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Quest Diagnostics

Pre – Analytical Assistant I



Full Time

On Site


Marlborough, Massachusetts, United States

Pre – Analytical Assistant I - Marlborough,MA - Tuesday-Saturday / 2nd shift 3:00pm-11:00pm

Pre-Analytical Assistant I is responsible for general support functions within the Technical Operations Department.

  • Demonstrates an ability to learn the job duties assigned to the Pre-Analytical Assistant I, and develops an understanding of how all the functions in Tech Ops and Specimen Processing work together and how they impact Technical departments and result quality.
  • Identifies problems with specimen types, missing information, etc., with regard to sorting, racking, centrifuging, delivery, and storage of specimens; is able to resolve or forward information in support of timely problem resolution.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of compliance policies related to test ordering, which requires developing ability to research test order information on translation tables, computer systems, and the directory of services.
  • Meets quality and production standards within 6 months of completing training.
  • Completes all required written documentation such that it is understandable to others, legible and within the assigned time frame.
  • Reports to work on time, and follows attendance guidelines; supports the department's performance in the event of coworker absences.
  • Learns additional functions within Tech Ops and Specimen Processing to allow timely progression to the next level.
  • Performs 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.


Required Work Experience:


Preferred Work Experience:

Previous experience in a production environment

Physical and Mental Requirements:



Medical background preferred which includes medical terminology applicable to a clinical laboratory.


Minimal data entry skills

High School Diploma or Equivalent(Required)