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Medical Lab Assistant

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North Shore Medical Center(NSMC)

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Salem, Massachusetts

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Tue, 09 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Job Details Full-timeEstimated: $28,000 – $39,000 a year3 hours ago Qualifications – Laboratory experience – Computer literacy – Typing – Medical office experience – Computer skills – High school diploma or GED Full Job Description – () Under the direction of the MLA Coordinator, the designated Operations Coordinator, and the Support Services Manager, Medical Lab Assistants perform a variety of support services to the laboratory. Depending on the area in which an individual is assigned for his/her shift, the responsibilities vary. The job duties are listed below for the workstations that an MLA may be assigned to. Job Specifics Requirements: Laboratory Procedures and Protocols – Maintain established department policies and procedures, objectives, safety,environmental and infection control standards. – Process a variety of specimens in accordance to established protocols. – Data entry into both the hospital and laboratory information systems. – Monitor the pneumatic tube system and the timely processing of all specimens Received through it. – Process -on requests from client offices and from nursing units. – Monitor requests for laboratory testing that have not been processed through the Laboratory information system. – Ensure that all outstanding orders are accounted for and that any missing specimens are found. – Document the receipt of specimens in the laboratory information system. – Print and fax patient reports as requested. – Perform quality assurance checks on outpatient requisitions to ensure the correctness of data entry. – Sort and file requisitions in the appropriate location according to established protocols. – Pull all out-patient requisitions that require follow-up with the physician offices in the morning. – Maintain work area in a neat, orderly, and well-stocked fashion. – Rotate into weekends and holidays as assigned to assure uniform quality of laboratory services. – Communicate with medical, nursing, and office personnel regarding laboratory results and protocols. – Provide back up for all areas of responsibility for an MLA regardless of the individual assignment. – Perform other related duties as required or as responsibilities dictate. Personal and Professional Growth – Demonstrate the role of a medical laboratory assistant in a professional manner. – Assume accountability for his/her position extends self when unusual need arises. – Report for work on time and give adequate notice of absenteeism or tardiness. – Routinely undertakes itional tasks when his/her assignment is completed. – Accepts constructive criticism regarding own performance and strives to make improvements. – Adheres to policies established for meals, breaks, dress code, and parking. – Exhibits courtesy and respect to patients, families, physicians, clients, and co-workers. – Maintains competencies through: Regular participation in service education programs. – Demonstrates understanding of Fire and Disaster Plan, Infection Control, trauma Alert Protocol, and handling of critical patients. – Demonstrates proficient laboratory skills via yearly competencies. – Motivated and self-directed: – Carries out responsibilities promptly and in a self-directed fashion. – Seeks itional learning experiences. – Contributes to Organizational Goals – Utilizes concepts of preventive maintenance and proper use of laboratory equipment. – Is flexible and receptive to change. – Participates in quality improvement activities. – Demonstrates excellent customer service skills to promote customer satisfaction Requires intense attention and concentration. Ability to handle several processes concurrently. Ability to deal with a wide range of personalities. Basic computer skills which may be obtained thru on the job training. Preferred; Medical terminology preferred. Accurate typing skills, Hospital or physician office experience helpful. Preferred: High school diploma or GED preferred Primary Location MA-Salem-NSM Salem Hospital Work Locations NSM Salem Hospital 81Highland Ave Salem 01906 Job Laboratory Assistant/Technician Organization North Shore Medical Center(NSMC) Schedule Full-time Standard Hours 40 Shift Day Job Employee Status Regular Recruiting Department NSMC Administration Job Posting Feb 4, 2021 Show full job description Apply Now