Lab Technicial Assistant

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I.Minimum Education, Training, and Experience Required
High school graduate or equivalent. Courses in biology, chemistry and computer preferred. Certification in phlebotomy preferred but not required. Previous experience in a clinical laboratory is desirable. Must have 2 years' consecutive experience as phlebotomist.
II.Skills and Abilities Required
Must demonstrate adaptability, organization, attention to detail and the ability to work under stressful conditions
Ability to get along with others, offers supportive assistance to co-workers
Demonstrates the value of team concept on consistent basis
Concern for precision and accuracy of lab results
Good verbal and communication skills
Must adhere to medical ethics and have concern for the welfare of the patient, laboratory and facility
Performance evaluations is conducted at the end of a three-month probationary period and 6 months by the Director or designee with input from the department/shift supervisor, thereafter, performed on an annual basis. Trained yearly on all populations served and completed competencies for patients identified within the department scope of service.
I. Position Summary
The Medical Laboratory Assistant is responsible for specimen collections, accessioning, labeling and transport of specimens; while optimizing patient safety with minimal medical/health care errors in any or all the sections of the Clinical Laboratory. Responsible for the training and competency evaluation of phlebotomist.
III. Principal Job Duties and Responsibilities
The following is a summary of the major functions of this individual's job. He/she may perform other duties, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below, and specific functions may change from time to time.
Performs technical procedures appropriately and accurately; i.e. venipuncture or capillary collection
Performs specimen collection procedures as needed; i.e. urine, throat, urine drug
Processes specimens appropriately including proper patient identification
Promotes good public relations and professional attitude for laboratory department and facility
Assists in departmental training and evaluation of new employees, existing employees and students
Participates in maintaining efficient productive work area
Maintain and prepare adequate level of supplies; rotating inventory as needed
Performs point of care testing and reports results accurately and in timely manner
Rejection and recollection of specimens based on criteria as needed
Participates in continuing education and proficiency surveys as needed
Reports instrument or procedure failures to supervisor or appropriate personnel
Participates in required laboratory/facility meetings
Reviews required/mandatory laboratory/facility policies or procedures in timely manner
Promote the mission, vision, and values of organization
Clean, operate, troubleshoot and maintain laboratory equipment
Adheres to and monitor quality assurance programs and activities to ensure the accuracy of laboratory results
Provide technical information about test(s) to physicians, other providers and patients as required
Respond appropriately to collection of patient samples deemed as Routine, Timed or STAT
Knowledgeable of methods and procedures in regards to age specific competency guidelines
Maintain current knowledge and adherence of hospital/facility policy, state, federal and other regulatory requirements
Manages and operates laboratory equipment safely and correctly
Consult with other departments, as appropriate, to collaborate in patient care and performance improvement activities
Review pending and outstanding reports on every shift and follows up to resolve outstanding specimens
Checked off on specific setup tasks in Microbiology department
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