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This position requires - Clear Background, Drug Test, and Education Check.
Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer without Sponsorship.
(Principal Only! No Corp to Corp)

Position Title: 5317-Lab Assistant
Location: Stanford, CA

Pay Rate: Pays up to $25/hr DOE

Contract Duration: 9 Months

This Position requires – Clear Background, Drug Test and Education Check

If you are interested in this position please submit your resume to reginald@norlandgroup.com


Job Title: Lab Assistant – 5317

Job Location: Stanford, CA

Duration: 9 Months

Pay Rate: Pays up to $25/hr DOE

Hours: Monday – Friday, 40 hrs per week



·         Receives all surgical pathology and cytology specimens and test requisitions in the laboratory.

·         Checks test requisition for complete patient data.

·         Obtains missing information when necessary.

·         Prioritizes specimens prior to entering data in laboratory information system (LIS). Manually logs in specimens when computer system is down.

·         Labels specimens with LIS accession number and delivers specimens to appropriate sections. Daily cleaning and organization of Gross Room and Frozen Section Room instruments and supplies.

·         Prepare solutions (Formalin, Carnoys solution, decal, etc.). Neutralizes, checks, and disposes of formalin waste. Perform routine maintenance of Frozen Section Room instrumentation.

·         Picks up specimens from surgery and clinic areas. The supervisor makes continuing or individual assignments by indicating generally what is to be done, problems to be anticipated, quantity and quality of work expected, deadlines, and priority of assignments, and suggests ways of handing problems. Additionally, supervisors provide specific instructions for new, difficult, or unusual assignments. The supervisor spot checks the work occasionally during progress, and upon completion to assure that proper methods are being used and guidelines are being followed. Reports To: Accessioning Supervisor, Gross Room Supervisor Frequent Contacts: Gross Room medical and technical supervisors, medical staff, residents and fellows, Operations Manager, clinic staff, surgery staff, laboratory staff.

·         Essential Functions: Receives all specimens into the lab from a variety of sources and routes, Compares information from test requisition form with specimen labels and resolves identification problems, Checks test requisition forms for complete information and obtains missing information if necessary, Enters patient demographic information into LIS and orders appropriate examination code, Accessions specimens according to established priority.

·         Manipulate and edit computer fields to ensure proper billing, unique accessioning number, and correct documentation for each specimen received.

·         Distributes accessioned specimens to appropriate locations, Retrieves specimens from surgery and clinics, Cleans and stocks Gross Room, Maintains instruments and equipment in the Gross and Frozen Section Rooms, Check formalin waste for effective neutralization prior to disposal.

·         Participates in quality assurance projects as appropriate, Maintain appropriate health and safety standards as directed by federal state and accrediting agency laws/guidelines, Committed to working within a team environment

·         Performs other work related duties as assigned



Minimum Qualifications:

·         High school graduate or equivalent required.

·         Data entry skills required

·         Previous laboratory experience preferred

·         Strong medical terminology skills required

·         Strong organizational skills required.

·         Must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing, in English



·         AA/AS or BAIBS in a biological science preferred

We encourage Minorities, Women, Protected Veterans and Disabled individuals to apply for all positions that they may be qualified for. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume in a Word Document with the month and year that you have worked at each previous position to - reginald@norlandgroup.com and copy: 5317-Lab Assistant to the email Subject Line.

Or click this email link and attach your resume in a MS Word Document format

Job Posted Date: 2/13/2018