The Laboratory Assistant - Is responsible for the collection of routine, STAT, and other requested blood samples and their safe delivery to the technical areas for analysis. Performs duties supporting the efficient operation of the laboratory, including specimen processing, patient registration, phlebotomy and performing ECG testing.
Core Duties and Responsibilities
Acts as a patient advocate and upholds patient rights.
Assures all patients are correctly identified prior to providing and/or documenting care.
Documents in a clear and legible manner.
Recognizes and integrates patient special needs and individualizes care.
Adapts work schedule to meet emergency staffing needs.
Assists in central processing by receiving specimens, responding to pneumatic tube and answering telephones, draws blood samples.
Is responsive, courteous, respectful and cooperative in completing tasks.
Performs other related duties as required.
High school diploma or equivalent
Previous Clinical/Hospital experience required
Intermediate computer skills, excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods with the ability to lift, push and pull
Preferred Skills and Experience
3+ years of Phlebotomy experience in a hospital and/or high outpatient setting
Sample prep and reference lab experience
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Shore Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Schedule: Part Time
Flexible start between 5am & 8am w/ a wkend/Holiday Rotation
Hours: Flexible start between 5am & 8am w/ a wkend/Holiday Rotation
New Jersey Hospital Association - 17 months ago