Wellforce Clinical Lab Assistant in Lowell, Massachusetts
The Clinical Laboratory Assistant performs collecting, processing, recordkeeping, and related pre-analytical duties necessary for the analysis of blood, body fluid, and other samples in the Chemistry Laboratory or Microbiology Laboratory.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Accurately identifies patients and specimens per policy.
Assesses specimen appropriateness and maintains specimen integrity throughout the collection and processing process.
Ensures appropriate centrifugation, preparation, and aliquoting of specimens, as needed per ordered tests.
Assists with inventory management of reagents and supplies as directed, including promptly notifying supervisor of low inventory and documenting open dates on supplies as required by policy.
Maintains an organized work environment to enable another to take over job duties.
Demonstrates proficient use of the Laboratory Information System.
Performs routine maintenance on specific equipment as directed in accordance with policy and procedure.
Participates in training of new staff members.
Performs basic laboratory testing and/or planting of cultures while applying age-specific concepts to assess patient data for all patient populations served.
High School Diploma or equivalent required
Prefer Medical Technology/MLS students