30+ Days ago
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Works under the supervision of the lab manager. Responsible for obtaining a variety of specimens from patients of all ages using a variety of collection techniques. Responsible for performing limited testing, processing send out specimens, maintaining and receiving supplies. Performs quality control, preventative maintenance, trains new employees, takes part in continuing education and maintains positive interpersonal relationships. Types department policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES
Performs positive patient identification. Labels specimens appropriately and completely.
Obtains adequate blood specimens in a timely manner by venous or capillary puncture on patients of all ages without undue stress or injury to the patient while adhering to universal precautions procedures.
Transcribes and enters physician’s orders and coordinates result handling.
Models excellent customer service as first impression of the department.
Functions as primary communication resource for department.
Coordinates tests and procedures and provides instruction to patients on specimen collection.
Processes specimens for send out to reference laboratory.
Performs legal collection of urine and buccal specimens.
Performs point of care testing and handles results according to departmental policy.
Monitors par levels and orders supplies as needed.
Receives supplies and delivers to appropriate departments..
Maintains a clean and orderly work environment.
Trains new employees, participates in department education, review of manuals, and SQM.
Maintains positive relationships with internal and external customers.
Conducts review of patient’s medical record as needed.