Lab Assistant

Irvine, California, United States | Full-time



The Lab Assistant supports the daily activities of the Advanced Pathology Services (APS) team to deliver CAP/CLIA and non-GLP oriented laboratory services offered by Invicro to external partners.


Major Responsibilities: 

  • Compile and maintain all necessary documentation to ensure compliance with CAP/CLIA accreditation requirements.
  • Monitors own work to ensure timely completion.
  • Prepares project slides and slide labels per specified requirements.
  • Perform all sample receipt and customer notification
  • Perform whole slide image capture according to project requirements.
  • Monitor and record temperatures and other instrumentation quality requirements.
  • Clean, pack and ship slides for completed projects
  • Clean and maintain routine laboratory equipment to required standards
  • Help to maintain inventory levels, notifying appropriate staff of any requirements


  • Required:
    • An awareness of routine laboratory processes including straight forward tasks including preparing solutions, slide writing, carrying out inventory checks.
    • Clear understanding of the standards required to work in a Histology laboratory
    • Highly organized and detail-oriented
    • Proficiency with typical software packages such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.                                                
    • Clear and concise communication skills

Unique Department Requirements:

  • Comfortable wearing PPE for prolonged periods
  • Able to lift 10-20lbs
What We Offer
  • Competitive salary
  • 401k with generous matching
  • Flexible paid time off policy


Invicro is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.