What does a Lab Assistant Supervisor do?

As a Lab Assistant (in a hospital) you will follow instructions and safety protocols in handling blood borne pathogens. You will collect and process specimens from patients to assist medical personnel. You will maintain a safe environment and document any abnormalities in the manner proscribed by the facility.

You could be the ideal candidate if you have a GED or H.S. diploma, are a certified lab assistant per state requirements and have at least a year of experience in a lab environment. You will be standing for long periods of time and be expected to participate in all training provided and adhere to all safety protocols. Before an offer of employment can be extended you must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

What responsibilities are common for Lab Assistant Supervisor jobs?
  • Follow all safety guidelines when using lab equipment
  • Wear personal protective equipment at all times
  • Document any blood borne pathogens incidents
  • Clean up any blood borne pathogens per protocol
  • Follow chain of custody protocols
  • Follow written and verbal orders given by the doctor or other medical professional
  • Carefully note outcomes from tests
  • Order supplies
What are the typical qualifications for Lab Assistant Supervisor jobs?
  • Certified as a Lab Assistant, per the state requirements
  • 1-3 years of experience in a lab environment
  • Ability to pass a drug screen
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Reliable transportation
  • Willing to participate in training as provided by organization
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Follow all safety protocols
  • Keen attention to detail when conducting tests and documenting results
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Lab Assistant Supervisor Salaries

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Lab Assistant Supervisor Career Path

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Lab Assistant II
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Lab Assistant Supervisor
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“Everyone is very nice and great to work with.”

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“The team is nice and fun to work with.”

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“The people are super smart and enjoyable to work with.”

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“I have been working for three weeks and I haven’t even met my team leader.”

University of New EnglandUniversity of New England
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17 Sept 2021

“Low pay but good for a start”

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“Good good good good good”

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“reliable nice cool good perfect”

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18 Jun 2021

“Good good good good good”

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