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Lab Assistant

Company: Vitalant
Location: Tempe
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Are you interested in joining a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to a life-saving mission? If so, Vitalant's Cellular Therapy Lab is hiring! As a Clinical Lab Assistant II, you will provide administrative support for the laboratory, provide logistic support for shipment and receipt of Cellular Therapy Products, monitor and support performance of required equipment maintenance, and ensure that the laboratory processes are supported by maintaining appropriate inventory levels of reagents and supplies. The CLA II role acts as the primary point of contact for many of our clients and provides the opportunity to build relationships and trust with our key clients. This role serves as a liaison for the laboratory and interacts with physicians, nurses, and vendors to coordinate our effort to support direct patient care. You are not only touching products; you are touching lives!

This is a 2nd shift role with scheduled hours of 3:00 pm - 11:30 pm Monday - Friday

PRIMARY PURPOSE:

Under direct supervision, this position performs a variety of record keeping duties and prepares routine specimens and performs ancillary tasks to support testing. Works with other team members to ensure timely, quality, test results.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs all assigned duties in compliance with internal SOPs and external regulations. Brings compliance issues to the attention of management.

Assures quality customer service to all customers.

Unpacks samples received from internal and external customers.

Accessions samples received for testing. Identifies unacceptable or missing samples, labels, or paperwork. Reports all discrepancies to the supervisor and assists with resolution.

Performs data entry.

Orders laboratory reagents and supplies.

Communicates pertinent information to customers, as directed.

Assists in maintaining inventory of supplies and reagents, as directed.

Assists with maintaining the cleanliness of equipment and work areas.

Packs and ships supplies and/or specimens.

Assists in processing bio-waste, specimens and micro-plates.

Performs receipt and preparation of samples, as directed.

Drives the company vehicle to make deliveries and pickups.

Performs all other duties, at the discretion of management, as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge/Education

High School graduate or GED required.

Licenses/ Certifications

Valid in-state driver's license required.

Experience

One year related experience required.

Skills/Abilities

Ability to key accurately and be detail oriented.

Ability to stand for long periods of time, lift and bend.

Ability to organize and prioritize a variable work-load.

Good analytical, problem solving and communications skills.

Able to make sound decisions and work under pressure.

Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.

Must possess a good driving record.

Must be able to demonstrate good computer input and retrieval skills.

EEO including disability and veterans

Keywords: Vitalant, Tempe , Lab Assistant, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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