Lab Assistant II
Palo Alto , California
February 08, 2017
Looking for qualified Lab Assistant II to join a dynamic group of individuals for a well renowned hospital located in the bay area. Candidates should be able to:

Receives all surgical pathology and cytology specimens and test requisitions in the laboratory.
Prioritizes specimens prior to entering data in laboratory information system (LIS).
Manually logs in specimens when computer system is down.
Labels specimens with LIS accession number and delivers specimens to appropriate sections.
Daily cleaning and organization of Gross Room and Frozen Section Room instruments and supplies.
Prepare solutions (Formalin, Carnoys solution, decal, etc.).
Neutralizes, checks, and disposes of formalin waste.
Enters patient demographic information into LIS and orders appropriate examination code
Manipulate and edit computer fields to ensure proper billing, unique accessioning number, and correct documentation for each specimen received.
Distributes accessioned specimens to appropriate locations
Retrieves specimens from surgery and clinics,
Cleans and stocks Gross Room,
Maintains instruments and equipment in the Gross and Frozen Section Rooms

High school graduate or equivalent required. AA/AS or BAIBS in a biological science preferred. Data entry skills required. Previous laboratory experience preferred. Strong medical terminology skills required. Strong organizational skills required. Must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, in English. Licenses/Certifications/Registrations: None. Physical Requirements/Work Environment: Work is primarily sedentary in nature. There is a risk of exposure to blood, body fluids, and hazardous chemicals (formalin, Bouins, etc.). Risk of Exposure to Blood Bourne Pathogens: Tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues.

Please respond by COB October 13, 2016 with an updated resume in word format since managers are actively interviewing qualified candidates!

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