Lab Assistant (Specimen Technician I) in Tampa, FL at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 10/28/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Location:
    4225 East Fowler Avenue
    Tampa, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Function
  • Job Family
    Specimen Processors
  • Remote
  • Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Shift

Job Description

Lab Assistant (Specimen Technician I) - Tampa, FL - Monday-Friday (Rotational Saturday)

$1500 sign on bonus (External Applicants) 

Specimen Processor

Do you have strong organization skills and attention to detail? Are you looking to join a Fortune 500 company leading the world in providing diagnostic information services to kick start your career?  Quest Diagnostics is recruiting for specimen processors/ lab assistants to join our team!


  • Day 1 Medical/Dental/Vision for FT employees who work 30+ hours
  • 15 PTO days first year
  • 7 Paid Holidays
  • Annual Bonus Opportunity
  • 401K matching
  • Tuition Reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate programs for FT employees who work 30+ hours
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Training provided

  • Job Responsibilities:

    • Data entry of test orders, presort, pickup and delivery of processed specimens to the laboratory, centrifugation and aliquoting
    • Process specimens to be sent out to additional facilities
    • Prepare laboratory specimens for various analysis and testing
    • Identifies problems and in some cases, may resolve issues with specimen types such as missing information etc.
    • Understands the relationship between tests ordered and specimen received
  • Qualifications:

    • HS diploma or equivalent
    • No experience required
    • Previous experience in a production or medical environment preferred
    • Must have flexibility, majority of work on the nightshift, but based on staffing needs weekends, holidays, on call and overtime may be required