Technical Processing Assistant

Schedule: Full time and part time 1st and 2nd shift with holiday and weekend rotations

Laboratory Alliance of CNY, the area’s largest provider of laboratory services, is looking for candidates to fill Technical Processing Assistant positions.

Location: Laboratory Alliance's main laboratory at the Operations Center in the Electronics Business Park in Liverpool, N.Y., and its affiliated sites in Syracuse, N.Y.

Primary Responsibilities:  Processing samples for analysis or referral.  This includes sorting, loading and unloading Tecan, distribution of stat samples to technical area, with centrifuging and manual aliquoting as needed.  Additional responsibilities include maintenance of Tecan, centrifuges, incubators, refrigerators and freezers and possibly analytical analyzers or equipment.  Specimen archiving, retrieval and disposal.  Phone duties, including answering and directing calls, critical and/or stat notifications to clients, and problem resolution.  Review and resolution of pending logs.  Loading/unloading of processed samples on clinical analyzers.  Assisting with audit of manual entered tests.

Education: High School degree and 0-1 year of laboratory experience. Knowledge common to a basic healthcare environment. 

Work Environment and Hazards: Exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens, toxic substances and other conditions common to a healthcare environment.

Physical Demands: Requires prolonged standing, some walking and sitting, some bending, stooping and stretching, eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity, ability to distinguish letters, numbers and symbols, use of computerized instruments, computer terminals, and other equipment common to a clinical laboratory. May require lifting up to 30 pounds or more. 

Special Equipment, Skills or Other Requirements: 

• Proven interpersonal and communication skills, ability to adapt to changing workload and stressful situations.

• Excellent customer service skills

• Strong computer skills required for patient registration and order entry. May be required to use the following equipment: computer terminals, centrifuges, telephones, copiers.

Apply online or forward resume to:

Human Resources Department
Laboratory Alliance of Central New York, LLC
1304 Buckley Road, Syracuse, N.Y. 13212-4302

Fax to 315-461-3020

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