Lab Assistant, Lab Services Surgical Pathology (up to 19 hours/wk)

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Company :
University of Texas Medical Branch

Location :
Galveston, Texas

Expiry Date :
Tue, 06 Apr 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description JOB SUMMARY: Laboratory Assistant, Laboratory Services provides technical skills necessary to perform sample processing within the division and may perform essential phlebotomy duties as assigned. Job Duties – Performs the essential duties and competencies in all assignments necessary for phlebotomy or other clinical related duties. – Performs computer functions necessary for patient registration, blood collection, and specimen management. – Determines acceptability of patient samples. – Prepares, stores, and transfers samples for testing. – Performs quality control procedures on equipment. – Assists in maintaining records of inventory, maintenance, and daily quality control. – Ability to work independently within established guidelines, apply problem-solving skills, meet deadlines and meet urgent patient, provider, and system needs. – May perform blood collection procedures using skin puncture and venipuncture. – Communicates pertinent information to staff members, management, medical directors and other divisions. – Available to cover different shifts if requested to guarantee patient care. – Adheres to all safety protocols in each laboratory area. – Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure. – Performs related duties as required. Qualifications REQUIRED EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: High school graduate or equivalent and two (2) years related experience. Preferred Qualifications: Associatesdegree or equivalent. Bachelor’s degree a plus. A minimum of 24credits in core science (12 bio / 12 chem) Prior clinical or pathology lab experience Lab work of other types (industrial/food) also a plus Work Schedule Early AM through midday. Equal Employment Opportunity UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Primary Location:United States-Texas-Galveston Work Locations: 0416 – Clinical Services Wing Clinical Services Wing, rm 4.610 Galveston77555-0416 Job:Clinical Laboratory Organization:Hospital & Clinics BusGrp Casual –