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Lab Assistant

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Personal Genome Diagnostics

Calabasas, CA, USA · Hills, IA, USA · California, USA · United States
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
At Labcorp we have a passion in helping people live happy and healthy lives. Every day we provide vital information that helps our clients and patients understand their health. If you are passionate about helping people and have a drive for service, then Labcorp could be a great next career step!

LabCorp is seeking a Lab Assistant to join our team in Calabasas, CA. This role works in a high volume, production based environment performing a vital component of clinical lab science.

Pay Range: Base: $18 - $21 plus a 2nd shift differential

Schedule: 2nd shift. Tuesday through Saturday from 7:00 PM to 3:30 AM.

Position Summary:

Performs tasks associated with specimen management including receiving samples, loading and unloading automation, and storage.

Essential Job Duties:

  • Assists with loading and unloading of specimens on the Hamilton pipetting instruments including capping and uncapping samples, labeling aliquot tubes, pulling errors, and sorting aliquots.
  • Performs maintenance of laboratory instruments.
  • Sorts specimens into appropriate station for manual pipetting.
  • Returns specimens to appropriate locations.
  • Performs discard and relocation of specimen racks.
  • Adheres to the standard operating procedures and safety requirements of Esoterix, CLIA, CAP and other regulatory bodies.
  • Documents all quality assurance activities as necessary including preventative maintenance logs, instrument function checks, troubleshooting, and quality control to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Follows any other job-related instructions and performs any other job-related duties requested by department management.

Required Education/Degree:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Required Certification/License:


Required Work Experience:

No experience required. Training occurs on-site.

Physical Demands:

Requires utilization of fingers and hands, standing-remaining on one’s feet in an upright position, sitting-remaining in the normal seated position, handling-seizing, holding, grasping, lifting, pushing, pulling. Requires the ability to lift up to 30 lbs.

Working Conditions:

There is regular exposure to potential blood-borne pathogens.

Benefits: All job offers will be based on a candidate’s skills and prior relevant experience, applicable degrees/certifications, as well as internal equity and market data. Regular, full-time or part-time employees working 20 or more hours per week are eligible for comprehensive benefits including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, STD/LTD, 401(K), ESPP, Paid time off (PTO) or Flexible time off (FTO), Commissions, and Company bonus where applicable. For more detailed information, please click here.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.

Labcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

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