Oct 20, 2020

Laboratory Assistant II - PDL Specimen Processing (Full Time; Variable Shifts)

  • Cottage Health
  • Goleta, CA, USA

Job Description

JOB PURPOSE
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 instrumentation.
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
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS
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.