Asst, Pre-Analytical II in Los Angeles, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/27/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    8401 Fallbrook Avenue
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Date Posted:
  • Function
  • Job Family
    Specimen Processors
  • Remote
  • Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Shift

Job Description

The Pre-Analytical Assistant II in the Tech Ops Department is responsible for knowing all of the functions of the Pre-Analytical Assistant I, plus additional functions. 
  • All responsibilities of the Pre-Analytical Assistant  I and II; meets or exceeds productivity and quality standards for Pre-Analytical Assistant I. 
  • Solves more complex problems on a routine basis. 
  • Demonstrates a basic understanding of how Specimen Processing and Tech Ops impact testing departments and result quality.  
  • Identifies problems with specimen types vs test orders, missing information, improperly positioned bar code labels, etc. with regard to load building, aliquoting, and test add processing. 
  • Understands the complex relationship between test(s) ordered and specimens received with load building to correct departments. 
  • Completes all required written documentation such that it is understandable to others, legible and within the assigned time frame. 
  • Meets quality and production standards within 6 months of completing training. 
  • Learns additional functions within Tech Ops and Specimen Processing to ensure cross-functional support. 
  • Adheres to all Quest Diagnostics policies and procedures, including safety and compliance. 
  • Performs all other duties as assigned. 
  • Demonstrates an understanding of compliance policies related to test ordering, which requires developing the ability to research test ordering information on translation tables, computer systems, and the directory of services. 
  • And sorts, racks, picks up and delivers specimens to the laboratory, specimen storage, operates centrifuge, aliquots. 

Required Work Experience:   N/A Preferred Work Experience:   One year experience in a laboratory environment or a production setting  Physical and Mental Requirements:   N/A Knowledge:  

  • Medical background required which includes medical terminology applicable to a clinical laboratory. 
  • Must have familiarity with personal computers, basic Windows-based software 

Skills:   good typing skills 

High School Diploma or Equivalent(Required)