Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Assistant - San Antonio, TX in San Antonio, Texas

Lab Assistant -- San Antonio, TX

LabCorp is seeking a Lab Assistant in the Histology department of San Antonio, TX! This first shift position will have the hours of 6:00am -- 2:30pm, Monday - Friday, Saturday and Sunday as needed hours may change based on locations. The candidate must demonstrate strong communication skills in the areas of the technical lab. They need to know the ins and outs of a lab.

The functions of the Lab Assistant position will include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Will assist in sorting and accessioning of lab specimens for testing.

  • Case Assembly and distribution, properly labels, packages, and transports tissue blocks and slides for storage and retrieval completely, accurately, and in accordance with departmental guideline and procedures.

  • Performs all paperwork, technical, and non-technical procedures to process and submit specimens.

  • Assigns specific computer generated identification numbers, checks for accuracy, and records all items processed.

  • Forwards accessioned specimens to designated laboratory locations. Locates specimens and pull from various departments as requested.

  • Complying with LabCorp and regulatory agency policies and procedures.

  • Prior lab experience preferred, high school diploma required.

  • Candidate with Associate's/Bachelor's in Science degree may be eligible to participate in a career path program to become a Technician/Technologist.

About LabCorp ®

Laboratory Corporation of America® Holdings, an S&P 500 company, is a pioneer in commercializing new diagnostic technologies and the first in its industry to embrace genomic testing. With annual revenues of $5.8 billion in 2013, over 34,000 employees worldwide, and more than 220,000 clients, LabCorp offers more than 4,000 tests ranging from routine blood analyses to reproductive genetics to companion diagnostics. LabCorp furthers its scientific expertise and innovative clinical testing technology through its LabCorp Specialty Testing Group: The Center for Molecular Biology and Pathology, National Genetics Institute, ViroMed Laboratories, Inc, The Center for Esoteric Testing, Litholink Corporation, Integrated Genetics, Integrated Oncology, Dianon Pathology, Monogram Biosciences, Inc, Colorado Coagulation, Cellmark Forensics, MedTox, and Endocrine Sciences. LabCorp conducts clinical trials testing through its LabCorp Clinical Trials division. LabCorp clients include physicians, government agencies, managed care organizations, hospitals, clinical labs, and pharmaceutical companies. To learn more about our organization, visit our website at: www.labcorp.com at http://www.labcorp.com/

Requirements

License/Certification/Education: Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent w/1-2 years of experience.

Shift

1

Schedule

Monday - Friday 6:00am - 2:30pm

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.