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Title

Lab Assistant 


Position Lab Assistant  

Req Number LAB-22-00001  

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Open Date 3/17/2022  

Description

SUMMARY:

The Lab Assistant helps assure that all the daily lab duties run smoothly. The assistant is responsible for the overall organization and general stocking of the lab, record keeping and relevant paperwork, and assists with specimen collection, examination and analysis. This position needs a well-organized, communicative, detail oriented individual that has exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work as a team member. Basic computer skills, including facility with databases, spreadsheets and word processing software needed. Venipuncture certification and current Medical Assistant Certification, or Certified Phlebotomist (CPT1) required. Experience is preferred but not required.

 

Position Requirements

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

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    Completes necessary referral forms and processes specimens collected in the clinic for submission to reference lab for testing, including appropriate storage of the specimens until pick-up.

  • Processes and examines microscopic urinalyses, wet-mount slide preparations and stains.

  • Keeps accurate, complete and appropriate records of all specimens handled in the lab.

  • Logs and distributes incoming reports.

  • Performs quality control testing at specified intervals.

  • Performs general housekeeping.

  • Attends general staff meetings and additional meetings as specified by Lab Director.

  • Performs in-house tests.

  • Correctly bills various payers.

  • Maintains inventory and orders supplies.

  • Instructs patients for collection of stool or urine.

  • Participation in split sample analysis.

  • Completion of quizzes and/or skills check lists to document competency.

  • Saturday lab rotation

  • Adherence to ODCHC’s attendance policy.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as designated by supervisor.

     

    QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Ability to work as a member of a team in order to communicate and/or solicit pertinent information to and from other team members and support team decisions.

  • Ability to communicate effectively and exercise sound and responsible judgment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal.Ability to establish constructive working relationships with all levels of management and employees in a staff of varied and diverse backgrounds.

  • Ability to handle difficult or confrontational situations in a calm, consistent, and equitable manner.

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to accurately chart patient information.

  • Trained in venipuncture and fingerstick procedures.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret moderately complex documents.

  • Computer skills, including facility with databases, spreadsheets, and word processing software.

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma and/or GED.

  • Three to six months experience as a laboratory assistant or medical assistant preferred but not required.

     

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Venipuncture certificate

     

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    NONE

     

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Speaking and hearing sufficient to communicate effectively by phone or in person, at normal volumes.

  • Vision adequate to read correspondence, computer screen, forms etc.

  • Good manual dexterity.

  • Ability to sit or stand extended periods of time.

 

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