Lab/Admin Assistant

  • Type: Contract
  • Job #39459
  • City: Portland
  • State: OR

Our client in Portland, Oregon who is improving the health of women, babies and families worldwide is in search for a Lab/Admin Assistant.  

The currently hold over 600 products to include products and services used primarily by obstetricians and gynecologists in surgical and medical procedures wherever they occur: in hospitals, surgical centers, medical offices and fertility clinics.

  • Provide general Department support by performing the following duties.
  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
  • Maintains demonstrated proficiency with all applicable Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Responsible for donor desk duties.
  • Checks in donors, which includes ensuring that donors are properly identified, and specimen cups are properly labeled.
  • Meets with Potential Donors, providing associated paperwork and verifies completeness. Scanning to appropriate location for Donor Dept.
  • Transports specimen cups from collection room to lab, disinfecting room after collection.
  • Distributes donor checks.
  • Manages FedEx pickups and shipments.
  • Assists in moving Laboratory equipment.
  • Maintains donor supplies, including pamphlets, refreshments/snacks.
  • Provides administrative support by answering phones, taking messages as necessary, scheduling potential donor appointments, filing and entering data into applicable company databases. Assisting with binder creation and organization.
  • Tracks blood draw and urine GC/Chlamydia specimen testing intervals and ensures specimens are collected and submitted in a timely fashion; prepares blood/urine specimens for shipment to reference laboratory; and updates relative communicable disease log.
  • Maintains phlebotomy supplies.
  • Follows up on outstanding/overdue results.
  • Monitors and maintains inventory of laboratory supplies.
  • Performs routine cleaning of laboratory.
  • Communicates any errors, accidents or incidents to the Laboratory Supervisor or Manager


  • High school diploma or equivalent and one to two years related experience and/or training (preferred)
  • Ability to speak and write English; communicate effectively and professionally with clients and external contacts; read and comprehend instructions; write routine reports and correspondence; and effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to clients and employees.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written or oral form and deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency in MS Word and Excel.
  • Excellent customer service skills; proficiency in phlebotomy; high level of interpersonal skills to interact with peers and management; strong attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials; excellent organizational skills; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; and ability to maintain confidentiality.



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