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Laboratory Assistant

K.A. Recruiting, Inc.
Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States
November 05, 2019


Full-time Laboratory Assistant needed at a top facility in Wisconsin!

The Lab Assistant is responsible for accessioning specimens, preparing slide trays, filing of blocks and slides, and assisting with all aspects of lab organization and maintenance.

Duties include:

- Receive specimens into lab.

- Release orders in LIS.

- Prepare 70% and 80% ROH solutions following proper procedure.

- Recycle of ROH and Xylene.

- Change solutions on H&E stainer daily.

- Prepare specimens and blocks for grossing.

- Print slides for cases.

- Prepare blocks for techs after embedding, including but not limited to, cleaning and organizing blocks prior to tech microtome cutting.

- Assist with H&E slide preparation, including loading and unloading of slides into/from auto-stainer, and operating cover slipper.

- May perform tissue embedding and cutting of blocks upon completion of in-house training and competency assessment.

- Prepare slide trays and requisitions prior to delivery to pathologists.

- Perform a.m. and p.m. opening and closing duties as assigned.

- Daily, weekly, and periodic cleaning of lab equipment and tools per schedule.

- Dump formalin vials and neutralize formalin following proper procedure.

- Record daily lab temperatures as listed on QC sheets.

- Receiving and stocking of general lab supplies. Perform monthly inventory as assigned.

- Record orders on work lists and pull blocks for techs.

- Slide, block, and requisition filing.

- Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications include:

* Associate’s Degree in a science related field is required; Bachelor’s Degree in a science related field is preferred.

* Previous experience in a lab environment is preferred.

* Must be flexible with hours to meet work flow demands.

* Knowledge of general medical terminology is preferred.

* Ability to type a minimum of 45 wpm with minimal errors is preferred.

* Must possess attention to detail.

* Must possess excellent customer service, communication and organizational skills.

* Must display a friendly, cheerful, tactful and polite demeanor and must be compassionate and caring in dealing with others.

* Ability to multi-task, prioritize appropriately, and work well both individually and as part of a team.

* Ability to use time productively and contribute to high levels of company operational efficiency and effectiveness.

* Must demonstrate professional appearance and manner at all times.

* Must remain compliant with HIPAA, OSHA, and CLIA requirements.

Offering competitive compensation and complete benefits!

For more information, please submit your resume for review or email it to me directly: