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Labcorp Lab Assistant for Microbiology in San Diego, California

LabCorp is seeking a Lab Assistant to join our team in San Diego, CA. This role works in a high volume, production based environment performing a vital component of clinical lab science.

The schedule for this position will be: Monday - Friday 7:00am - 3:30pm with rotating weekends.

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Receive and sort clinical lab specimens

  • Assist technical staff with pre-analytical set-up of cultures

  • Prepare specimens for testing and analysis in Microbiology department

  • 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

Job Requirements:

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent w/1-2 years of experience

  • Previous medical/lab or production experience preferred

  • Basic computer knowledge and ability to pass a data entry test

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks

  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment and meet established turn-around times

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time

  • Able to pass a standardized color blindness test

  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

  • Ability to accurately identify specimens

  • Comfortability with handling biological specimens

Requirements

  • Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent w/1-2 years of experience

  • Previous medical/lab or production experience preferred

  • Basic computer knowledge and ability to pass a data entry test

  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks

  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment and meet established turn-around times

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time

  • Able to pass a standardized color blindness test

  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

  • Ability to accurately identify specimens

  • Comfortability with handling biological specimens

Shift

1

Schedule

Monday - Friday 7:00a-3:30 with rotating weekends; every 3rd weekend

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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