Reporting to the Lab Supervisor and Lab Manager, the Lab Aide is a key support member in the workflow of the lab and will work as team player to ensure the efficiency and turn around time of the complete processing of histology samples. He or she will work closely with the technicians and supervisor to obtain optimum order based on organization and accurate processing to support the Department’s research, education and clinical care missions.
Data entry of all cases.
Performs daily filing of all blocks and slides and scheduled retrieval of blocks and slides from the warehouse.
Performs waste and old specimen disposal.
Retrieves pathologists’ requests for additional or special testing.
Helps in storing laboratory supplies and assists supervisor in inventory control.
Assists in retrieving and re-filing of slides and blocks.
High School diploma.
Skills in computer and typing speed and knowledge of laboratory operations preferred.
Ability to work in an orderly and organized fashion and in accordance to required laboratory regulations.