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Beth Israel Lahey Health Laboratory Assistant - Core Lab in Cambridge, Massachusetts

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

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Evening (United States of America)

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assists with the required processing of laboratory specimens including but not limited to verification of specimen identification, centrifugation, and pouring of aliquots.

  • Maintains specified equipment, instruments, and supplies.

  • Performs certain routine laboratory procedures, and operates specified laboratory instruments and equipment.

  • Performs a variety of clerical and technical procedures to prepare specimens for processing, result review, and verification.

  • Answers phones, and provides test information over the phone.

  • Checks inventory of supplies, and notifies supervisor when ordering may be necessary.

  • Maintains work areas in a neat, clean, and orderly manner.

  • Operates computer for required applications.

  • Complies with requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies; adheres to established hospital and departmental policies, procedures, and objectives.

  • Performs other similar or related duties as required or as directed in all sections, areas, and shifts.

  • Works closely with technical and clerical staff to maintain communication related to patient tests/processing.

Required Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent, with reading skills verified at ninth grade level or better.

  • Six months of laboratory experience preferred.

  • Must have good organizational skills.

  • Able to work independently on assigned tasks.

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As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

More than 35,000 people working together. Nurses, doctors, technicians, therapists, researchers, teachers and more, making a difference in patients' lives. Your skill and compassion can make us even stronger.

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