Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Assistant I- CARE

Classification Title:

Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Assistant I- CARE

Job Description:
  • Sample Processing - Prepare laboratory specimens for analysis and testing (spinning, aliquoting, grossing). Unpack and route specimens to their respective staging areas. Accurately identify and label specimens. Properly prepare and store excess specimen samples.
  • Performs duties as assigned by immediate supervisor
  • Lab Support - Pack and ship specimens to proper testing facilities. Maintains lab cleanliness by properly removing biohazard waste and disinfecting benchtops.
  • Customer Service - Discuss appropriate sample submission with submitters as necessary. Resolve and document any problem specimen’s requirements
  • Clerical Support - Data entry of patient information in an accurate and timely manner. Assists with administrative support as assigned.
Expected Salary:

$16.00 per hour, commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

High School diploma; one (1) year work experience including 6 months in a laboratory setting.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous veterinary or lab experience is a plus

High school diploma or equivalent and ability to pass a standardized color-blind test. One to two years of relevant experience, including six months in a laboratory setting Must be comfortable handling and identify biological specimens. Strong data entry and organizational skills. Ability to lift up to 30lbs.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and reference letters.

This is a CARE position offering limited benefits including health insurance and paid time off.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

Health Assessment Required: No

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