• Memorial Health System
  • Marietta, Ohio
  • Aug 05, 2022
Assistant/Support Laboratory

Job Description

LABORATORY ASSISTANT – HISTOLOGY Marietta Memorial Hospital, 401 Matthew Street, Marietta, Ohio, United States of America Req #2816 Thursday, June 30, 2022 Status: PRN 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.   Job Requirement: 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 Job Functions: 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. Assumes 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.   Memorial Health System is an equal opportunity provider and employer. If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. You may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department of Agriculture, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Stop 9410, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at Other details Job Family Clinical Job Function Frontline Employee Pay Type Hourly Min Hiring Rate $14.00 Apply Now

Employment Type (feed only)

PRN Hours: Varies as scheduled- dayshift