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Laboratory Assistant 1-BPH/OLS-Kanawha Co.

Company: State of West Virginia
Location: Charleston
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Job Description:

Nature of Work

Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)/Bureau for Public Health (BPH)/Office of Laboratory Services (OLS) Support Services LS/Kanawha Co. - Under direct supervision, perform the following duties as a team member of the Lab Support Unit in accordance with well-defined and established Standard Operating Procedures. Job duties consist of opening and sorting incoming specimen mail in a bio-safety cabinet; accession and process specimens according to established procedures; deliver specimens to appropriate technical unit; mail final reports to submitters and reportable disease reports to the appropriate agencies; respond to phone and fax requests for test reports; prepare and ship specimen collection kits to facilities; reception desk duties; data entry of specimen demographics into the STARLIMS database, perform data verification of demographic data entry, assist the supervisor in training new employees, obey all rules, regulations, policies, and procedures established by OLS and by State, Federal, and related agencies. If necessary, alternate to the Laboratory Assistant 2 posting. Perform other duties as required.

Click The APPLY Link To Apply Online. Do not use a paper application unless you cannot apply online. If you must use a paper application due to disability or other valid reason, please call our office 304-558-3950 (8:30 AM - 4:30 PM) for special instructions.

IMPORTANT: Your eligible score will be based on information provided in your application; therefore, make sure your application is detailed and complete. You may attach a resume and other documents; however, you should NEVER enter "See Resume" on the application. You MUST complete ALL parts of the application, including the Work Experience section. NOTE: Jobs on your application that do not have a salary amount will be considered volunteer and will NOT be counted as qualifying. Estimate salary if necessary.

ATTENTION: Applicant MUST VERIFY POST-HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATION (DIPLOMAS, DEGREES, etc.), TRAINING, or LICENSUREEARNED pertaining to this position BY THE CLOSING DATE OF THE POSTING, if not previously verified. It mayONLY be in the form of a copy of an OFFICIAL transcript or diploma. If you are claiming Veteran's preference, please submit "MEMBER 4" form and/or your VA Letter. DOCUMENTATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE CLOSING DATE and you will not be considered for this vacancy. Please attach documents to the online application before submitting it. Or, you may email it to: or by FAX to 304-957-0396, or by mail to: WV Division of Personnel, 1900 Kanawha Blvd. E., Building 3, Suite 500, Charleston, WV 25305.

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As a condition of employment, an inquiry into job-related information will be completed which may include, but not limited to, criminal records, abuse registry records, driving records, employment history, and education and training. Failing to cooperate with this process, providing false or incomplete information, and/or discovery of disqualifying information may result in denial of or dismissal from employment or denial of transfer irrespective of when discovered.

Minimum Qualifications

Training:Graduation from a standard high school or the equivalent.


Keywords: State of West Virginia, Charleston , Laboratory Assistant 1-BPH/OLS-Kanawha Co., Other , Charleston, West Virginia

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