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Clinical Laboratory Assistant

St Jude Childrens Research Hospital Memphis, TN
  • Expired: November 13, 2019. Applications are no longer accepted.

The Department of pathology has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced Clinical Laboratory Assistant to further a career and contribute directly to the mission of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.  Typical daily responsibilities include pre-analytic specimen management which includes accessioning, processing, distributing patient specimens throughout the laboratory. Responsible for waste stream management which includes, washing glassware, sterilization and autoclave procedures necessary for biological waste disposal for the Department of Pathology. Additional responsibilities in Reference Laboratory Specimen Management are accessioning, requisitioning and processing specimens for reference laboratories, as well as, retrieving test results. Personnel are subject to overtime and callback as necessary. Performs other related duties as assigned or directed in order to meet the goals and objectives of the department.


Schedule: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Will rotate weekend and holiday coverage

Minimum Education
  • Associate degree required!!Four (4) years of verified full-time experience with clinical laboratory specimen processing will be acceptable in lieu of degree
Minimum Experience
  • Two (2) years clerical and/or medical experience preferred!!Completion of a medical terminology class preferred. Computer experience and knowledge of handling biological samples also desirable!!Autoclave training will be provided
Other Credentials
  • Current Hazardous Goods shipping certification from the Department of Transportation required within one year of hire into the position
EEO Statement

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Salary is highly competitive (comparable to industry) and employee benefits are outstanding. Relocation assistance is available. Working at St. Jude provides the opportunity to make a tangible difference to pediatric cancer patient care and survival and St. Jude has been consistently ranked in Fortune magazine's "100 Best Places to Work" list and is exceptionally positively reviewed on GlassDoor.

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St Jude Childrens Research Hospital


Memphis, TN