University Health System is currently looking for a Laboratory Assistant to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity to join a company with a reputation for exceptional service and patient care.
POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES Proficiently prepares samples for analytical testing and/or distribution of specimens to the proper analytical area. Accurately registers, receives, processes, and stores biological specimens, such as blood, body fluid and tissue, and accessions them into the Laboratory Information System (LIS). Maximum proficiency is expected in following a set of prescribed instructions, strategies and criteria. Recognizes sample stability and integrity problems/errors before patient testing and notifies appropriate personnel for corrections or resubmissions.
High school diploma or equivalent required and one year of laboratory experience preferred OR Military Laboratory Training: (Phase I -Air Force or Basic-Army).
University Health System is a nationally recognized teaching hospital and network of outpatient healthcare centers, owned by the people of Bexar County. In partnership with UT Health San Antonio, it is consistently recognized as a leader in advanced treatment options, new technologies and clinical research.