Temp - Laboratory Support

Organization: 
Genomic Health, Inc.
Job Location: 
Redwood City, CA
Job Description: 

The temporary laboratory support staff is responsible for assisting the Histotechnologist and Pathologist and supporting the daily operations of the Histology Laboratory. The nature of the work requires excellent attention to detail, effective written and verbal communication skills, the ability to follow written and verbal instructions and be flexible with tasks and schedules, and the ability to work independently in a team environment.

- Manage and organize inventory of slides, folders, tubes, and blocks
- Deliver samples, containers and reports to Pathologists and between laboratories
- Use internally developed Laboratory Information System to manage samples, containers and documents
- Assist in the general upkeep of the laboratory
- Perform other duties as necessary

- Ability to use bar code reader and computer
- Ability to organize and retrieve samples and documents accurately within the allocated time frame
- Ability to stay focused on assignments and complete them accurately in a timely manner
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to stay calm and maintain open communication under pressure
- Ability to work as part of a team

TRAVEL, PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT :
- Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be necessary
- Some lifting (less than 15 pounds) may be necessary
- May be exposed to hazardous materials, tissue specimens and instruments with moving parts, lasers, heating and freezing elements, and high speed centrifugation
- Repetitive hand motions may be necessary

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