Wellforce Laboratory Assistant (U) in Melrose, Massachusetts
Receives, registers, and processes specimens according to laboratory protocol and distributes specimens to testing areas. Accurately registers patients into the Meditech System and enters test requests according to orders. Properly labels, receives and processes specimens according to laboratory protocol and distributes specimens to the appropriate testing areas in a timely manner. Centrifuges, aliquots and labels specimens. Prepares specimen batches to be sent to reference laboratories for testing. Processes microbiology specimens for testing. Review and resolve specimen issues appearing on the problem log on a daily basis.
High School Diploma or equivalent and some knowledge of medical terminology. Some medical or laboratory experience necessary. Computer skills, record-keeping skills, able to operate simple machinery (Centrifuge) etc.