Under the general supervision of the laboratory director, assistant lab manager, the medical technologist and the medical laboratory technicians the laboratory assistant performs laboratory procedures in phlebotomy using approved venipuncture and/or capillary collection techniques on all age groups and ensures that all blood draws are performed, transported and received into the laboratory in a timely manner that meets policy and procedure guidelines. Lab assistants perform a wide variety of clerical functions necessary to ensure proper organization of departmental records and prompt, accurate communication of results to clinicians. This may include but is not limited to computer systems for general lab work and billing, collection lists, collection labels, reports within the laborator y and for ancillary departments to ensure proper collection, transport and receipt of specimens collected by the laboratory and/or the ancillary department and routing of the final clinical report to the physicians. Lab assistants maintain a close working relationship with the ancillary units and the laboratory co-works while maintaining tact and compassion.
Gordon Hospital - 2 years ago