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Lab Assistant


Company Overview

Imagine if we could accelerate healthcare discovery leading to more effective treatment and cures. Here at iSpecimen, we are working to get researchers the specimens they need from the patients they want to do just that. Headquartered in Lexington, MA, iSpecimen is the marketplace for human biospecimen collections. The privately held company has developed the iSpecimen Marketplace, an online platform connecting healthcare organizations that have access to patients and specimens with the scientists who need them.


Position Overview
iSpecimen is currently looking for a Lab Assistant to join our team. This individual will be responsible for performing all laboratory activities as specified by the Lab Supervisor.




  • Process inbound shipments including verification of specimen integrity
  • Prepare outgoing shipments
  • Organize in-house inventory as directed by Lab Supervisor
  • Perform ISP lab quality control
  • Perform miscellaneous lab tasks
  • Coordinate and communicate with the rest of the Operations team
  • Enable and help the team solve challenging problems
  • Support the team in resolving customer and business issues
  • Think creatively and come up with new, valuable approaches


Desired Qualifications


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree in medical laboratory science or equivalent preferred
  • 6 months to 1 year of experience processing and/or testing specimens preferred
  • Broad knowledge clinical pathology specimens and related tests
  • Great computer skills, enjoys using technology
  • Good organizational skills and the ability to work independently
  • Great interpersonal skills, enjoys working with people, positive attitude
  • Self-starter who likes to get things done and has an appetite for continuous learning
  • Ability to handle a fast-paced environment, think creatively and come up with new, valuable approaches

iSpecimen offers a generous suite of comprehensive benefits. These include but are not limited to: 10 paid holidays per year; paid time off (PTO) for vacation, sick, or personal use; medical/dental/vision insurance ; health savings account; and a 401(K) retirement plan.


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