The Laboratory Technologist Assistant will be responsible for handling laboratory data collection systems and equipment to ensure that requests for laboratory tests are properly ordered, cancelled and charged to all inpatients, outpatients and institutional accounts. Performs specimen collection procedures for inpatients and outpatients. Performs non-technical specimen processing, preparation and distribution of specimens from patients.
High school diploma or equivalent, PLUS six (6) months clinical training in an approved phlebotomy training program, OR two (2) years experience in specimen collections, specimen processing and specimen requisitioning for a clinical laboratory or healthcare delivery system, OR hold at least a two (2) year degree in chemical, physical or biological science or a health-related specialty.
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
Ability to understand and apply accurate procedures in specimen handling and clerical processing.
Must have sufficient feeling in fingers and visual ability to locate patients' blood vessels.
Ability to communicate effectively, and must possess good written and oral communication skills.
The days vary.
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Northside Hospital - 18 months ago
The Northside Hospital System comprises three not-for-profit, full-service community hospitals. With more than 2,500 physicians (the largest...