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Lab Support Specialist I

Company: Summit Health Management
Location: Passaic
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPosition Summary: M-F 4pm-12:30am with rotating weekends in Woodland Park To assist the technologists in the performance of laboratory duties, which include but are not limited to labeling, organizing and maintaining COVID, blood chemistry, histology and urine samples and procedures. Responsible for providing technical assistance, expertise, day to day specimen problem solving and following all Laboratory safety guidelines.Essential Job functions:Preparation of specimens for testing which meet the laboratory's criteria. Readies specimens for placement onto analyzers, ensuring that the barcoded label is properly affixed to the specimen tubes and reference laboratory requisitionsOrganize and maintain lab storage, samples, and specimensRegisters, retrieves, discards specimens as appropriateFamiliar with tube types, test request and medical terminologySanitize equipment and workspacePerforms pipetting, organizing of samples as neededTroubleshoot problem specimens to find resolutionEnsures that specimens were collected in proper additive or that additive is added before specimen is sent for testingCentrifuge specimens that are delivered to the lab after appropriate amount of time has elapsed for proper clottingDiscard aged specimens in appropriate disposal unitsRecognizes and performs duties which need to be performed, although not directly assigned that are within the scope of abilityGeneral Job functions:Perform all other duties as assignedPhysical Job Requirements:Dexterity of hands and fingersEndurance (e.g. continuous typing, prolonged standing/bending, walking lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling)Education, Certification, Computer and Training Requirements:High School Graduate/GED / Equivalent Work, required0-1-year related work experience, required2-4-year related work experience, preferredHealth Sciences degree (AA/AS, BA/BS), preferredAbility to communicate in English, both orally and in writing, requiredModerate-High level Computer skills, requiredStandard Office Equipment (Phone, Fax, Copy Machine, Scanner, Email/Voice Mail)Standard Office Technology in a Window based environmentLaboratory Information Systems (LIS)Ability to communicate in English, both orally and in writing requiredPossible exposure to infectious specimens, communicable diseases, toxic substances, and other conditions common to a laboratory environmentNew state-of-the-art 50,000 square foot Clinical testing and Pathology medicine laboratory has been opened in Woodland Park . One of the few physician group-owned laboratories in the country, the Summit Health lab enables timely and accurate diagnostic testing that informs providers' medical decisions for patients. The highly automated testing site brings optimal quality control and faster test turnaround times for results, which represent a critical component to delivering quality, value-based health care to residents in New Jersey and the New York metropolitan area. Summit Health primary care and multispecialty offices for an expanded test offering.The state-of-the-art clinical testing and pathology medicine laboratory is offering and adding additional job to the location. Jobs that include Lab Support Specialist l, ll, lll, and many more. It's a facility that can help neighbors obtain laboratory need in their own neighborhood.Benefits*A friendly and fast-paced environment working with passionate peopleOutstanding growth opportunitiesTime OffMedical, Dental and Vision InsuranceShort/Long Term Disability, HSA, and Life Insurance401K plan with company matching contributionCash Bonus ProgramsRecognition and rewards programs to recognize successful teamsOther Perks & DiscountsCommuter and parking discount program to help you save (using pretax dollars)*Full Time Benefit Eligible Employees Only Equal Opportunity EmployerOur Company provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, religion, creed, gender/sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression (including transgender status), national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, military status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, and local laws.Safety DisclaimerOur Company cares about the safety of our employees and applicants. Our Company does not use chat rooms for job searches or communications. Our Company will never request personal information via informal chat platforms or unsecure email. Our Company will never ask for money or an exchange of money, banking or other personal information prior to the in-person interview. Be aware of potential scams while job seeking. Interviews are conducted at select Our Company locations during regular business hours only. For information on job scams, visit, or file a complaint at

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