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Laboratory Corporation of America Specialty Lab Assistant - Histology Tech Trainee - 2nd Shift - Knoxville, TN in Knoxville, Tennessee

LabCorp is seeking a Specialty Lab Assistant to join our team. This role works in a high volume, production based environment performing a vital component of clinical lab science. This positon is designed to bring those with an Associate or Bachelor level science education into a career as a histology technician or technologist.

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

  • Complete necessary training to become a histotechnician or histotechnologist.

Requirements

  • At least associate level science degree with courses in chemistry, biology, and math.

  • Be eligible and willing to take the national registry exam for Histotechnician or Histotechnologist within two years.

  • Previous medical/lab or production experience is preferred

  • 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

    If you're looking for a career with an industry leader that offers opportunity for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

Shift

2

Schedule

First 6 months Monday - Friday, 12:30pm - 9:00pm (working in gross room) Move to Monday - Saturday (5 days), 11:30pm - 8:00am

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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