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Beth Israel Deaconess Milton is committed to improving the health of our community by providing exceptional, personalized health care with dignity, compassion and respect.
Beth Israel Deaconess Milton is seeking a full-time, Clinical Laboratory Assistant I - Processing for the Accesioning Unit.
This position is full-time, 40 hours per week, day shift, weekend rotation and holidays.
Under the supervision and direction of the Manager, Supervisor, Laboratory site or designee, Accurately and efficiently obtain venous or capillary blood specimens from patients for use in laboratory testing following Laboratory policies and procedures, transport the specimen to the laboratory, perform pre-analytic processing procedures, and complete all associated documentation both written and computerized.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Accurately follow physician orders when ordering the test(s) in the Laboratory computer system. Determine and implement the appropriate course of action when unsure of an order or specimen required prior to obtaining the sample. Accurately document all pertinent patient demographic and insurance information if performing the registration function.
Independently obtain venous blood specimens from patients. Properly identify the patient according to policy each and every time. Perform the specimen collection in a manner appropriate for the population of the patient being served. Obtain appropriate and suitable specimens for the tests ordered.
Receive specimens in the Laboratory computer system and distribute them in accordance with the urgency of the test requested. Prepare specimens according to the procedure for the test requested and store specimens at the appropriate storage temperature, if not immediately distributed.
Competently perform EKG’s on outpatients.
Maintain competencies (position specific and hospital-wide) required for the specific patient population served.