Lab Assistant I - Histology - Part Time - Perth Amboy, NJ req60783

Lab I Asst - Histology - Perth Amboy, New Jersey - Monday to Friday, 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Look for more thananswers. Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing,information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. Theseare often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and requiresensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It's about providingclarity and hope.

As a Lab Technician youwill work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you canexpand your skills and knowledge. You'll have a role where you can act withprofessionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work wedo and the people we serve.

At Quest, LabTechnicians play an essential role in our success and in the services weprovide. As a career, we offer a unique opportunity to develop your career withthe #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. We are tech driven, and we're creating the labof the future - an environment where you can deliver cutting edge diagnosticsand help us drive new discoveries and breakthroughs.

Minimum Qualifications:
1. High School Education or equivalent.
2. Good clerical, organizational and communication skills.
3. Basic knowledge of operating non-complex instrumentation.

Preferred/DesiredQualifications:
1. College level science courses
2. 1 year of histopathology or other laboratory experience

Position Summary:
The Histology Laboratory Assistant I position is an entry level position for anindividual with little to no prior laboratory experience. The individual willperform very basic functions to aid in the preparation of histopathologysamples. The individual will work under general supervision of trained,certified histotechnicians and/or histotechnologists.

Duties andResponsibilities:
1. Under general supervision and according to policies and procedures, performroutine activities involved in the preparation of histopathology slides.
2. Receive/collect, label and prepare tissue specimens for gross dissection.
3. Process paperwork associated with accessioning and reporting.
4. Monitor inventory, requisition supplies prior to depletion, stock andmaintain laboratory supplies.
5. Operate, clean, and sterilize laboratory equipment, glassware, andinstruments. Maintain a clean workstation in the grossing area.
6. Perform coverslipping of stained slides either manually or automated.
7. Responsible for all assigned clerical duties associated with the Histologylaboratory.
8. Maintain confidentiality of sensitive information concerning patients,physicians, employees, clients, vendors, and the company.
9. Ensure all corporate safety, quality control and quality assurance standardsare met.
10. Maintain a clean and well-organized work area.
11. Ensure compliance with all local, federal, CLIA and CAP regulations.
12. Other duties, as assigned by supervisor.
Ref # req60783