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Lab Assistant I- Histology

Company: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated
Location: Oklahoma City
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Lab Assistant I- HistologyAmeriPath Oklahoma City,OK Monday-Friday 10:30am - 7:00pmPerformsvery basic functions to assist in the preparation of histopathology samples.

  • Perform routine activities involved in the preparation of histopathology slides under general supervision and according to policies and procedures.
  • Receive/collect,labeland prepare tissue specimens for gross dissection.
  • Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.
  • Monitor inventory,requisition supplies prior to depletion;stock and maintain laboratory supplies.
  • Clean,sterilize,organizeand maintain work area, glassware and laboratory equipment (e.g., refrigerators, freezers, andsupply cabinets, as needed).
  • Perform coverslipping of stained slides both manually and automated.
  • Responsible for all assigned clerical duties.
  • Comply with all health, qualityand safety policies,proceduresand practices. Required to use personal protective equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned. This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, but rather a general description of work performed by the position.
    QUALIFICATIONSRequired WorkExperience:N/APreferred Work Experience:One (1) year of previous histopathology or otherlaboratory experience and/or training preferred.Physical and Mental Requirements:
    • The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects: Objects 1 to 10 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects 11 to 25 pounds are lifted and carried occasionally; objects 36 to 50 pounds are seldom lifted or carried and objects over 50 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.
    • Ability to stand and work at the bench for long periods of time.
    • Frequent walking and/or standing.
    • May be required to use a wide variety oflaboratory instruments and apparatuses all of whichdemand significantmanual dexterity.Knowledge:
      • Basic knowledge of operating non-complex instrumentation.Skills:
        • Must demonstrate the ability to follow a series of steps without confusion or errors on an ongoing basis and retain the information once learned.
        • Must be detail-oriented,have the ability towork independently, establish work priorities and to handle several tasks simultaneously for maximum department efficiency.
        • Communication and interpersonal skills necessary to deal courteously andeffectively with supervisors,co-workersand clients.
        • Ability to deal with client information in a confidential manner.
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word,Exceland Outlook) and Laboratory Information Systems.
        • Ability to enter 6,000 alphanumeric keystrokes/hour.EDUCATION High School Diploma or Equivalent(Required)Some College CoursesLICENSECERTIFICATIONS2023-35914

Keywords: Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, Oklahoma City , Lab Assistant I- Histology, Other , Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

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