Lab Assistant

Lab Assistant

 Full Job Description

Position: Skills Lab Assistant – Nursing Program (In Person)

Supervisor: Senior Administrative Assistant

Job Description:

The Skills Lab Assistant performs a wide variety of tasks in the Nursing Program Skills Laboratory including maintaining equipment and inventory levels for laboratory supplies and media preparation. The lab assistant plays a critical part, ensuring all labs start on time by setting up all labs according to the instructor’s requirements prior to the actual start of the lab class.


  • Certified Nursing Assistant, Medical Assistant, Caregiver, other medical field experience considered
  • Some experience working in a medical lab or office
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft office suite


  • Communicate with the faculty member to determine materials and equipment needed for each lab class
  • Test all laboratory equipment before the start of each class to ensure that they are working and if not securing a replacement
  • Set up the lab with all the necessary items prior to the start of each lab class
  • After each lab class, clean and sanitize the room including lab apparatus
  • Maintain the inventory of the lab equipment and materials and ordering when needed
  • Assist with uniform fittings and disbursement of uniforms to students
  • Assist with packaging and disbursing laboratory equipment for students each term as

Type of Employment:

  • Full Time


  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • 401K with Company Match
  • Medical and Dental Plans
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Portland, OR 97220: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

Qualified candidates, please submit your resume and cover letter to Douglas Young Belicek, Human Resources, Sumner College