UNIVERSITY of LOUISVILLE
Classified Job Specification (8/88)
JOB TITLE: Laboratory Assistant
CLASS CODE: 000967
Conduct routine laboratory duties such as washing glassware, mixing solutions, sterilizing equipment, setting up racks and tubes, and other duties related to keep the lab in order.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Perform routine tests in various areas such as serology, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, histology, and cytology.
Mix clean solutions to predetermined specifications.
Prepare instruments and trays for sterilization.
Fold laboratory towels.
Wash glassware and instruments.
Store and labels test tubes.
Perform related duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING, AND SKILLS
High school diploma.
Three months of experience. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the requirements noted.
The intent of this document is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented.