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Lab Assistant-NA303

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Location Calabasas, California Job ID 20-82523

We are seeking a Lab Assistant to join our team in Calabasas Hills, CA

The Lab Assistant works in a high volume, production based environment performing a vital component of clinical lab science.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitors daily temperatures of freezers, refrigerators, water baths and incubators. Reports out of specification values to appropriate individuals.
  • Monitors safety equipment, such as eyewashes, fume hoods, and safety showers. Reports out of specification observations to the Safety Officer.
  • Performs periodic maintenance of laboratory equipment and instruments.
  • Cleans durable laboratory equipment and glassware as directed. Prepares tubes and glassware for use in assays and reagent preparation.
  • Monitors testing areas for radiation, swipes areas as directed and reports abnormal readings to management.
  • Prepares reagents, solvents, and other items to be used in assays.
  • Retrieves and removes hazardous waste materials including biohazardous, flammable, toxic, corrosive, and radioactive wastes.
  • Assists with stocking and organizing supplies and communicates needs to management.
  • Provides general clean-up for the laboratories including changing absorbent paper, filling towel and soap dispensers, cleaning refrigerators and freezers, sweeping walk-ins and vacuuming filters.
  • Performs sample management tasks such as volumization, labeling, storage, and preparation for disposal. Assists in locating missing samples.
  • Adheres to the standard operating procedures and safety requirements of Esoterix, CLIA, CAP and other regulatory bodies.
  • Documents all quality assurance activities as necessary including preventative maintenance logs, instrument function checks, troubleshooting, and quality control to ensure regulatory compliance.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent, or Associates Degree
  • 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
  • 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 opportunity for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!

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Tuesday -Saturday 10 pm - 6:30 am
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