Medical Lab Assistant
Guildford, GB
4d ago

Job Description

Please note this is a Fixed Term Contract until December 2022.

Working hours are 4 Nights on, 4 Nights off. The hours will fall between 10pm-8am.

To carry out high throughput COVID Testing, working flexibly and communicating effectively to deliver results within contractual turnaround times and to the highest quality standards within the Eurofins, site.

The Medical Lab Assistant will be expected to set an example of quality, productivity and good laboratory practice to all staff.

  • To prepare samples for analysis using the current Blood Science laboratory protocol, to assist Biomedical Scientists in maintenance and preparation of equipment
  • To help maintain adequate levels of reagents and consumables, laboratory cleaning duties and dispose of waste.
  • To be helpful and provide profession service to all visitors and telephone callers under the direction of qualified Biomedical Scientists
  • To assist in areas of Quality Management as necessary.
  • To receive blood samples, sort and identify specimens received.
  • Enter test results on the laboratory computer system and preparation of samples for analysis under supervision of the BMS(s).
  • Use and operate equipment such as centrifuges, automated equipment, pipettes and computer terminals in accordance to the laboratory SOPs.
  • Register patient details and tests required on the laboratory computer.
  • Prepare samples where appropriate for analysis.
  • Work within the departmental good laboratory practice, health and safety policy and code of conduct and maintain health and safety standards.
  • Maintain laboratory and ensure workbenches are clean and tidy.
  • Safely handle and dispose of blood, urine or other body tissues or hazardous chemicals.
  • Prepare solutions and reagents. Clean and sterilise laboratory, equipment, shelves, bench tops and sinks.
  • Qualifications

  • A science degree within a relevant field is desirable.
  • Previous laboratory experience desirable.
  • Previous work experience within a high throughput, highly regulated laboratory desirable.
  • Experience in automated equipment is desirable.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Additional Information

    What Happens Next

    Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths.

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    We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

    Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

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