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Courier Lab Assistant

Cellnetix Labs Group
Tukwila, Washington, United States
$21.82 - $22.50 USD hourly

Job Details

Tukwila Main Lab LLC - Tukwila, WA
Full Time
High School Diploma/GED
$21.82 - $22.50 Hourly
Up to 50%
2nd Shift



An unwavering pursuit of Excellence in Patient Careβ€”Every Diagnosis, Every Day. This is what we stand for.

CellNetix Pathology & Laboratories is headquartered in the Seattle area in our state-of-the-art Central Processing Laboratory. As one of the largest Anatomical Pathology labs in the United States, with over 300 staff members and 60+ distinguished Pathologists, we offer some of the most technologically advanced resources and service menus in the region. In addition, our cutting-edge Molecular Laboratory with next-generation sequencing offers groundbreaking personalized medicine testing. Our lab continues to grow in technology and scientific advancement while offering our employees a wide array of training and career progression pathways in Administration, Laboratory and Hospital Support, Histology, Cytology, Infectious Diseases, Molecular, Grossing and more. If our mission of patient care resonates with you, Come Grow with Us in Pursuit of Excellence.


General Summary:

The PM Courier Lab Assistant is responsible for the timely pick-up and delivery of medical specimens and supplies using a company vehicle. In addition, they are expected to assist the manager with issues and concerns from couriers and clients, bringing them to the attention of the Transportation Manager and Support Service/Accessioning Manager.


Position Summary:

The PM Courier Lab Assistant safely and efficiently transports specimens and supplies between clients and our laboratory locations. As needed, the PM Courier Lab Assistant will assist with receiving and distribution of specimens to appropriate departments in the laboratory and help with additional lab or support tasks as needed. The PM Courier Lab Assistant exhibits a professional demeanor and acts as a team player while on duty. PM Courier Lab Assistant duties take place in multiple locations and across multiple departments where they must adhere to strict HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act) standards as well as Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements as well as myriad driving conditions.


Position Schedule: 4:00pm – 12:30am PST Schedule


Essential Job Functions:

  • Picking up and delivering slides, supplies, reports, etc. between clients and main laboratories.
  • Company car maintenance includes fueling, cleaning, stocking emergency equipment and reporting larger issues to the supervisor.
  • Create Client Intake Forms and submit them to supervisor.
  • Take on will call stops in addition to regular route.
  • Report client needs and/or issues to supervisor or another responsible department.
  • Assist Manager with route changes and will calls.


As needed, assist Accessioning department on various tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Intake and sort biological specimens.
  • Dispose of biohazardous material according to OSHA standards.
  • Distribute work through multiple laboratory departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Assist Support departments on various tasks, including but not limited to:

    • Archiving and filing of pathology materials.
    • Receiving back and recording of pathology materials from various facilities.
    • Upload and correlation of referral and consultative reports.
    • Other duties as assigned.



  • 6-months’ work driving experience helpful.
  • Strong familiarity with the Puget Sound area.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen.
  • Able to pass a criminal history background check.
  • Strong customer service with the ability to communicate verbally with customers in a professional manner.
  • At least 21 years of age.
  • Some experience in a lab or medical office setting is preferred.



  • Basic knowledge of human anatomy and medical terminology.
  • Exhibit precise attention to detail.
  • Adaptable, flexible, and resourceful.
  • Good with time management, organization, and can multitask.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Prolonged sitting.
  • Prolonged walking.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle.
  • Pass a standardized color-blind test.
  • Standing, bending, stooping.
  • Computer use.
  • Manual dexterity.



CellNetix offers a comprehensive benefits plan.

  • Medical, Vision, Prescription company paid options.
    • Employee only HSA $0.00/per month or Employee only PPO $45.90/per month. Dependent plans also available.
  • Dental company paid options.
    • Employee only $0.00/per month. Dependent plans also available.
  • 401K company match up to 4%.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO).
    • 0-3 Years of Service: Accrue up to 15 days per year.
    • 4-7 Years of Service: Accrue up to 20 days per year.
    • 8-12 Years of Service: Accrue up to 25 days per year.
    • 13+ Years of Service: Accrue up to 30 days per year.
  • Holiday Pay.
    • 6 paid holidays per year.
    • 2 floating holidays per year.
  • Company paid Life and Disability insurance.
  • Fully subsidized ORCA public transportation card and free parking at most sites.
  • Company paid Norton LifeLock Identity Protection.


IMPORTANT NOTICE: As a healthcare organization we are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment. We require a criminal history background check and drug test for all final candidates.

CellNetix is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy that all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship will be made without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, genetic information, the presence of a sensory, physical, or mental disability, or on any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law. CellNetix is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please let us know.

CellNetix has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. Job candidates must be able to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation in place prior to starting work. Fully vaccinated is defined as two weeks after the second dose in a two-dose series such as Pfizer or Moderna or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine such as Johnson & Johnson. Please work with Human Resources if you need accommodation.