Clinical Laboratory Assistant - Pathology

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Outstanding opportunity for an experienced Clinical Laboratory Assistant to further a career and contribute directly to the mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospitail.  Typical daily responsibilities include pre-analytic specimen management which includes accessioning, processing, distributing patient specimens throughout the laboratory. Responsible for waste stream management which includes, washing glassware, sterilization and autoclave procedures necessary for biological waste disposal for the Department of Pathology. Additional responsibilities in Reference Laboratory Specimen Management are accessioning, requisitioning and processing specimens for reference laboratories, as well as, retrieving test results. Personnel are subject to overtime and callback as necessary. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed in order to meet the goals and objectives of the department.

Minimum Experience

Two (2) years clerical and/or medical experience preferred

Completion of a medical terminology class preferred. Computer experience and knowledge of handling biological samples also desirable

Autoclave training will be provided

Minimum Education

Associate degree required

Four (4) years of verified full-time experience with clinical laboratory specimen processing will be acceptable in lieu of degree

Other Credentials

Current Hazardous Goods shipping certification from the Department of Transportation required within one year of hire into the position

EEO Statement

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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