Randstad Lab Technician in San Juan Capistrano, California

Lab Technician

job details:

  • location:San Juan Capistrano, CA

  • salary:$12.68 - $14.92 per hour

  • date posted:Friday, July 20, 2018

  • job type:Contract

  • reference:25887

job description

Lab Technician

Medical Lab Assistant

Job Responsibilities

  • Performs basic laboratory functions such as pipetting, dispensing, running standard instruments, cell cultures, immunoassays, and data processing.

  • Duties include:

  • assisting in the performance of preventive maintenance and troubleshooting

  • assisting in the preparation and storage of reagents and culture media

  • assisting with the performance of quality control

  • performance of specimen labeling, handling, preservation, processing or preparation

  • specimen storage

  • The individual will be under the direction of the Clinical Trials Supervisor/Manager.

  • Supports applicable regulations including ISO, Local, State, and/or Federal requirements.


  • Accurately performs specimen labeling, handling, preservation, processing or preparation, and specimen storing.

  • Verifies patient sample and label with the generated worklist.

  • Follows established protocols for the procurement and the storage of clinical laboratory samples.

  • Brings to the attention of the Lead Technician or Supervisor problems regarding the resolution and documentation of clinical samples that do not meet the specimen acceptance criteria for testing.


  • Pipets and aliquots sera and reagents.

  • Responsible for the performance of preventive maintenance and housekeeping duties.

  • Responsible for the operation of automated instruments.

  • Responsible for the performance of quality control procedures.

  • Accurately and legibly transcribes quality control and data that has been previously recorded either automatically by a testing instrument or manually by assay operator.

  • Learn new procedures/assignments in a reasonable timeframe.

  • Knowledge of basic computer skills.

  • Completes assigned tasks within assigned timeframe.

  • Follows work priorities as defined by the Department Supervisor, or Lead Technician.

  • Follows written and verbal instructions.


  • Collects and enters data in databases such as Excel or Access.

  • Responsible for performing assigned tasks in accordance with applicable safety regulations and instructions, as well as correcting unsafe work habits and practices and/or bringing to the attention of the Safety Team or a supervisor any practice or condition that may be detrimental to the safety and health of the employees.

  • You also have a responsibility to cooperate in all safety or health-related programs and assist in solving safety and health problems. Violations of safety directives and procedures will be handled in accordance with the established Company disciplinary process.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Education & Qualifications

  • High School diploma and 2-4 years of previous laboratory experience, or

  • Associate of Art degree and 1-2 years of previous laboratory experience, or

  • Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts or Associate in Science and 0 year of previous laboratory experience.

  • Receives general instructions on routine work, general instructions on new assignments.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to write neatly and legibly.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference and volume.

  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  • Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving biological systems.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 401K Plan with Company Match

  • Life and AD&D Insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.