Accessioning Lab Assistant
Job Details
Entry
Tukwila - Main Lab LLC - Tukwila, WA
Full Time
High School
$18.50 - $29.38 Hourly
None
3rd Shift
Health Care
Description

ABOUT US

An unwavering pursuit of Excellence in Patient Care - Every diagnosis. Every day. This is what we stand for.

CellNetix Pathology and Laboratories is a dynamic physician- and employee-owned pathology practice and lab headquartered in Washington state in the Seattle area with locations throughout the state and Alaska. We're resolute in meeting the exceedingly high standards of quality we set for our laboratory, our customer service, our business, and ourselves.

If this resonates with you, join our exceptional team in our pursuit of excellence.


Position Summary:

The responsibility of Lab Assistant I is to provide general assistance to technologists/technicians and pathologists to ensure smooth work flow for the entire department. Responsibilities may include obtaining information from various departments, processing and/or accessioning different types of specimens and providing administrative and organizational support to the department. Due to various environmental hazards presented in the workplace such as formalin, communicable disease, fresh human tissue, etc., employees must adhere to HIPAA standards and strict Standard Operating Procedures and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.


Position Schedule: Monday-Friday 6:00pm-2:30am


Essential Duties:

A Lab Assistant I may perform any of the following duties or groups of duties:

  1. Verify specimen type and demographics
  2. Forward/Return specimens to various departments & locations
  3. Intake/Receive specimens delivered by couriers
  4. Accession all case types data entry
  5. Cross-reference information from numerous computer programs
  6. Maintain & print from cassette printer
  7. Other duties as assigned

Benefits:

CellNetix offers a robust comprehensive benefits plan. Some of the most popular benefits include:

  • Company paid healthcare plan options.
  • Generous 401K company match up to 4%.
  • Starting paid time off up to 15 days/year plus 8 paid holidays.
  • Life and disability insurance.
  • Fully subsidized ORCA card and free parking at most sites.
  • Our most recent addition includes Norton LifeLock Identity Protection at no employee cost.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE As a healthcare organization we are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment. We require a criminal history background check and drug test for all final candidates. Additionally, CellNetix has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy.

Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Exhibit precise attention to detail
  • Adaptable & flexible
  • Time management skills and organization and the ability to multitask
  • Has exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Performs with a professional demeanor
  • Able to perform well under pressure with a large work volume
  • Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures and PPE requirements

Qualifications/Experience:

  1. Minimum High school graduate
  2. Associates or Bachelors degree with emphasis in biology/chemistry/anatomy preferred
  3. Prior clinical medical setting or laboratory experience preferred
  4. Basic computer program & application skills
  5. Customer service experience.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Be able to lift up to 30 lbs.
  2. Sitting
  3. Computer use
  4. Walking
  5. Manual dexterity
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