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Lab Assistant in Allentown, PA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 12/11/2018

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Job Description


Laboratory Assistant

Purpose of Job:
To provide basic assistance to the microbiology and chemistry operations of the laboratory.

Job Duties:

  • Maintain clean laboratory by washing counter tops, sweeping floor, and storing analysis materials.
  • Sterilize containers before washing to avoid contamination.
  • Wash containers used in analysis and return to the laboratory for the next test.
  • Prepare sample for analysis as instructed.
  • Autoclave materials to sterilize for the next use. Discard waste and sterilize work area after each process.
  • Record temperatures of incubators to create needed environment for sample.
  • Assist other laboratory personnel performing testing procedures as instructed by the supervisor.
  • Maintain equipment in working order to perform necessary preventative maintenance.
  • May be required to occasionally pick up sample from the client and deliver to the laboratory.
  • Maintain knowledge of Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) that is required to complete job responsibilities.
  • Support corporate quality and continuous improvement process.
  • This position has the responsibilities and authority to identify departures from the quality system or test procedures and document such observations in accordance with the prescribed complaint system.
  • Perform other related duties as needed.

FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION email your resume to Jenny Jeanpierre at “jjeanpierre@apexlifesciences.com” with 'Lab Assistant' in the subject title.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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