University of Connecticut University of UC Title Fallback Connecticut

Health Services 377

STUDENT HEALTH LABORATORY SPECIALIST

Assists professional health care staff. May be required to:

  • Perform complex level tests under the supervision of a senior staff member
  • Perform moderately-complex level tests and review results with a senior staff member
  • Independently perform simple laboratory tests (i.e., dipstick urine, occult blood, rapid strep screen) per established procedures
  • Collect lab specimens
  • Adhere to Infection Control Guidelines
  • Complete paperwork, filing, data entry and other clerical duties
  • Prepare specimens for dispatch
  • Stock laboratory supplies
  • Participate in training sessions and staff meetings
  • Assist in the training of other student workers
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as required

Requirements:

  • Previous health laboratory work experience
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Attention to detail
  • Allied Health majors preferred