Processing Technician - Laboratory Services (CH)
CHS Laboratory Services - Buffalo, NY

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Processing Technician - Laboratory Services (Catholic Health): Primary responsibility is the registration, processing, and distribution of laboratory specimens.

REPORTS TO:

Senior Processing Technician, Support Services Supervisor, Laboratory Manager/Supervisor, General, Shift Supervisor

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

N/A

SKILLS AND EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS (MINIMUM):

EDUCATION:
·
High school graduate
EXPERIENCE:
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Previous work experience in processing specimens and/or computers preferred.
· 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.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:
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Customer focused
· Able to work well in stressful situations
· Consistently demonstrate a confident and professional manner to coworkers and the public
· Able to obtain information and interpret this information in terms of the patient's and/or specimen needs
· Able to work safely with infectious and/or hazardous materials
WORKING CONDITIONS:

ENVIRONMENT:
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Normal heat, light space, and safe working environment; occasional exposure to one or more mildly unpleasant physical conditions
· Must be willing to participate in on-call, weekend rotation, holiday rotation, and multiple shift 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.

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