North Vista Hospital Lab Assistant PD - NVNV in North Las Vegas, Nevada
Position Id J3T7RS64TG348KXQL7N
JOB SUMMARY: The Laboratory Assistant will follow the guidelines set by CLIA. Unlicensed laboratory personnel ("aides") may not, read, record, result, verify or interpret any laboratory test. Unlicensed laboratory personnel may not perform any test involving the quantitative measurement of specimen or reagent, or perform any mathematical calculation in determining a test result or validity of a test procedure. Unlicensed laboratory personnel may not perform instrument calibration or review quality control results to monitor the performance of the instrument or test procedure. The Laboratory Assistant: 1) performs computer entry, filing, telephone communication and other clerical duties, 2) demonstrates good telephone etiquette and be able to greet patients and other visitors in a polite and friendly manner, 3) possesses good communication skills, 4) demonstrates adequate knowledge of the terminology of tests ordered in the laboratory, 5) demonstrates a good working knowledge of phlebotomy and the equipment used in collecting specimens from newborns to geriatric patients, 6) processes pathology, microbiology, immunology, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry, and blood bank specimens, 7) processes specimens for reference laboratory, 8) stocks and orders routine supplies, 9) keeps storage areas, trays, centrifuges, and collection areas clean, 10) processes or places specimens on laboratory instruments in accordance with established policy and procedures, 11) with proper documented training the laboratory assistant may perform, instrument preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, assist in quality control procedures, perform, primary culture inoculations, stain slide preparations, and subculture from liquid media. 11) Other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director, ie monitor, mail, fax, answer phone, inter departmental deliveries. Etc. 12) Assist in Pathology with training and eval. 13) RunnerEDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING
1. HS Diploma or Equivalent required
2. Minimum 1-year clinical laboratory experience performing similar job functions preferred
3. State Certified as Medical Lab Assistant required.
4. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current preferred.
Work Type: Per Diem
Legend: Shift 1=Day, 2=Evening, 3=Night, 4=Varied.
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We believe that all persons are entitled to equal employment opportunity and does not discriminate against qualified employees or applicants because of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, child birth or related medical condition or any other protected category as defined by State or Federal Law. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veterans status, disability, race, gender or other protected characteristics.