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Wellforce Clinical Lab Assistant in Lowell, Massachusetts

POSITION SUMMARY:

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.

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Prefer Medical Technology/MLS students

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