Clinical Lab Assistant - Molecular
Sonora Quest LaboratoriesFull time Full day
Did you know Sonora Quest Laboratories is the leader in infectious disease testing services in Arizona?
With a broad menu of molecular, antibody, and other test services to aid diagnosis, treatment and monitoring, we are seeking to grow our Molecular team. If you are a Clinical Laboratory Assistant eager to help better the health of our community, join our team efforts to ramp up COVID-19 testing.
Sonora Quest has performed and reported results of more than 35,000 diagnostic COVID-19 tests. Furthermore, with additional test collection supplies such as swabs, reagents and appropriate personal protective equipment, Sonora Quest has additional capacity to run up to 4,200 molecular tests per day at our Tempe lab.
We are looking to hire Clinical Laboratory Assistants for NIGHT SHIFT working Mon - Fri including Sat or Sun every weekend.
15% Shift Differential. Apply now and let's get started in your future!
1.Performs basic technical processes as assigned, based on specific department requirements. Performs testing under direct supervision in a timely manner according to established policies, meeting performance standards and knowledge level determined for that testing. Processes and prepares patient samples as required. Demonstrates an understanding of the computer systems used in the department. Tracks and locates missing specimens. Generates work lists, as required. Performs basic maintenance checks on laboratory equipment. Demonstrates awareness and complies with accrediting agency and regulatory requirements related to their area of responsibility.
2.Focuses on quality by ensuring that all work performed is accurate, complete and performed within the time frames defined by the department. Meets department standards for productivity and quality. Participates in detecting and documenting occurrences that deviate from defined procedures. Follows established methods and practices and demonstrates basic problem solving skills.
3.Participates in departmental financial responsibilities through the appropriate use of supplies and materials and assists with inventory management. Participates in department initiatives to reduce costs and improve service.
4.Performs miscellaneous support duties as defined by the department. Active in training and competency of laboratory personnel.
5.Communicates courteously, professionally, effectively and accurately with internal and external customers.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Basic computer skills.
- Previous clinical laboratory experience.
- Successful completion of a laboratory assistant program.
- Basic knowledge of specimen requirements and handling.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
Note: There is heavy use of bleach in the Molecular Department.