Laboratory Aide
Manchester Memorial Hospital - Manchester, CT

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The Lab Aide reports to the Lab Site Manager and/or the Lab Coordinator and is responsible for patient accessioning, requisition entry, specimen processing, customer service inquires, answering and directing telephone calls, registration and ICD-9 coding, problem solving, testing-to-billing-or-other patient investigations and all other front-end functions performed in laboratory receiving areas. All duties are performed with minimal supervision and/or semi-technical specimen processing in Anatomical Pathology, Microbiology or Blood Bank.

MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

A minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent GED is required. Some previous Lab work and experience with the Meditech and CoPath system is preferred but not required.

This position requires the incumbent have strong English verbal as well as basic English writing ability, and be courteous and customer service oriented with good interpersonal skills and a proficiency in the use of computers. Duties of this position require the incumbent be adaptable to a changing workload and be familiar with, and able to operate computer terminals, centrifuges, telephones, pneumatic tube systems, copies and fax machines. Cytology Lab Aides will have the ability to perform the technical tasks of cytology preparation including mixing body fluids with the appropriate fixative and performing the manual and automated staining and cover slipping preparation.

Must have a current and valid driver's license for occasional travel between ECHN business sites,

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ECHN is a not-for-profit health care system serving 19 towns in eastern Connecticut. ECHN was formed in 1995 when Manchester Memorial...