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Clinical Lab Assistant

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Company :
Concord Hospital

Location :
Concord, New Hampshire

Expiry Date :
Mon, 16 Nov 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Hours are five 8 hour shifts (1 pm to 930 pm) including working EVERY OTHERWEEKEND (SATURDAY/SUNDAY).

Summary

Under the direction of the Specimen Processing Supervisor, the Clinical Lab Assistant performs phlebotomy using various venipuncture techniques to collect blood directly from patients of all ages and is familiar with patient and specimens requirements for these tests; completes a variety of clinical support duties involved in identifying, collecting, receiving, and processing all types of clinical specimens for laboratory analysis, including preparation for transport to outside laboratories; follows all safety, infection control and OSHA Blood Borne Pathogen guidelines.

Education

High school or equivalent (GED).

Certification, Registration & Licensure

None.

Experience

Phlebotomy training with a completedexternship preferred. Phlebotomy experience in a healthcare setting ,clinical support experience in specimen processing preferred. The successful candidate will have strong interpersonal skills, able to relate well with clients in a professional and compassionate manner, able to multi-task and work in a fast paced environment. Ability to perform in emergent or crisis situations.

Responsibilities

Obtains and processes venous and capillary blood samples required for laboratory analysis from patients

of all ages upon request.

Processes clinical specimens for delivery to laboratory departments and for pick-up by reference

laboratories.

Performs all duties within assigned work blocks.

Demonstrates compliance with corporate, departmental and job-specific requirements.

Assists in the preventative maintenance and disinfection within the Specimen Processing area.

Travels to off-site locations for the purpose of phlebotomy collections.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Concord Hospital is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all employees and applicants and to prohibit any discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

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If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, you may contact Human Resources at .

Physical and Work Requirements

The physical demands and characteristics of the work environment described here are representative of those that will be encountered by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Dictionary of Occupational Titles Material Handling Classification is MEDIUM. The employee must regularly lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 pounds, frequently lift, carry or push/pull up to 10 – 25 pounds, and occasionally lift, carry or push/pull up to 20 – 50 pounds.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to hear, perform activities that require fine motor skills, and speak. The employee is frequently required to bend, do repetitive motion, reach, sit, and walk. The employee is occasionally required to drive, kneel, squat, and stand.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision, depth perception, far vision, near vision, and peripheral vision.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to bloodborne pathogens, and bodily fluids. The employee is frequently exposed to airborne pathogens. The employee is occasionally exposed to electrical hazards – shock, moving mechanical parts, slippery surfaces, toxic or caustic chemicals, and variable weather conditions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.