The Journey Begins with you.
There's quite a distance between wondering and knowing. And for patients waiting for answers to important health questions, it's a road they want to travel as quickly as possible.
At Quest Diagnostics Incorporated, we understand urgency. But more than speed, we focus our energies on accuracy. Currently, we seek a Lab Aide in Lenexa, KS.
Currently, we are seeking a Lab Associate I. As a Lab Associate I, you will perform the daily activities as described below. Duties and Responsibilities: 1. Consistently performs simple to moderately complex assays utilizing established procedures. 2. Prepares protocols/logs or other appropriate documents. 3. Organizes and prepares clinical specimens for testing; identifies problems and assists in resolving appropriately. 4. Prepares testing equipment and performs preventive maintenance. Notifies appropriate technical staff of equipment problems. 5. Prepares and maintains complete and accurate records of reagents or media using established procedures, formulas, stock solutions and fixed volume measuring devices. 6. Maintains inventory of consumable items including reagents and supplies. Unpacks, logs, dates and stores reagents/supplies upon receipt and properly rotates stock for use. 7. Prepares reagents and controls using automated or fixed volume measuring devices. Performs phase-in verifications according to established guidelines. Submits documentation to appropriate staff for approval to use. 8. Performs data entry or transfers data to computer for data reduction and prepares for clinical laboratory scientist's review. Tallies workload data and prepares reports as requested. 9. Verifies assay meets acceptable quality control criteria. When necessary, notifies appropriate technical staff for troubleshooting. 10. Logs or charts Quality Control and/or Quality Assurance results for review by licensed clinical laboratory scientist. 11. May demonstrate initiative in making suggestions to improve efficiency and productivity and provide consistent feedback. Education: High school diploma or equivalent. 2 - 3 years' laboratory experience or two years of college courses in biological sciences or chemistry preferred. Work Experience: 2 - 3 years' laboratory experience or two years of college courses in biological sciences or chemistry preferred. Special Requirements: 1. Lifts light to moderately heavy objects. The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects. Objects in the weight range of 1 to 10 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects in the weight range of 11 to 25 pounds are lifted and carried occasionally and objects in the weight range of 26 to 50 pounds are seldom lifted and carried. Objects exceeding 50 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance. 2. Computer skills: word processing skills using Windows based software (Word, Excel, etc.). 3. Other automation skills helpful. 4. Typing skills desirable. Key Word Search
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Quest Diagnostics has many career opportunities for individuals whose talent, initiative and dedication will complement our belief that the patient comes first and that values do matter. We work to earn our customers’ trust every day by providing the highest quality products and services in a professional, accessible and informative way. Our workforce is diverse and talented and believes in our vision: "Dedicated people improving the health of patients through unsurpassed diagnostic insights."
[All requirements are subject to possible modifications to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.]
Quest Diagnostics is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO).
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