Lab Asst PRN
Trident Medical Center - Charleston, SC

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The Laboratory Assistant provides clerical and phlebotomy services for the Laboratory in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. The Laboratory Assistant's responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Answers department telephone transfers calls, records messages.
  • Organize requisitions received for specimen collections.
  • Records receipt of specimens into computer and processes them for testing.
  • Faxes lab reports to appropriate locations.
  • Prints and distribute reports. Places reports on patient charts.
  • Performs Phlebotomy and urine collection.
  • Collect urine for drug screens and accurately process required paperwork.
  • Applies and reads TB skin tests.
  • Performs special coagulation procedures.
  • Performs miscellaneous tasks that promote smooth operations including such as stocking supplies
  • Provides age and culturally appropriate care.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Required Job Qualifications include:
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Previous phlebotomy experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology preferred.
  • Basic computer skills preferred.
  • Well organized and detail oriented.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 pounds.

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Joining the Lowcountry in 1975, Trident Medical Center is a 313-bed, tertiary-care hospital providing a comprehensive range of services and...