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Lab Tech Asst 2

Fairfax Medical Campus 618840 Full Time 3300 Gallows Road, Falls Church, VA, 22042, US
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Job Description

Inova's Fairfax Campus is looking for a Research based Full Time Lab Tech Assistant 2 to join their Office of Research team.

As a Laboratory Technician Assistant 2, you will communicate effectively and work cooperatively with others to optimize job performance and foster working relationships. To help achieve our mission, you will ensure accurate specimen processing to maintain specimen integrity and verify product and/or test components when processing. Managing specimen accessioning accurately and efficiently to provide quality specimens for Laboratory testing is of vital importance. Performing proper specimen collection by confirming patient identification, collecting specimens in proper tubes, utilizing venipuncture/capillary techniques and accurately labeling the specimens to ensure accurate patient results is required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Receipt of research specimens
  • Process specimens and track storage using inventory management system
  • Retrieve specimens from storage for shipment, transfer, or disposal
  • Support external research teams with various requests regarding stored specimens and data
  • Maintain biobank equipment
  • Assists in educating/training new team members while acting as a preceptor.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and well stocked department and notifies appropriate personnel of shortages.
  • No clinical/diagnostic lab work is performed

Qualifications:

 Experience:

1-3 years’ experience in a clinical laboratory environment or as a phlebotomist.

Education:

High School diploma, GED equivalent or documented foreign equivalent