Lab II Assoc
Quest Diagnostics

San Juan Capistrano, California

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Lab II Assoc - Tuesday-Saturday


Position accountable for performing various responsibilities associated with routine clinical testing as defined by the specific laboratory departments. The Lab Associate II directly reports to an Operations Supervisor, Unit Supervisor or Lab Manager. This is the second of a three-level job family.


1. Consistently performs simple to highly complex assays utilizing established procedures.
2. Prepares protocols/logs or other appropriate documents for routine and/or non-routine use/assignments.
3. Organizes and prepares clinical specimens for testing; identifies problems and demonstrates ability to resolve appropriately.
4. Prepares testing equipment, performs preventive maintenance, identifies problems, troubleshoots and performs calibrations or function verifications with a high level of competency.
5. Maintains inventory of consumable items including reagents and supplies, unpacks, logs, dates and stores reagents/supplies upon receipt and properly rotates stock for use.
6. Prepares reagents and controls using automated or fixed volume measuring devices. Performs phase-in verifications according to established guidelines.
7. Identifies problems with assays and equipment, troubleshoots and notifies appropriate technical staff. Demonstrates initiative in making suggestions to improve efficiency and productivity and provides consistent feedback.
8.This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities, but rather a general description of the work performed by this position.


BS/BA degree in Life Science discipline or equivalent experience (4 years directly-related lab experience that meets expectations of hiring manager).

Work Experience:
BS/BA degree in Life Science discipline or equivalent experience (4 years directly-related lab experience that meets expectations of hiring manager).

Special Requirements:
1. Computer skills: word processing skills using Windows based software (Word, Excel, etc.). Other automation skills helpful. Typing skills desirable.
2. 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.

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