Massachusetts Healthcare Jobs

MassHire JobQuest Logo

Job Information

Actalent Lab Assistant in Billerica, Massachusetts

Job Description:

  1. Maintains diagnostic viability of all specimens, and ensures correct patient labeling of all materials.

  2. Under close supervision, checks surgical case number and verifies on worksheet.

  3. Prepares all reagents, buffers and stains utilized in laboratory and maintain acceptable working volumes.

  4. Organizes slides for distribution to residents, fellows and/or senior pathologists according to requisition paperwork and worksheets.

  5. Responsible for documentation of daily QA/QC charts for all laboratory equipment. Verifies that all QA/QC has been done.

  6. Maintains inventory of a large number of reagents and other supplies in Lab. Follows established protocols for proper storage and

    maintenance of quality control for all reagents and other supplies.

  7. Maintains equipment in proper working order and perform maintenance as necessary.

  8. Identifies problems and brings to the attention of senior laboratory staff. Troubleshoots under supervision.

  9. Assists in safety training of all laboratory personnel. This includes maintaining appropriate documentation and protocols.

  10. Assists in the orienting and training of new laboratory staff.

  11. Participates in continuing education/in-service training sessions sponsored by the department.


  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in biological/physical science or equivalent, with courses in immunology and histology or equivalent training.


  • Monday - Friday 9AM - 5PM

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an

exhaustive list of all responsibilities and skill required of personnel so classified.

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.