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Prep Lab Asst - Wood Dale, IL req20087 in Wood Dale, IL at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 2/10/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Wood Dale, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Schedule:  Tuesday-Saturday 7am-3:30pm 


1. Picks up samples from accessioning and sorts samples into appropriate racks.
2. Answers phone and directs calls appropriately
3. Unpacks and stores reagents and supplies
4. Inventories and orders warehouse supply items
5. Sorts samples and distributes them to the appropriate setup hood. Manages specimen library within established time frames.
6. Decontaminates work areas as designated.
7. Seeks specimens as needed
8. Maintains work area in clean and organized condition.
9. Follows all PPE requirements.
10. Maintains designated laboratory equipment.
11. Performs QA/QC duties as assigned (eyewash checks, temperature readings etc...)
12. Credits unacceptable / duplicate test requests, knows what sites and specimens are acceptable for testing.
13. Uses various laboratory computer systems for labeling, inquiry, crediting, and resulting as needed. 28. Disposes of biohazardous and chemical waste.
14. Perform instrument maintenance, sample prep and follow dilution protocols per SOP.
15. Provides input regarding procedures, training manual, and checklists.
16. Assists with department quality and process improvement projects.
17. Completes training checklists and competency testing appropriately.
18. Discards specimens weekly. 

19. All other duties as assigned.


Education Preferred:

Associate/Bachelors of Science degree or equivalent

Work Experience:
Some Lab background
Special Requirements:
-Works occasional overtime, on-call, weekends and holidays as needed.
-Must be accurate worker, detail-oriented
-Must be flexible with respect to department scheduling needs.
-Must be flexible to work in other departments as needed.

[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. All duties and requirements are essential job functions. ]