Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist


Adecco - Medical & Science is looking for an experienced "Lab Assistant" who has almost 2-3 years experience in a hospital setting.

Reports To: Accessioning Supervisor, Gross Room Supervisor
Frequent Contacts: Gross Room medical and technical supervisors, medical staff, residents and fellows, Operations Manager, clinic staff, surgery staff, laboratory staff.

Essential Functions:
-Receives all specimens into the lab from a variety of sources and routes, Compares information from test requisition form with specimen labels and resolves identification problems, Checks test requisition forms for complete information and obtains missing information if necessary,
-Enters patient demographic information into LIS and orders appropriate examination code, Accessions specimens according to established priority.
-Manipulate and edit computer fields to ensure proper billing, unique accessioning number, and correct documentation for each specimen received.
-Distributes accessioned specimens to appropriate locations, Retrieves specimens from surgery and clinics, Cleans and stocks Gross Room,
-Maintains instruments and equipment in the Gross and Frozen Section Rooms,
-Check formalin waste for effective neutralization prior to disposal.
-Participates in quality assurance projects as appropriate,
-Maintain appropriate health and safety standards as directed by federal state and accrediting agency laws/guidelines, Committed to working within a team environment,
-Performs other work related duties as assigned.

-High school graduate or equivalent required. AA/AS or BAIBS in a biological science preferred.
-Data entry skills required. Previous laboratory experience preferred.
-Strong medical terminology skills required. Strong organizational skills required. Must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, in English.

Licenses/Certifications/Registrations: None.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:
-Work is primarily sedentary in nature.
-There is a risk of exposure to blood, body fluids, and hazardous chemicals (formalin, Bouins, etc.).
-Risk of Exposure to Blood Bourne Pathogens: Tasks involve exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. The potential for spills or splashes of blood, body fluids or tissues exists in job related tasks.

To be considered for this position, please use the "apply now" button to submit your resume. If you have questions about the position please contact Ankita Singh at or call at 650-745-0052. #LI-AS1

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