Laboratory Assistant Oxford Immunotec
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Within the standards of Oxford Diagnostic Laboratories, the Laboratory Assistant performs pre-analytical tasks associated with the T-SPOT.TB test, assures the quality of the specimens, and ensures the work area is clean and stocked with supplies.
Receives specimens delivered by courier servicesl. Opens packages, removes contents and dismantles packages. Builds shippers and assists in shipping supplies to customers.
Accessions samples according to accessioning SOP. Enters sample collection information and patient demographic information into the laboratory information System. Stamps requisitions with date of receipt. Performs accuracy checks of requisitions against information entered in LIS and scans documents.
Keeps work area clean and neat; uses Sani-Cloth Plus wipes to disinfect work surfaces
Prepares racks with conical centrifuge and Leucosep tubes for use by technologists and technicians and fills tubes with Ficoll Paque Plus according to established laboratory procedures.
Performs inventory and restocks laboratory supplies. Assists with receipt and inspection of raw materials, and ordering and stocking of materials and equipment
Prepares and labels reagents when first opened
Performs pre-analytical tasks associated with the T-SPOT.TB test under direct supervision of a trained Medical Technologist or the Laboratory Manager
Participates in laboratory staff meetings and continuing education including training program expanding scope of knowledge
Other duties as assigned by the Laboratory Manager or Supervisor
Laboratory Assistants must meet one of the following education/experience requirements:
Requires a BS degree in a biological, chemical, or physical science, OR an AS degree in a biological, chemical, or physical science that meets specific science requirements: 6 semester hours of chemistry and 6 semester hours of biology, AND one full year of full-time clinical laboratory work experience
Must be detail oriented, with ability to work independently and collaborate as part of a team.
Work requires compliance with strict safety protocols regarding work with reagents, laboratory equipment, and biological specimens
Work requires the analytical skills to collect information from diverse sources and solve problems
Work requires the ability to communicate effectively both orally and in
Work requires familiarity with computers; specifically use of Microsoft? Windows and Microsoft Office software.
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