Atlantic Health System

Clinical Lab Assistant I, Morris Plains

Position Type
02711600- MP Specimen Processing
Morris Plains


Atlantic Health System is seeking a per diem Clinical Lab Assistant I for the MP Specimen Processing in Morris Plains lab to work varied shifts including every other weekend.


Essential Function/Responsibilities:

  • Performs accurate patient registration/accessioning of laboratory specimens
  • Demonstrates computer proficiency and great communication skills
  • Reviews pending logs and investigates/resolves specimen issues
  • Embeds tissue specimens in paraffin
  • Maintains department supply inventory
  • Distributes slides to the Pathologists and Cytologists
  • Handles specimen storage and disposal
  • Handles department chemical waste collection/storage
  • Other duties as assigned by the Department Supervisor/Manager


Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associates degree preferred

Minimum Experience:

  • Medical terminology experience and clinical experience preferred, along with knowledge of anatomy and physiology

About Us

Atlantic Health System aims to deliver the highest quality, safety and care combined with the best experience for our patients and their families. We are confident that you will find success within Atlantic Health System, which has been named for the 14th year in a row to Fortune’s “Top 100 Best U.S. Companies to Work For” list. We believe you will find that our culture of collaboration and care exemplifies the value we place on our patients, their families, and our employees.

EEO Statement

Atlantic Health System, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer and federal contractor or subcontractor and therefore abides by applicable laws to protect applicants and employees from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation), national origin, citizenship status, disability, age, genetics, or veteran status.


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