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Lab Support I Asst - Horsham, PA req21069 in Horsham, PA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 1/28/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Horsham, PA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/28/2019

Job Description

Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Lab Technician you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, Lab Technicians play an essential role in our success and in the services we provide. As a career, we offer a unique opportunity to develop your career with the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. We are tech driven, and we’re creating the lab of the future – an environment where you can deliver cutting edge diagnostics and help us drive new discoveries and breakthroughs.

JOB SUMMARY:

The Lab Support Assistant I receives, organizes, and stores post-analysis samples from technical departments, and ensures that specimens are stored on a First In, First Out basis at the temperature which the technical area intended.  In addition, the LS assistant will retrieve orders for specimens from storage in accordance with the Specimen Retrieval SOP.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must be able to accurately identify all specimen types stored in or by Lab Support.
  • Organizes and processes samples in a first in, first out order.
  • Differentiates between a post-analysis sample and a TIQ sample.
  • Work as a team as well as independently.
  • Easily juggles multiple tasks.
  • Maintains productivity for both storage and specimen retrieval.
  • Physical Demands
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to effectively balance multiple tasks.
  • Show proficiency with number recognition.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends as required.
  • Ability to work extended periods of time with computer input.
  • Required to handle biological samples (sometimes frozen) and potentially hazardous chemicals.