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Lab Assistant 2

Zoetis, Inc
paid holidays
United States, Kentucky, Louisville
April 13, 2024

[This position is eligible for short-term incentive compensation.] [The position is also eligible for long-term incentive.]

We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package, which includes healthcare, dental coverage, and retirement savings benefits along with paid holidays, vacation and disability insurance.

Role Description

  • Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling, processing and maintaining records of patient test results.
  • Prepares laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing.
  • Unpacks specimens and routes specimens by type to various staging areas.
  • Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations.
  • Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and documents problem specimens.
  • Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling, sorting specimens, checking labeling, logging specimens, arranging reports for delivery, keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.
  • Participate in all applicable safety training sessions. Know the location and contents of the safety manual. Know the location/use of all applicable safety equipment.
  • Perform other duties as directed by the supervisor.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Required Skills, Education, and Experience

  • HS Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Applicants should be detail-oriented, flexible, and quick to learn, as well as be proficient in data entry and organizational abilities.
  • Able to work productively, effectively, and independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to handle multiple task systems simultaneously
  • Effective verbal and written communication, especially listening skills
  • Detailed orientated about data entry and excellent typing skills
  • Strong computer skills and ability to work within Windows and Laboratory Information System environment
  • Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment

Preferred candidate qualifications:

  • Medical background or experience with laboratory testing terminology or a strong aptitude to learn terminology

PHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Physical and Time requirements:

  • Able to sit and stand for long periods
  • Able to lift to 50 lbs.
  • Flexible hours and overtime may be required
  • SHIFT TIMES: Tuesday- Saturdays 3:00 AM-11:30 AM
Full time Regular Colleague

Any unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.

Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.

Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at zoetiscolleagueservices@zoetis.com to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "@zoetis.com". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.

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