Laboratory Aide, Core Laboratory
Laboratory Aide, Core Laboratory-1801574
Laboratory Aides assist technicians and pathologists in a hospital clinical laboratory, a medical research laboratory or in a morgue by performing a variety of semi-skilled routine tasks and/or clerical duties under direction to assist medical staff in making or confirming diagnosis to assist research staff in their work.
Duties of a Laboratory Aide may include the following but are not limited to:
- Records data accurately and maintains records of laboratory reports as assigned and performs other clerical related duties.
- Reviews all specimens received for proper labeling to ensure correct patient identification and proper sample type and amount for the test procedure.
- Accessions patient specimens utilizing the computer system and/or manual procedures.
- Proficient with computer protocols to obtain pertinent data.
- Maintain clean and organized workstations throughout the lab.
- Help with lab inventory and stocking lab stations with needed supplies.
- Become proficient on proper use of lab centrifuges and MPA.
- Answers telephone courteously, relays messages and provides information on laboratory services, specimen collection, requirements and status of specimens.
- Performs a variety of clerical functions such as filing, and is cross-trained to work in Specimen Receiving.
- Will be required to provide backup support in laboratory stat service and serve as a runner in transporting specimens between different MART building and main hospital and between different departments within the department of laboratory.
Required Qualifications: No minimum education or experience requirements.
Preferred Qualifications: High School Diploma, BS/BA/AA or some college credits. Prior hospital or clinical lab experience preferred.
Special Notes: Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises. All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
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Official Job Title: Laboratory Aide
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Core Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Full-time Day Shift 7:00am - 3:30pmCore Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Jun 7, 2018
Posting End Date: Jun 21, 2018, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG5