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Medical Lab Assistant - CA in Santa Clarita, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 11/20/2018

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Job Description



  • Accurately performs specimen labeling, handling, preservation, processing or preparation, and specimen storing. 
  • Verifies patient sample and label with the generated worklist. 
  • Follows established protocols for the procurement and the storage of clinical laboratory samples. 
  • Brings to the attention of the Lead Technician or Supervisor problems regarding the resolution and documentation of clinical samples that do not meet the specimen acceptance criteria for testing. 


  • Pipets and aliquots sera and reagents. 
  • Responsible for the performance of preventive maintenance and housekeeping duties. 
  • Responsible for the operation of automated instruments. 
  • Responsible for the performance of quality control procedures. 
  • Accurately and legibly transcribes quality control and data that has been previously recorded either automatically by a testing instrument or manually by assay operator. 
  • Learn new procedures/assignments in a reasonable timeframe. 
  • Knowledge of basic computer skills. 
  • Completes assigned tasks within assigned timeframe. 
  • Follows work priorities as defined by the Department Supervisor, or Lead Technician. 
  • Follows written and verbal instructions. 


  • Collects and enters data in databases such as Excel or Access. 
  • Responsible for performing assigned tasks in accordance with applicable safety regulations and instructions, as well as correcting unsafe work habits and practices and/or bringing to the attention of the Safety Team or a supervisor any practice or condition that may be detrimental to the safety and health of the employees.
  • You also have a responsibility to cooperate in all safety or health-related programs and assist in solving safety and health problems.
  • Violations of safety directives and procedures will be handled in accordance with the established Company disciplinary process. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 


  • High School diploma and 2–4 years of previous laboratory experience, or 
  • Associate of Art degree and 1–2 years of previous laboratory experience, or 
  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts or Associate in Science and 0 year of previous laboratory experience. 
  • Receives general instructions on routine work, general instructions on new assignments. 

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