Laboratory Assistant
UNC Physicians Network - Garner, NC

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Maintains an environment of safety for patients, self and others.

Maintains compliance with established organizational policies and procedures.

Interviews patients to confirm identify and explain specimen collection procedure. Maintains positive patient identification throughout collection and processing.

Obtains specimens and performs lab testing under the supervision of the Medical Technologist and/or Medical Director.

Documents and reports specimen collection and accurate test results. Maintains compliance with appropriate procedures for requesting, processing, and reporting results from reference labs.

Performs and documents equipment safety and quality checks.

Responsible for maintaining work area and ensuring an adequate level of supplies.

Provides administrative support including answering phones, scheduling patients, and other duties as directed by the manager.

Remains in compliance with established safety and regulatory guidelines, including CLIA, HIPAA, OSHA, and infection prevention policies and procedures. Participates in performance improvement activities.

Demonstrates good customer service skills when interacting with patients, families, and visitors. Exhibits effective communication skills and team work.

Job Qualifications:

Experience

Two years experience in phlebotomy

Education

High school diploma or GED. One year of clinical experience, preferably in an outpatient or physician practice lab.

Training

Special Skills

Language skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with customers and employees of organization. Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

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