Lab Assistant Job Description

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Lab Assistant

Lab Assistant responsibilities

  • Performing laboratory tests including pre- and post-analytic phases
  • Preparing samples/specimens
  • Producing accurate and reliable data and interpret results

Lab Assistant Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a responsible Lab Assistant to carry out sampling, testing, measuring, recording and analysing in cooperation with the rest of the lab team. The successful candidate will have experience in a laboratory environment and accuracy in order to extract reliable and valid results.


  • Perform laboratory tests including pre- and post-analytic phases
  • Prepare samples/specimens
  • Produce accurate and reliable data and interpret results
  • Follow methodologies in carrying routine tasks
  • Research relevant topics and gather information/data
  • Adhere to correct procedures, policies and health/safety guidelines
  • Keep abreast of all industry developments and best practices
  • Document all activities, record results and insert/retrieve data
  • Maintain work area and equipment
  • Provide administrative assistance


  • Proven working experience as a Lab Assistant
  • Familiarity with automated laboratory equipment
  • Computer literacy and experience with Laboratory Information Systems
  • Accuracy and close attention to detail
  • Strong analytical judgement
  • Current licence or relevant certification
  • BS degree in Medical Technology, Biology or related field

Lab Assistant Job Description Examples

Part-Time Laboratory Assistant • NorthWest Arkansas Community College

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) provides quality and affordable higher education to empower lives and strengthen communities within Northwest Arkansas and surrounding areas.

As the largest community college in Arkansas, NWACC is recognized as a leader in education. NWACC offers a full range of associate degrees, certificates and workforce training programs that prepare students fo...

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Lab Assistant • Temple University

Lab Assistant - (22002509)


The Laboratory Assistant will work under the close supervision of the ResearchScientist or PI at the Lewis Katz's School of Medicine's Shriners PediatricResearch Center. The Laboratory Assistant will participate in ongoing excitingresearch projects to study the molecular and cellular mechanisms underlyingCNS regeneration failure, neuronal damage, ...

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Lab Assistant I • UC Irvine Health

Updated: Jul 11, 2022Location: Irvine-CampusJob Type...Department: Physiology & Biophysics

Job Opening ID: 39018

Reports To: Assistant Professor

Working Title: Lab Assistant I

Department: Physiology & Biophysics

Bargaining Unit: TX

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 009605

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: 8-5, M-F

Employee Class: Career


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Medical Lab Assistant • Ascension Health

We Are Hiring Title: Medical Lab Assistant Department:PSC Williams Medical Plaza Schedule: 4 0 hours weekly, Full Time Day Shift Location : 21st UTICA Tulsa, Ok. Regional Medical Laboratory Inc.

(RML), part of Ascension St. John, is a nationally-renowned commercial reference laboratory that provides testing services for physicians and hospitals within a four-state region and performs more than...

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