Lab Assistant job description

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Lab Assistant Responsibilities

Include:

  • Performing laboratory tests including pre- and post-analytic phases
  • Preparing samples/specimens
  • Producing accurate and reliable data and interpret results

lab assistant job description

Job brief

We are looking for a responsible lab assistant to carry out sampling, testing, measuring, recording and analysing in cooperation with the rest of the lab team. The successful candidate will have experience in a laboratory environment and accuracy in order to extract reliable and valid results.

Responsibilities

  • Perform laboratory tests including pre- and post-analytic phases
  • Prepare samples/specimens
  • Produce accurate and reliable data and interpret results
  • Follow methodologies in carrying routine tasks
  • Research relevant topics and gather information/data
  • Adhere to correct procedures, policies and health/safety guidelines
  • Keep abreast of all industry developments and best practices
  • Document all activities, record results and insert/retrieve data
  • Maintain work area and equipment
  • Provide administrative assistance

Requirements

  • Proven working experience as a lab assistant
  • Familiarity with automated laboratory equipment
  • Computer literacy and experience with Laboratory Information Systems
  • Accuracy and close attention to detail
  • Strong analytical judgement
  • Current licence or relevant certification
  • BS degree in Medical Technology, Biology or related field
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