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Technical Processing Assistant (Specimen Accessioner)
  • Location: Buffalo, NY
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #14687

Known as the City of Good Neighbors, Buffalo, NY is also the city of good opportunities.

Lighthouse Lab Services is seeking Technical Processing Assistants (Specimen Accessioners) with a well-established and rapidly growing biotech company in Buffalo, NY conducting Molecular testing. The Technical Processing Assistants will perform tasks to serve a high throughput testing laboratory and support testing site staff and laboratory staff through related to patient information management, organization, and communication. The target is to complete all activities accurately, with high quality and in a timely manner.

Looking for a chance to embark on an exciting career in science? READ ON!

Specific job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Receives and processes laboratory specimens according to department procedures and protocols.
  • Verifies specimen information and ensures specimen integrity while performing processing duties and preparing specimens for testing.
  • Tasks will require working in laboratory areas using established procedures, and proper documentation for regulatory agencies where applicable.
  • Tasks will require knowledge of software applications.
  • Maintenance of incubators, specimen archiving, retrieval, and disposal.
  • Processes specimens for analysis to include cleaning and aliquoting techniques.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Adheres to laboratory safety practices to include knowledge and proper use of PPE where indicated.
  • Understands specimen requirements and rejection criteria.
  • Ensure the confidentiality of all patient information.
  • Work closely with other team members in a cooperative fashion to ensure timely sample output.
  • Schedule flexibility to ensure lab demand is met with the potential to work overtime. Alternative days and/or evening shifts may be needed.
  • Participates in continuing education (CE) programs when available.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to have good attention to detail.
  • Great team player who is collaborative and positive.
  • Maintain and display professional behavior that is appropriate to the situation.
  • Ability to clearly communicate.
  • Demonstrates ability to effectively manage multiple tasks utilizing organization and prioritization skills, self-motivated.
  • Accuracy of work with acceptable error rate.
  • Strong interpersonal, written/oral communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Must always wear PPE for protection of self and others.

Minimum Preferred Profile

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous experience in a clinical lab environment preferred but not required
  • Previous experience as a lab Accessioner or Specimen Processor highly preferred but not required

Salary, Benefits, and Schedule

  • Competitive salary commensurate with education and experience
  • Full benefits
  • 3rd shift  — M-F (10pm-6am)

About Us

At Lighthouse Lab Services, we offer solutions to help start, grow, and run clinical laboratories. Our recruiting team has over 18 years of proven success placing job seekers in positions ranging from entry-level Medical Technologists to seasoned Laboratory Directors. We recruit nationwide, for permanent and travel positions with clients ranging from small hospitals to large reference laboratories.

It is the policy of Lighthouse Lab Services to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Lighthouse Lab Services will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Lighthouse Lab Services | 800-838-0602 | lighthouselabservices.com

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