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Laboratory Technician - United States  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 26 April 2017

Project Description

Job Description 
  • The Lab Technician is responsible for the overall specimen processing and handling according to specific protocol requirements and Compass Research SOP. 
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of lab procedures and practices.   


Primary Responsibilities:  
  • Specimen handling 
  • Perform lab tests 
  • Comply with OSHA guidelines 
  • Prepare and process blood, urine and other samples for in house test, reference lab or central lab according to specific study protocol and/or SOP 
  • Perform and moderately complex laboratory tests completely and accurately within established time frame 
  • Perform blood draws, specimen collection, take vital signs, perform EKG testing and able to record accordingly 
  • Effectively and professionally interact with patients, visitors, peers and other healthcare professionals 
  • Timely specimen preparation for processing and shipping 
  • Maintain laboratory inventory and ordering supplies 
  • Preparation and maintenance of laboratory and exam room 
  • Maintain biohazard waste containers and disposal of biohazard waste in lab and exam rooms 
  • Daily freezer temperature check; record information 
  • Accountable for all lab equipment maintenance and service 
  • Maintain OSHA safety guidelines in lab 
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned  
   

Required Skills   
  • Strong organizational + time management skills 
  • Ability to communicate clearly/effectively (written and oral) 
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer services skills   


Required Experience 
 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Biochemistry, and/or Biology is required or Master’s degree is preferred. Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) is a plus.  
  • Minimum of 1 year of laboratory experience is required