Outreach Service Technician - Laboratory Services (CH)
CHS Laboratory Services - Buffalo, NY

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Outreach Service Technician - Laboratory Services (Catholic Health System): Primary responsibility is specimen collection procedures in a Laboratory Patient Service Center , client's home, nursing homes including, but not limited to, venipuncture and capillary draws.

REPORTS TO: Outreach Manager

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

N/A

SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):

EDUCATION:
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High School diploma or GED.
· Phlebotomy certificate.
· Possess valid NYS Driver's License, a clean driving record, and have use of a vehicle.
EXPERIENCE:
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Successful completion of Clinical Phlebotomy rotation and/or six (6) months experience in phlebotomy which includes microcollection and butterfly collection on both geriatric and neonate/pediatric patients preferred.
· Proof of certification required if experience is less than six (6) months.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
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Excellent oral and written communication skills.
· Customer focused.
· Consistently demonstrate a confident and professional manner to coworkers and public.
· Able to work safely with infectious and/or hazardous materials.
WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:
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Intermittent exposure to a few unpleasant physical conditions due to weather.
· Schedule flexibility.
· Transporting phlebotomy supplies as needed.
· Must be willing to participate in on-call scheduling as needed.
PHYSICAL EFFORT:

ACTIVITY & STRENGTH : (LIGHT)

Low Lift (floor to knuckle): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Mid Lift (knuckle to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

High Lift (shoulder and above): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Full Lift (floor to shoulder): Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Carry: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Push: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Pull: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Overall Strength Category: Occasional 0 to 2.6 hours/day (11-20 lbs.); Frequent 2.7 to 5.3 hours/day (1-10 lbs.); Constant 5.4 to 8 hours/day (negligible)

Dictionary Of Occupational Titles

Constant (C) 67-100% Workday

Frequent (F) 34-66% Workday

Occasional (O) 0-33% Workday

Not Present (N)

Activity - Job Demand

Walk – Frequent

Climb Stairs – Occasional

Stoop – Frequent

Kneel – Occasional

Crouch – Occasional

Reach (immediate) – Frequent

Reach (overhead) – Occasional

Handling – Frequent

Fingering - Frequent

Sitting – Frequent

Standing – Frequent

Push Cart - Occasional

Pull Cart - Occasional

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIPS:

INTERNAL:
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Works cooperatively with the technical sections of the laboratory.

EXTERNAL:
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Works cooperatively with physicians, nursing and ancillary support staff.