, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Able to work effectively and able to deliver on tight datelines.
Working Conditions:
• Clinical and research lab environment; exposure to blood borne pathogens; must wear personal protective equipment including lab coat, gloves and completely closed footwear.
• Employee may be requested to work shifts other than daylight depending on the needs of the laboratory.
• Weekend rotation may be required.
• Travel is not required.

Physical Requirements:
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, use a keyboard, type, and occasionally stand and move to other parts of the lab
• Must have manual dexterity to use lab equipment
• Reach above/below the shoulder, bend at the knees and waist
• Able to lift boxes up to 25 pounds

Blood borne Pathogens Training & Hepatitis B Requirement