Laboratory Assistant

  • FYR Diagnostics
  • Missoula, MT, USA
  • Nov 16, 2021
Part time Admin-Clerical Biotech Customer Service Entry Level General Business Health Care Information Technology Other Pharmaceutical Professional Services Research Science

Job Description

FYR Diagnostics is a fast-growing Missoula, MT-based biotechnology company developing a powerful portfolio of biomarker detection technologies. FYR Diagnostics’ mission is to commercialize and implement these novel technologies to enable the accelerated diagnosis of human diseases.  

FYR Diagnostics is currently seeking a Part-Time Lab Assistant to assist with COVID-19 testing logistics in the evenings and on Saturdays. This position may be an ideal fit for students or those who desire a better work/life balance. 

Why FYR Diagnostics? 

  • We work hard to make sure that our employees are happy here, and don’t dread coming to work each day
  • We promote from within the company 

Roles & Responsibilities:  

  • Assemble test kits for distribution to our clinical partners
  • Intake and prepare clinical samples for testing 
  • Help with lab upkeep and organization
  • Communicate and work together as a team to anticipate and resolve issues
  • Receive clinical samples and packages
  • Manage calls and texts to our customer support phone line 

Key Traits & Skills:  

  • Self-starter
    • FYR Diagnostics is fast growing startup. We are seeking employees with entrepreneurial mind sets who can adapt with FYR Diagnostics’ dynamically changing needs.
  • Attention to detail
    • FYR’s work impacts the lives of others, and as such, we must pay extra close attention.
  • Community-minded
    • We pride ourselves on caring about those around us, including co-workers, clients, and the general public.  

Core Requirements:  

  • Ability to lift up to 15 lbs. with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Ability to use multiple computer programs at one time 


  • Experience working with and handling personal health information
  • Experience in a clinical laboratory setting, including handling clinical samples 
  • Education in a scientific field
  • Experience in sterile technique
  • Research lab experience 

Typical hours:  

  • Tuesday-Friday  4:00pm-8:00pm
  • Saturday  8:00am-12:00pm 

Those who work with FYR Diagnostics are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels. FYR Diagnostics is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace.

Job Type: Part Time 

Job Location: Missoula, MT 

Preferred Start Date: November 29, 2021 

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