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Laboratory Assistant I

Company: NeoGenomics Laboratories
Location: Aliso Viejo
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionAre you motivated to participate in a dynamic, multi-tasking environment? Do you want to join a company that invests in its employees? Are you seeking a position where you can use your skills while continuing to be challenged and learn? Then we encourage you to dive deeper into this opportunity.We believe in career development and empowering our employees. Not only do we provide career coaches internally, but we offer many training opportunities to expand your knowledge base! We have highly competitive benefits with a variety HMO and PPO options. We have company 401k match along with an Employee Stock Purchase Program. We have tuition reimbursement, leadership development, and even start employees off with 16 days of paid time off plus holidays. We offer wellness courses and have highly engaged employee resource groups. Come join the Neo team and be part of our amazing World Class Culture!NeoGenomics is looking for a Lab Assistant for our Aliso Viejo location who wants to continue to learn in order to allow our company to grow.Now that you know what we're looking for in talent, let us tell you why you'd want to work at NeoGenomics:As an employer, we promise to provide you with a purpose driven mission in which you have the opportunity to save lives by improving patient care through the exceptional work you perform. Together, we will become the world's leading cancer reference laboratory.The Laboratory Assistant will assist the department technologist in performing various basic laboratory procedures using laboratory equipment to facilitate production. This in an entry level position in the clinical laboratory job family and employees in this position may not manipulate samples.Records the required information in laboratory log books, specimen accession sheets, workflow drafts, etc., to ensure quality assurance of specimensPerforms simple laboratory tasks of operating equipment, printing extra labels, recording data, and specimen storage and retrieval and other clerical duties as assignedPrepares reagents for laboratory procedures as directed in the procedure manual and under the direct supervision of a certified technologistPerforms various housekeeping and/or maintenance tasks to keep laboratory and equipment in clean and operable conditionMaintains department inventory and orders supplies as neededResolves pending lists and finds missing samplesPerforms various filing, mailing, and copying tasks as neededDisposes of biohazardous material according to established proceduresCompletes training and competency checklists as neededSends and receives cases to and from satellite laboratoriesLoads, runs and unloads some automated testing proceduresAssists with the department quality improvement or safety programReports problems concerning individual cases, tests, equipment and supplies to laboratory supervisor or lead technologist to ensure timely resolutionQualification RequirementsHigh School Diploma or equivalent; emphasis on science courses preferredOne to two years experience in a similar capacity and knowledge of medical terminology preferredBasic understanding of laboratory techniques preferredGeneral knowledge on using MS Office programsEffective communication skills and strong organization skillsDetailed oriented and willingness to work independentlyMust be able to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment and maintain production and quality standardsMust be able to work in a biohazard environment and follow safety policies and standards outlined in the Safety ManualMust be able to lift up to 50 poundsNo certification requiredWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: NeoGenomics Laboratories, Aliso Viejo , Laboratory Assistant I, Healthcare , Aliso Viejo, California

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