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Lab Support Specialist III FT

Company: Summit Health
Location: Florham Park
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionEssential Job functions: Full Time Put away supplies, rotating stock so as to prevent expiration of product.Organize supplies for Satellites and bags them for courierTroubleshoot problem specimens to find resolution. Communicates outcome with office & Lab Staff.Answer the phone; take messages; obtain necessary information and gives response to caller.Readies specimens for placement onto analyzers, ensuring that the barcoded label is properly affixed to the specimen tubes.Utilize necessary computer applications to collect office collected specimens in the LIS, print labels and reference laboratory requisitions.Measures and pours off aliquot of 24 hr urine specimens. Ensures that specimens were collected in proper additive or that additive is added before specimen is sent for testing.Centrifuge specimens that are delivered to the lab after appropriate amount of time has elapsed for proper clotting.Discard aged specimens in appropriate disposal units.Organize prior days' work sheets & instrument print outs for storageRecognizes and performs duties which need to be performed, although not directly assigned that are within the scope of abilityMaintains centrifuge calibrations If working in the Pathology Department the Laboratory Assistant III will perform frozen section, ROSE cases, prepares slides for testing and immunohistochemical staining. General Job functions: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:Associate degree required, bachelor's degree preferred and equivalent work, required1-2 years' experience in a laboratory setting and understanding of laboratory equipment2-4-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 environment.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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