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Lab Assistant - 2nd Shift - Columbia, TN

Location Columbia, Tennessee Job ID 20-80369

LabCorp is a leading global life sciences company that is deeply integrated in guiding patient care through its comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. The company provides diagnostic, drug development and technology-enabled solutions for more than 120 million patient encounters per year.

We are seeking a Lab Assistant to join our team in Columbia, TN.

The schedule for this position will be: Monday-Friday, 1PM to 9:30PM.

The Lab Assistant works in a high volume, production based environment performing a vital component of clinical lab science.


  • Receive and sort clinical lab specimens
  • Prepare specimens for testing and analysis 
  • Scan and/or order entry of patient and specimen information
  • Perform minor instrumentation maintenance
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures to ensure safety and quality standards
  • Troubleshoot any sample related issues
  • Maintain record logs in a timely and efficient manner
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Ensure all laboratory equipment is working properly
  • Replenish test bench supplies as needed


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous medical/lab or production experience preferred
  • Basic computer knowledge and ability to pass a data entry test
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work in a fast paced production environment and meet established turn-around times
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to sit and/or stand for extended periods of time
  • Able to pass a standardized color blindness test
  • Flexibility to work overtime as needed
  • Ability to accurately identify specimens
  • Comfortability with handling biological specimens

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




Monday - Friday, 1:00pm to 9:30pm

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