San Juan Capistrano, California

Lab I Assoc - San Juan Capistrano, CA - Wednesday to Sunday

At Quest, we are on a continuous journey of discovery and development. It’s this attitude that has made us an industry leader and the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. For those joining us, we offer exciting and fast moving career opportunities where you can affect change at a rate unheard of in many organizations of our size and scope. While we invest in and develop technology to drive our innovations, our ongoing success relies on our people.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Consistently performs simple to moderately complex assays utilizing established procedures.
  • Prepares protocols/logs or other appropriate documents.
  • Organizes and prepares clinical specimens for testing; identifies problems and assists in resolving appropriately.
  • Prepares testing equipment and performs preventive maintenance. Notifies appropriate technical staff of equipment problems.
  • Prepares and maintains complete and accurate records of reagents or media using established procedures, formulas, stock solutions and fixed volume measuring devices.
  • Maintains inventory of consumable items including reagents and supplies. Unpacks, logs, dates and stores reagents/supplies upon receipt and properly rotates stock for use.
  • Prepares reagents and controls using automated or fixed volume measuring devices. Performs phase-in verifications according to established guidelines. Submits documentation to appropriate staff for approval to use.
  • Performs data entry or transfers data to computer for data reduction and prepares for clinical laboratory scientist's review. Tallies workload data and prepares reports as requested.
  • Verifies assay meets acceptable quality control criteria. When necessary, notifies appropriate technical staff for troubleshooting.
  • Logs or charts Quality Control and/or Quality Assurance results for review by licensed clinical laboratory scientist.
  • May demonstrate initiative in making suggestions to improve efficiency and productivity and provide consistent feedback.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 - 3 years' laboratory experience or two years of college courses in biological sciences or chemistry preferred.

Work Experience:

  • 2 - 3 years' laboratory experience or two years of college courses in biological sciences or chemistry preferred.

Special Requirements:

  • Lifts light to moderately heavy objects. The normal performance of duties may require lifting and carrying objects. Objects in the weight range of 1 to 10 pounds are lifted and carried frequently; objects in the weight range of 11 to 25 pounds are lifted and carried occasionally and objects in the weight range of 26 to 50 pounds are seldom lifted and carried. Objects exceeding 50 pounds are not to be lifted or carried without assistance.
  • Computer skills: word processing skills using Windows based software (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Other automation skills helpful
  • Typing skills desirable, Key Word Search

San Juan Capistrano, California

 

Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics is driven to discover and deliver diagnostic insights and innovations that help to improve human health. We offer a wide range of products and services that benefit patients, healthcare providers, and pharmaceutical medical device companies, life insurance companies and employers.

We are the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. Our services range from routine blood tests — such as total cholesterol, Pap testing and white blood cell count — to complex, gene-based and molecular testing. We perform medical tests that aid in the diagnosis or detection of diseases, measure the progress or recovery from a disease or confirm that an individual is free from disease. We have specialized expertise in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, and neurology. Read more about our testing services.

 

Get to Know Us

Join us on our quest to discover and deliver innovations to improve health

 

We are the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing services, with a staff of approximately 900 MDs and PhDs, an extensive network of convenient patient locations and a broad range of diagnostic products.

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Patients and doctors rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. We are the world leader in the industry, and our diagnostic testing impacts 70% of all healthcare decisions. Through our science and innovation team and external partners, we’ve developed and introduced breakthrough laboratory tests, many of which have become the standard of care over time.

 

 

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Our position at the forefront of the healthcare industry makes life at Quest Diagnostics exciting. As a member of our team, you can expand your skills and knowledge. Your colleagues are committed to improving healthcare and finding creative ways to do so. The atmosphere is stimulating and challenging. And the opportunities are almost limitless.

We can help you take your career further, whether you want to move up the ladder or across the world. We have operations and a variety of employment opportunities in nearly every state of the U.S., as well as India, UK, Ireland, Mexico and more.

 

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Phlebotomy

Phlebotomists play a very important role in in providing critical healthcare information to physicians and their patients

Client Services

Our physician and hospital clients look to you to provide the best service and information.

 

Information Technology

Discover and deliver strategic healthcare technology solutions to foster better, more connected patient care and improve clients’ business performance.

 

Why Quest Diagnostics?

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Consider a career with Quest Diagnostics, and get personal satisfaction knowing the role you play makes the services that we provide, possible.

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