Laboratory Assistant |
Helping To Put You
In The Right JobHealthCare Support maintains strong relationships with top providers in healthcare. Search our Open Positions to view a current list and apply online.

Laboratory Assistant

Laboratory assistants work in medical laboratory settings, such as a physician’s office, research lab, clinic, or hospital under the supervision of a physician or lab personnel to collect, prepare, and assist with the examination of specimens. Many individuals accept this entry-level position to gain experience to become laboratory technicians in the future.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare slides or cultures
  • Collect specimens
  • Assist with tests or experiments
  • Ensure lab complies with all laws and regulations
  • Control infections
  • Record results and maintain logs
  • Prepare various types of laboratory equipment for use
  • Clean and organize lab
  • Operate microscopes, machinery, meters, filters, pumps, etc.

Education and Qualifications

  • HS Diploma or GED
  • Phlebotomy experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Must be organized
  • Should be able to understand measurements and basic mathematical calculations
  • Computer skills are critical
  • Can follow verbal and written instructions

Share this article

Recent Articles