Accessioner / Laboratory Assistant

The Accessioner/Laboratory Assistant performs the intake processing for all patient specimens and assists the technologists with testing and facility and instrument maintenance at the Variantyx Framingham, MA location, Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. with rotating weekends shifts. 


  • Receive and triage all patient specimens for testing.
  • Accession and manage patient information within the LIMS database.
  • Resolves unverified patient/sample information.
  • Performs internal review of patient charts.
  • Unpacks and stores reagents and supplies.
  • Manages inventories and purchase orders.
  • Biobanking: sort samples and distributes them to the appropriate storage.
  • Maintains designated laboratory equipment.
  • Performs QA/QC duties as assigned (eyewash checks, temperature readings etc
  • Prepares samples for processing. 
  • Uses various laboratory computer systems for labeling, inquiry, results as needed.
  • Disposes of bio-hazardous and chemical waste.
  • Assists with department quality and process improvement projects.
  • Sets up supplies for the assigned work area.
  • Discards specimens as needed.
  • Assists Facility Manager in the lab facility needs.
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • BSc in sciences or related fields.
  • Ability to work well within a team environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent computer skills.

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Framingham, MA