Lab Assistant

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Website CommonSpirit Health

CommonSpirit Health

Company : CommonSpirit Health

Country: United States

Location : Ringgold, Georgia

Post: Sat, 30 Jul 2022 21:39:48 GMT

Expires: Sat, 27 Aug 2022 23:59:59 GMT

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Mountain Management Services and CHI Memorial Hospital now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health is once again the only hospital in the Chattanooga area to be named a Best Regional Hospital by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:On-site childcare with extended hoursCare@Work premium account for additional support with children pets dependent adults and household needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyPaid Time Off (PTO)Health/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident Critical Illness and Identify TheftAdoption AssistanceTuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching 401(k) and 457(b) Retirement ProgramsWellness ProgramAdditional incentives for eligible full time day shift and night shift opportunities

CHI Memorial Primary Care Associates – Ringgold


Under direct supervision, the Lab Assistant is responsible for drawing and collecting blood, urine and tissue samples from patients, verifies records and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. May perform in house laboratory services such as but not limited to UA dips, HA1C, blood glucose monitoring, coagulant levels, pregnancy etc.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

Assemble equipment, such as tourniquet, needles, disposable containers for needles, blood collection devices, gauze, cotton, and alcohol on work tray, according to requirements for specified tests or procedures.

Verify or record identity of patient or donor.

Draw and collect blood samples from patients, verifies records and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. May prick finger to draw blood.

Send specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house. 

Maintain proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, equipment records and checklists.

Identify problems which may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and take appropriate action, including supervisor notification.

Order and maintain supply levels for all equipment and services provided by laboratories.

Perform in house laboratory testing as directed by the practice.

Participate in special project and/or completes other duties as assigned.

Education :

High school education or equivalent required.

Experience in phlebotomy required.

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