Clinical Lab Assistant with Medical Group Full Time Evenings


HonorHealth
Phoenix, AZ
United States

Description
HonorHealth is a non-profit, local healthcare organization known for community service and outstanding medical quality. HonorHealth encompasses five acute care hospitals with approximately 11,500 employees and 4,500 volunteers, over 70 primary and specialty care practices, clinical research, medical education, an inpatient rehabilitation hospital, an Accountable Care Organization, two foundations, and extensive community services.

HonorHealth is a leader in medical innovation, talent and technology with a genuine commitment to your growth. The health system's vibrant careers take place in an environment filled with opportunity and respect because we see the HONOR in you.

Qualifications
Education
High School Diploma or GED Required

Experience
None Required

Licenses and Certifications
Certificate of Completion for Laboratory Assisting program from an accredited school with no OR Required
No certification required for individuals with 1-2 years lab experience OR Required
Certificate of Completion of Laboratory Assisting Program OR Required
American Medical Technologist (AMT) Certified Office Laboratory Technician (COLT) OR Required
equivalent certification Required

Responsibilities
Job Summary
Responsible for assisting with specified technical procedures in one or more sections of the Clinical Laboratory. Performs a variety of tasks requiring skills in phlebotomy and general office to include customer service, clerical and computer/data entry.

Retrieves specimens from pneumatic tube system and initiates processing. Prepares samples for analysis by manual or automated methods in accordance with instructions in the section procedure manual and defined standards of performance. Distributes to work areas and loads specimens on designated instruments where applicable. Performs department specific duties to assist tech (i.e. blood bank, micro)
Prepares specimens to be sent out for reference testing including: completing of requisition, packaging, storage and notification to courier for pickup.
Performs and documents instrument function verification, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on equipment to ensure proper operation according to section guidelines.
Answers telephone and follows through with requests. Maintains inventory and stock supplies. Reviews all laboratory/hospital system policies, procedures and communications. Assists in training new staff and students.
Performs phlebotomy as assigned.

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