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UnityPoint Health Laboratory Technical Associate-Main Laboratory in Waterloo, Iowa

The Lab Technical Associate position assists technical staff in the laboratory in their daily functions. Duties include collection and processing of lab samples, running and minor maintenance of basic instrumentation, data entry into the Laboratory Information System, inventory control and basic office duties.

The Lab Technical Associate performs these functions primarily in the Main Laboratory.

Qualifies as Testing Personnel under Federal Register Sec 493.15 and 493.20 for waived and moderate complexity testing.

  • Collects and processes samples for the laboratory including blood, urine, cultures (limited) and sendouts.

  • Runs and maintains basic instrumentation

  • Assists technologists with duties including but not limited to stocking supplies, washing laboratory dishes, inventory management & follow up on reports

  • Answers incoming phone calls

  • High school education or equivalent.

  • 6 months experience in a clinical laboratory.

  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English.

  • Must possess basic computer skills and knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email and web browser.

  • Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.

  • Work may occasionally require travel.


  • Medical Assistant associate degree.

  • 1 year experience in a clinical laboratory.

Requisition ID: 2021-91970

Street: 1825 Logan Ave

Name: 2520 UnityPoint Health Allen Hospital

Name: Laboratory - General- Logan

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 1930-0700/3rd shift

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