LABORATORY -LABORATORY ASSISTANT
Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Job Details Level Entry Job Location Hospital Main Campus – Idaho Falls, ID Position Type PRN (as needed) Education Level High School Job Category Health Care Description JOB SUMMARY: Collect routine and specialty testing patient specimens and ensure proper patient identification and labeling of specimens. Perform EKGs, IV starts, IRTs, Therapeutic phlebotomies, etc. Provide excellent customer service on the phone and in person to all patients, doctors and other medical staff. Work well under pressure. Follow all applicable hospital / laboratory policies and procedures. Must be able to prioritize specimens (STAT, ASAP, Routine, Pre-op, etc.), multitask, and be flexible in order to accommodate the needs of the laboratory. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1. Be proficient and timely in the collection of blood samples and other body fluids, ensuring proper patient identification and labeling of samples. 2. Follow all applicable hospital / laboratory policies and procedures to include, but not limited to patient identification, specimen collection, specimen rejection, specimen labeling, and specimen stability. 3. Be proficient in the utilization of order of draw when collecting blood specimens. 4. Knowledge of ordering, stocking and rotating laboratory supplies. 5. Provide competent and quality clinical care to all patients. a. Adherence by staff to all policies and procedures to include the employee handbook. b. Provides age appropriate care. c. Reporting of patient and staff incidents through the occurrence report process. d. Monitoring and management of formal complaints. 6. Comply with standard precautions by using personal protective equipment as required. 7. Develop, utilize, and maintain professional relationships within our organization and its affiliates. a. Maintain effective working relationships between nursing, clerical, medical and allied health staff. 8. Provide excellent customer service on the phone and in person to anyone that enters the laboratory. 9. Performs miscellaneous tasks that promote smooth operations. 10. Other duties as deemed necessary. Qualifications QUALIFICATIONS: Education/Certification: High School Diploma or higher. Current BLS Certification. Valid driver’s license. Experience: Phlebotomy course and/or phlebotomy experience preferred. Equipment/Technology: Experience with computers and office equipment, required. Language/Communication: Must be able to read and communicate (oral and written) effectively in English. Must be able to communicate clearly and concisely. Mathematical Skills: General Math skills. Mental Capabilities: Can frequently and consistently make sound judgments. Must be organized, multi-tasker, and a critical thinker. Interpersonal: Excellent communication skills, and ability to work well with others. Be a team player and flexible. Performance: Can work well under pressure. Excellent customer service skills. Complete all tasks with minimal error and in a timely manner.