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Laboratory Assistant - Temporary

Myriad Genetics, Inc.
Job Location
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84108,
Job Description

The Laboratory Assistant I (LAI) is responsible for conducting laboratory processes that support specimen processing and testing. The LAI does not conduct comprehensive high complexity testing and all work is performed under laboratory supervision with appropriate review. This position will work with department management and quality team members to ensure that laboratory activities are defined, documented and completed to support inspection readiness and that compliance is maintained through procedures, training, and documentation.

Hours for these positions are either:

M-F 7am-3pm


M-F 3pm-11pm


Each employee’s specific job responsibilities are uniquely defined by their individual training plan and assigned duties, but are generally defined as follows:

  • Complying with the laboratory’s technical, administrative and safety policies and procedures.
  • Participating in the laboratory’s quality assurance plan, adhering to quality control and preventive maintenance policies and appropriately documenting these activities.
  • Following the laboratory’s policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within acceptable limits and documenting the problem and any corrective action.
  • Troubleshooting and identifying problems that may adversely affect test performance and/or reporting of test results by initiating corrective action and using the defined electronic system to make the required management notification.
  • Participating in proficiency testing in the same manner as routine samples.
    Actively participating in successful and timely completion of training and competency assessment as outlined in the laboratory and departmental training programs.
  • Will work under the direct supervision of an employee competent on the task and all work will be reviewed by laboratory management.
  • Participating in continuing education according to accepted laboratory standards.
  • Participates within the departmental team to resolve problems or implement projects.

Meets minimum regulatory and internal education and experience requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Previous laboratory and data entry experience is preferred.

Physical and Mental Requirements of the job:

Lifting up to 20lbs, Pulling and/or Pushing, Carrying, Repetitive Motion, Communicating

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