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Laboratory Assistant , Histology

Hialeah, FL 33016

Job ID: KMC238 Job Type: Laboratory Jobs (Histology)

 

 

Job Title:Laboratory Assistant

Department: Histology

Schedule:4:00pm – 12:00am, subject to change

 

Job Summary:

 

Accountable for providing assistance throughout the lab in the preparation and distribution of high quality slides for microscopic evaluation, also the ability to deal with large volumes of numbers, phone etiquette, interpersonal skills, and limited amounts of manual labor. Attention to detail is essential to the success of this position.

 

Essential Key Responsibilities

The following are daily duties but that are required but not limited to of this position:

 

•         Assists in the receiving and processing of specimens from referring physicians insuring highest level of quality in embedding, specimen staining, slide labeling, processing and specimen send out.

•         Maintains laboratory equipment in proper working order including the changing of processor chemicals to ensure consistent, high quality function.

•         Monitors equipment functionality and provides timely reports on variables or degraded quality to laboratory management for prompt attention.

•         Supports with assistance the performance of other laboratory functions/tasks as needed to enhance operational flow.

•         Keeps working areas clean and organized for safe, accurate and efficient department operations.

•         Promotes consistent communication by alerting management of potential discrepancies or technical difficulties.

•         Disposes of hazardous chemical waste per regulatory guidelines

•         Supports the performance of other laboratory functions/tasks as needed to enhance the overall flow of productivity.

•         Keeps company integrity by maintaining security and confidentiality of all data, procedures and data system components.

•         Maintains strictest confidentiality

•         Complies with all State, Federal, professional regulations as well as company and departmental rules, polices, and procedural manuals

•         Adherence to HIPAA, Safety and OSHA Regulations

•         Performs other duties as assigned

•         The following 5 must remain on all job descriptions

•         Completes annual training programs within the required timeframe and regularly attends staff meetings

•         Maintains strictest confidentiality

•         Complies with all State, Federal, professional regulations as well as company and departmental rules, polices, and procedural manuals

•         Adherence to HIPAA, Safety and OSHA Regulations

•         Performs other duties as assigned

 

Education:

 

•         High School education or equivalent; college degree in related field preferred

 

Experience:

 

•         Prior laboratory experience strongly preferred

 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

 

•         Ability to communicate with all Laboratory departments in a professional manner.

 

Equipment:

 

•         Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel

 

 

JOB#: KC674

 

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Kristin Campbell
Healthcare Recruiter

Hello! Thanks for checking out my job openings. I specialize in recruiting and placing healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions nationwide. I work with top hospitals/clients on Physician, Advanced Level Practitioners, Therapy, Nurses, Nurse Leadership, Laboratory, and other Allied Health Recruitment. I look forward to placing you into a long term satisfying career!

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