To enter patient test orders, process samples in the main laboratory, and process, analyze and accurately report POC & moderately complex tests within established time limits. Responsibilities*
Order and/or process incoming samples by ensuring correct labeling, computer log-in, centrifugation, aliquoting, and storage. Analyze patient specimens for POC/moderately complex testing on instruments and/or by specified manual methodologies within specified turnaround times without sacrificing accuracy. Analyze and record quality control materials with documentation of action on out-of-range values. Accurately transcribe patient data from instrument printouts or worksheets into computer record including any pertinent sample description comments. Perform and record routine instrument maintenance procedures. Monitor instrument error codes, troubleshoot and correct problems as necessary. Record all instrument and QC problems in log book as a means of communication with other operators. Maintain work area in a well-stocked, clean condition. Adhere to all safety/infection control policies and procedures. Maintain a professional appearance and attitude in interactions with coworkers, supervisors, other hospital personnel, and hospital patients and their visitors. Fulfill departmental continuing education requirement. Required Qualifications*
A high school diploma or equivalent with additional course work in laboratory sciences, and 2 years laboratory experience in sample processing and POC testing is required. Desired Qualifications*
An associate degree in clinical laboratory sciences, or chemical, physical or biological sciences, or medical laboratory technologist from an accredited institution is desirable. Application Deadline
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.