Lab Assistant - PRN in Fort Mohave, AZ at Valley View Medical Center

Date Posted: 4/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Valley View Medical Center

The Laboratory Assistant performs phlebotomy on inpatients and outpatients via venipuncture and/or finger punctures using techniques suitable for neonates through geriatrics, with appropriate knowledge and skills necessary to effectively meet the growth, development, and clinical needs of age specified populations; assists Medical Technologist in specimen preparation including centrifuging, making slides for CBCs, setting up blood cultures, and primary plating of microbiological specimens; orders, receives and maintains appropriate PAR levels of blood and examines blood supply for hemolysis;  ensures daily temperatures are obtained, documented and filed properly;  assists in maintaining inventory and supplies by writing needed items on "Want Book" so that the Laboratory Manager can order;  place into stock supplies delivered to the Lab, being sure to correctly rotate with current supply;  properly receives specimens entering the Lab by accessioning, writing requisitions on the log and communicating to the technologists all incoming work;  checks all Laboratory requisitions and reports for completeness;  delivers results promptly to appropriate area;  develops work-flow by coordinating with Medical Technologist;  organizes and prioritizes work in order to complete work competently and effectively and in a timely manner;  files and copies if indicated, reports in laboratory and physician files and maintains duplicate report file and records on all referred specimens and reports including pathology specimens and/or referred tests;  answers phones and directs calls as appropriate;  ensures all laboratory and delivery charges are current, with any corrections made, and delivers to the business office daily;  ensures timecards are completed on a daily basis;  types schedules, reports and correspondence for technologist as required;  observes principals of date security/patient confidentiality;  assists in training of new assistants;  maintains positive attitude, functions as a team player, and maintains inter-intra department communications;  interacts with other health-care workers to solve problems;  attends and participates in department meetings;  performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

Education:

High School Diploma/GED

Technical/Vocational Training

Certifications Required:

Certification in Phlebotomy

BLS

Experience Required:

Minimum one (1) year in phlebotomy


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