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Labcorp Specialty Lab Assistant - Cytology in Charleston, WV in South Charleston, West Virginia

LabCorp is seeking a Specialty Lab Assistant in the Cytology department to join our team in Charleston, WV. This role works in a high volume, production based environment performing a vital component of clinical lab science and will be working on the Day Shift. Previous laboratory experience preferred, but will consider experience in a fast paced or production environment also.

The schedule for this position will be: Monday - Friday 9am - 5:30p

Job Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Receive and sort clinical lab specimens

  • Prepare specimens for testing and analysis

  • Scan and/or data entry of specimen and patient information

  • Ensure all lab equipment is working properly and perform minor instrumentation maintenance

  • Troubleshoot any specimen related issues

  • Replenish test bench supplies as needed

  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

  • Complete record logs and other administrative duties as requested

  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures to ensure safety and quality standards


  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Previous medical/lab or production experience is preferred

  • Comfortable with handling biological specimens

  • Ability to accurately identify specimens

  • Basic computer knowledge and data entry skills

  • High level of attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and multitask

  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment and meet established turn-around times

  • Strong communication skills; both written and verbal

  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time

  • Must pass a standardized color blindness test

  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed

If you're looking for a career that offers opportunities for growth, continual development, professional challenge and the chance to make a real difference, apply today!




Monday -Friday 9am-5:30pm with weekends as needed

As an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.