Medical Laboratory Assistant III
Johnston County, NC - Smithfield, NC

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The Johnston County Public Health Department has one vacancy listed for a Medical Laboratory Assistant III.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Employees are responsible for receiving specimens from a variety of sources, verifying identification information, and assigning an accession number. Employees are responsible for proper specimen processing, specimen storage, and accurately completing laboratory work orders. Depending upon the assigned area and the laboratory dynamics, employees may perform any combination of the following simple procedures a minimum of 25% of the time: Glucose determinations; urinalysis dip stick(s), specimen, pregnancy test, and HGB determination. Employees must be knowledgeable of applicable techniques of procedures performed and refer test results and questionable situations to other medical laboratory staff. Work may also include the disposal of outdated specimens, stocking. Work may include other related duties as determined by management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Some knowledge of applicable laboratory instrumentation and
equipment; some knowledge of test procedures performed in the laboratory; knowledge of specimen processing; skill in the use of laboratory equipment and in the performance of procedures; ability to make accurate observations; ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.

Desired Education and Experience:

Graduation from high school and one year of laboratory
experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.