Laboratory Corporation of America Lab Assistant - Slidell, LA in Slidell, Louisiana
LabCorp is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care through its comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. The company provides diagnostic, drug development and technology-enabled solutions for more than 120 million patient encounters per year.
We are seeking a Lab Assistant to join our team in Slidell, LA
The Lab Assistant works in a high volume, production based environment performing a vital component of clinical lab science.
Receive and sort clinical lab specimens
Prepare specimens for testing and analysis
Scan and/or order entry of patient and specimen information
Perform minor instrumentation maintenance
Follow all Standard Operating Procedures to ensure safety and quality standards
Troubleshoot any sample related issues
Maintain record logs in a timely and efficient manner
Maintain a clean and safe work environment
Ensure all laboratory equipment is working properly
Replenish test bench supplies as needed
High school diploma or equivalent
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
If you're looking for a career with an industry leader that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!
Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:30pm
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.