Oct 20, 2020
Goleta, CA, USA
Laboratory Assistants are responsible for the front-end, pre-analytical operations in their area of
responsibility. They are the front-line/public relations members of the laboratory team and need
to maintain appropriate professionalism in a stressful and unpredictable working environment.
Under appropriate levels of supervision, as required by regulatory agencies, the Laboratory
Assistant II assignments may include: Processing of all types of specimens, operating
Laboratory and Hospital Information Systems for data entry and retrieval, providing client
services, performing microbiology procedures, and limited operation of automated
All job qualifications listed below indicate the minimum level necessary to perform this job proficiently:
LEVEL OF EDUCATION
Minimum: High School diploma or equivalent.
Preferred: College level coursework in anatomy, physiology, chemistry and/or biology.
CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Minimum: High School Diploma
Minimum: Computer keyboard skill.
Preferred: Knowledge of laboratory instrumentation and equipment.
YEARS OF RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE
Preferred: Clinical laboratory experience or comparable training and experience that provide skills to
perform the job tasks competently.