Lab Support I Asst- Memphis, TN req63703 in Memphis, TN at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 3/29/2021

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  • Location:
    5846 Distribution Drive
    Memphis, TN
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Lab Support I Asst- Memphis, Tennessee - Tuesday to Saturday


The Lab Support Assistant I receives, organizes, and stores post-analysis samples from technical departments, and ensures that specimens are stored on a First In, First Out basis at the temperature which the technical area intended.  In addition, the LS assistant will retrieve orders for specimens from storage in accordance with the Specimen Retrieval SOP.


  • Must be able to accurately identify all specimen types stored in or by Lab Support.
  • Organizes and processes samples in a first in, first out order.
  • Differentiates between a post-analysis sample and a TIQ sample.
  • Work as a team as well as independently.
  • Easily juggles multiple tasks.
  • Maintains productivity for both storage and specimen retrieval.
  • Physical Demands
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.


  • Ability to effectively balance multiple tasks.
  • Show proficiency with number recognition.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Ability to work under pressure with a high degree of accuracy.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include days, evenings, nights, holidays, and weekends as required.
  • Ability to work extended periods of time with computer input.
  • Required to handle biological samples (sometimes frozen) and potentially hazardous chemicals.