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Lab Assistant - Histology Trainee

Company: Labcorp
Location: Knoxville
Posted on: September 13, 2021

Job Description:

LabCorp is seeking a Specialty Lab Assistant to join our Cytoprep and/or Histoprep functions in Knoxville, TN. This role works in a high volume, production-based environment performing a vital component of the lab.

The schedule for this position will be: First 6 months: Monday - Friday (12:30pm - 9:00pm) - After 6 months: Monday - Friday (11:30pm - 8:00am)

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Receive and sort clinical lab specimens
  • Prepare specimens for testing and analysis 
  • Scan and/or data entry of specimen and patient information
  • Ensure all lab equipment is working properly and perform minor instrumentation maintenance
  • Troubleshoot any specimen related issues
  • Replenish test bench supplies as needed
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Complete record logs and other administrative duties as requested
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures to ensure safety and quality standards
  • Minimum Associate's degree with 12 credit hours of both biology and chemistry
  • Bachelor's degree with 30 credit hours of both biology and chemistry is preferred
  • Ability to take the national registry exam for Histotechnican or Histotechnologist within two years
  • Prior experience in a clinical laboratory is a plus
  • Comfortability with handling biological specimens
  • Ability to accurately identify specimens
  • Basic computer knowledge and data entry skills
  • High level of attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and multitask
  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment and meet established turn-around times
  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Must pass a standardized color blindness test
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

Keywords: Labcorp, Knoxville , Lab Assistant - Histology Trainee, Other , Knoxville, Tennessee

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