Laboratory Assistant

  • Type: VMS
  • Job #41845
  • City: Tampa
  • State: FL

Laboratory Assistant

If you are passionate about providing health care through diagnostic testing, then this opportunity is for you! Our client is a global healthcare company providing cutting edge diagnostic testing to make a difference! We are seeking a laboratory assistant to join their growing team!
Pay Rate: $18/hour
Employment: Full time 3-month contract-to-hire
Schedule: 3am-11:30am Tuesday – Saturday
Location: Hillsborough County, FL

Role Description:

  • Scanning Samples and preparing them to be packaged and shipped to other labs
  • Scan, bag, and ship frozen with dry ice
  • Retrieve samples from sample storage locations in walk-in freezers
  • Responsible for processes occurring before testing, such as patient preparation, specimen collection, identification, preservation and processing
  • Provide general support functions within the pre-analytic and analytic laboratory departments such as clerical and laboratory assistant duties to support overall operation of the lab
  • Monitoring, sorting and storing of incoming specimens
  • Data entry including patient requisitions, and double checking for accuracy
  • Assist in providing general support functions
  • Take inventory, stock, order and stock supply items as directed by supervisors for the pre-analytical department
  • Verify and enter patient demographics, patient consents and insurance information with manual requisitions along with collected and received time/date information
  • Order tests as per request


  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, and problem solving skills
  • Basic ability to work independently and manage one time
  • Basic ability to analyze data and accurately document and record results
  • Ability to work in Microsoft Office
  • Highschool diploma or equivalent
  • 0-2 years of experience
  • No vaccine requirement
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