LABORATORY ASSISTANT – HISTOLOGY
Marietta Memorial Hospital, 401 Matthew Street, Marietta, Ohio, United States of America Req #2816
Thursday, June 30, 2022
Hours: Varies as scheduled- dayshift
In an environment of continuous quality improvement, the Laboratory Assistant is responsible for receiving and processing specimens, cleaning lab equipment, maintaining supplies and performing various clerical duties. Exhibits the MHS Standards of Excellence and exercises strict confidentiality at all times.
High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent required
Minimum of 1 year hospital phlebotomy experience preferred
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification required – will obtain during hospital orientation
Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
Able to speak English clearly
Handle multiple tasks simultaneously and work in a fast paced environment
Strong independent problem solving skills
Demonstrate willingness to accept additional responsibility with a positive attitude
Demonstrate ability to work independently and with a team
Demonstrate good data entry skills
Able to operate basic office equipment
Basic understanding of the operations of Specimen Processing
Basic PC skills
Receives Laboratory samples and checks them for order accuracy. Troubleshoots as needed.
Utilizes the ability to prioritize STAT, urgent, timed and routine orders.
Maintains/orders adequate stock of supplies.
Utilizes the computer system that communicates between our outlying facilities and Meditech.
Registers using short form and order appropriate tests.
Labels, receives, centrifuges if needed, and aliquots tubes appropriately.
Assists with lab clerical duties including recalling results, faxing reports, and calling of alert values to physicians.
Evaluates specimen integrity before analysis.
Properly documents and reports NCE investigation/incident reports.
Assists with training new employees and students.
Cleans lab equipment including centrifuges, counters, and printers.
Utilizes Meditech to create site batches for specimen transport/order entry into Quest system.
Retrieves specimens from the Laboratory Automated Specimen Transport Line.
Maintains compliance in RQI.
Compensation Details: Education, experience, and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. Minimum hiring rate for this position is listed below.
PRN positions are not benefit eligible.
This position is patient facing and/or requires close interaction with other employees, or other factors that would compel mandatory vaccinations unless otherwise approved for a medical or religious exemption.
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Job Family Clinical Job Function Frontline Employee Pay Type Hourly Min Hiring Rate $14.00