Acessioning Lab Assistant in New Brighton, MN at Pride Health

Date Posted: 11/9/2019

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Job Description

Pride Health is seeking candidates for a Lab Assistant in St. Paul, MN.  This is a 3-month assignment, Tue-Sat, 5pm-1:30am.


  • Receives, accessions, aliquots, stores and disposes of specimens, while maintaining chain of custody.
  • Receive specimens for testing; evaluate specimens and test orders; accession and aliquot specimens, organize work to maintain efficiency and acceptable turn-around-time; recognize unacceptable and unusual specimens and handle appropriately.
  • Process client samples, quality control samples and proficiency samples.  Adhere to the SOP.
  • Maintain work area, equipment, cleans, and perform scheduled and as needed maintenance procedures.   
  • Complete all documents accurately and neatly.  Monitor chain of custody, and custody and control forms for completeness and acceptability.
  • Perform material handling duties by supplying workstations with packaged samples to process, racks and bins to hold processed samples, removal of empty racks and bins, and stocking of other supplies necessary for the accessioning of samples.

Skills & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • 1+ year of related laboratory or customer service experience.
  • Must have strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must be able to distinguish colors including shades of colors.
  • Must be able to regularly lift, carry, and rotate/turn with up to thirty pounds.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time