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Zoetis Inc Lab Assistant 2 in Mukilteo, Washington

Role Description Follow the laboratory's procedures for specimen handling, processing and maintaining records of patient test results.Prepares laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing.Unpacks specimens and routes specimens by type to various staging areas.Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations.Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and documents problem specimens.Organizes work by matching computer orders with specimen labeling, sorting specimens, checking labeling, logging specimens, arranging reports for delivery, keeping work surfaces clean and orderly.Participate in all applicable safety training sessions. Know the location and contents of the safety manual. Know the location/use of all applicable safety equipment.Perform other duties as directed by supervisor.EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Required Skills, Education, and Experience* HS Diploma or GED Equivalent* Applicants should be detail oriented, flexible, quick to learn, as well as be proficient in data entry and organizational abilities.* Able to work productively, effectively, and independently in a fast-paced environment* Ability to handle multiple tasks systems simultaneously* Effective verbal and written communications, especially listening skills* Detailed orientated with regards to data entry and excellent typing skills* Strong computer skills and ability to work within windows and Laboratory Information System environment* Must be comfortable in a fast-paced environmentPreferred candidate qualifications:* Medical background or experience with laboratory testing terminology or a strong aptitude to learn terminologyPHYSICAL POSITION REQUIREMENTS Physical and Time requirements:* Able to sit and stand for long periods of time* Able to lift up to 30lbs* Flexible hours and overtime may be required* SHIFT TIMES: Must be available to work evenings as needed and rotating weekends.Full timeRegularColleagueAny unsolicited resumes sent to Zoetis from a third party, such as an Agency recruiter, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Zoetis mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Zoetis employees, or to Zoetis resume database will be considered Zoetis property. Zoetis will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume.Zoetis will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. This includes any Agency that is an approved/engaged vendor but does not have the appropriate approvals to be engaged on a search.Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US w