Lab Aide - Relief (13-22)
Columbia Memorial Hospital - Astoria, OR

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  • Description: Lab Aide/Phlebotomist – Relief

    Columbia Memorial Hospital in Astoria, Oregon is seeking a Relief Lab Aide/Phlebotomist. This position will perform phlebotomies and capillary blood collections from inpatients and outpatients, both on-site and off-site. Under the direction of the Manager, and/or Medical Technologist, processes and orders testing on specimens for reference laboratories, as well as performs CLIA waived laboratory testing. Under the direction of the Manager, and/or Medical Technologist, responsible for following Quality Control Practices in relation to CLIA waived laboratory testing. Responsible for keeping track of all specimens submitted to pathology. Maintains good public relations with the physicians and their staff, patients and the general public. Instructs patients on proper collection of both urine, as well as stool specimens. Collects nasal washings from out patients. Collects urine specimens for urine pre-employment drug screens, utilizing a chain of custody. Responsible for front end laboratory compliance checking as well as following Medicare Medical Necessity rules. Monitors customer concerns and daily workflow. May perform other duties within the laboratory as needed.

    The mission of Columbia Memorial Hospital is to provide excellence, leadership and compassion in the enhancement of health for those we serve. Columbia Memorial Hospital is an independent, non-profit, Planetree affiliated Hospital located in Astoria, Oregon.

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    Required Qualifications:
    Completion of an accredited phlebotomist program or on-the-job training with experience. One year experience as a phlebotomist desired. Must know medical terminology, blood collection technique, management of drug and alcohol testing which includes specimen collections, alcohol testing, daily reporting of results, required record keeping, file maintenance, and being an ongoing liaison between clients and providers.

    Requirements : Valid drivers’ license and proof of valid auto insurance required. BLS certification.

    Status : Relief (0-40 hours per pay period)
    Shift : Varies
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