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Specialty Lab Assistant

Company: Labcorp
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

LabCorp is seeking a Lab Assistant to join our team in Syracuse, NY. This role works in a high volume, production based environment performing a vital component of clinical lab science.The schedule for this position will be: Monday - Friday, 8:30AM- 5:00PM*Job Duties/Responsibilities:** Actively participate in clerical activities including accessioning/registering cases, phone inquiries, preparation and packaging of specimens, and assist in quality assurance review.* Proficient and accurate in the use of the laboratory information system (LIS) especially as relates to the accessioning and registering patients. * Familiar with the use of a computer and Windows-based software applications, including use of keyboard and mouse. * Maintain a clean and safe work environment.* Answer the phone; appropriately interact with referring providers and staff; direct calls internally as necessary.* File, store, and retrieve finished slides and blocks when necessary.* Store and retrieve ThinPrep vials for ancillary testing.* Assist in maintaining proper inventory of supplies; notify Team Lead when reorders need to be placed.* Label, assemble, and/or distribute cytology and histology slides as needed. * Perform miscellaneous clerical duties as required, including, but not limited to: typing, filing, photocopying, phone calls, faxing, shredding, etc. * Knowledgeable in the use of personal safety devices and supplies; perform the duties and functions of the position according to the standards and procedures as stated in Biosafety Manual.* Demonstrate professional conduct and communication skills at all times.* Report all major problems to management in a timely manner; consult with appropriate personnel in resolving problems.* Perform the duties of the position ethically, honestly and in the strictest of confidence, and always in compliance with Employer policies and procedures.* Perform other related duties as may be required.The pay range for this position is $15 to $23.43 . All job offers will be based on a candidate's skills and prior relevant experience, applicable degrees/certifications, as well as internal equity and market data. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Company bonus where applicable.*Requirements:** High school diploma or equivalent * Previous medical/lab or production experience is preferred* Comfortability with handling biological specimens * Ability to accurately identify specimens * Basic computer knowledge and data entry skills* High level of attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and multitask* Ability to work in a fast paced production environment and meet established turn-around times* Strong communication skills; both written and verbal* Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time* Must pass a standardized color blindness test* Flexibility to work overtime as needed*If you're looking for a career with an industry leader that offers opportunity for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!**Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:*As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.For more information about how we collect and store your personal data, please see our [Privacy Statement](

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