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Laboratory service coordinator

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Website Memorial Health System

Memorial Health System

Company : Memorial Health System

Country: United States

Location : Decatur, Illinois

Post: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 12:41:25 GMT

Expires: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Overview:
Performs secretarial and receptionist duties in the department.  

Qualifications:
High school graduate or equivalent.  

Responsibilities:
Registers patients, enters test orders, cancels, credits, charges, and merges according to physicians’ orders or established laboratory procedures.

Registers, orders and delivers specimens brought in to department.

Maintains equipment and work area in a safe, sanitary and well-stocked condition; performs other assigned duties.Performs storeroom duties.

Greets, informs, and directs visitors; answers inquiries concerning laboratory services for patients and families.

Prints and ascertains that reports are sent as needed.

Performs follow-up duties.Sorts, files and/or routes reports and messages.

Maintains files, procedures and logs.

Assists in training new or less-skilled personnel; participates in continuing education.

Communicates and interacts well with co-workers.

Prioritizes and organizes workload to promote productivity and efficiency.

Answers main department phone number.  Routes calls and takes messages as necessary.

Orders and receives pathology specimens when Histology is closed.

Manages out-patient patient schedule.  Statuses patients for phlebotomy when ready to be drawn.

Verifies orders placed by patient registration for accuracy.

Contacts outside providers with critical values and questions about out-patient orders.

Explains to patients how to collect samples.  Provides containers and instructions to patients.

Tracks and follows up on incomplete and verbal orders.

Contacts phlebotomists on the floor about stat draw requests when Phlebotomy Manager is busy.

Complete laboratory work queues.

Assists reference lab with requisition entry and specimen labeling as needed.

Registers laboratory out-patients when registration is closed.

Performs other duties as assigned.

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