Lab Technician-Birmingham, AL

3560 Independence Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209, USA Req #2549
Tuesday, March 22, 2022
JOB SUMMARY:

Utilizes training and knowledge to accurately process speciments and ensure that all support systems are operated according to established procedures.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree in a chemical or biological science


JOB RELATIONSHIPS: 

Reports directly to Laboratory Supervisor


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Prolonged sitting
Repetitive hand, wrist and shoulder motion
Lifting up to 25 lbs. occasion-allyThe omission of specific statements or descriptions does not preclude management from assigning duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position.
EXAMPLE OF WORK PERFORMED

ADMINISTRATIVE: 

Recognizes the irretrievability of each sample submitted and processes each specimen with respect.
Ability to provide the pathology staff with the following information on each case: size, color, weight, dimensions, count, labeling of cassettes into which the specimens are placed, appropriate comments, and techniques employed in the cut and works within the guidelines set forth within the gross department manuel.
Notifies department supervisor of any situation that arises that goes beyond the individual's education, training or experience.
Responsible for accurate data entry skills.
Ability to prioritize and adapt to changing demands.
Maintain focus and consistently deliver quality work within tight timeframes.
Must be accurate and productive.
Must adhere to all department protocols and procedures.
Must be reliable, dependable and have an excellent attendance history.
Must be a team player.
Assists in other areas of the lab as directed.
Participates in special projects and/or assignments as requested by Manager /Director. 
PROFESSIONAL:

Excellent organizational skills and ability to do detailed multi-tasks.
Ability to deal effectively and professionally with others.
Working knowledge of office equipment.


CONTINUING EDUCATION

All lab personnel will be required to complete 12 Continuing Education Units on a calendar-year basis.



REQUIRED CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS:

Safety 1 CEU
Dermpath Specific 2 CEU's
The remaining 9 CEU's can be in any other related laboratory area of interest.
Compensation/ Benefits:

Benefits packages
PTO/6 Paid Holidays/Floating Holiday/Vacation Time
401K

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • 3560 Independence Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209, USA