Micro Clinical Lab Assistant I - PRN Eve/Nights
Company: Sonora Quest
Posted on: September 17, 2023
Primary City/State:Phoenix, ArizonaDepartment Name:
Microbiology-BUMCPWork Shift: VariedJob Category:LabPOSITION
SUMMARYThis position is entry level and is responsible for the
receipt of biological specimens into the department, preparation of
samples for analytical testing, and performing testing. This
position reports to department supervisor, and takes direction from
higher level technical personnel.CORE FUNCTIONS1. Performs basic
technical processes as assigned, based on specific department
requirements. Performs testing under direct supervision in a timely
manner according to established policies, meeting performance
standards and knowledge level determined for that testing.
Processes and prepares patient samples as required. Demonstrates an
understanding of the computer systems used in the department.
Tracks and locates missing specimens. Generates work lists, as
required. Performs basic maintenance checks on laboratory
equipment. Demonstrates awareness and complies with accrediting
agency and regulatory requirements related to their area of
responsibility.2. Focuses on quality by ensuring that all work
performed is accurate, complete and performed within the time
frames defined by the department. Meets department standards for
productivity and quality. Participates in detecting and documenting
occurrences that deviate from defined procedures. Follows
established methods and practices and demonstrates basic problem
solving skills.3. Participates in departmental financial
responsibilities through the appropriate use of supplies and
materials and assists with inventory management. Participates in
department initiatives to reduce costs and improve service.4.
Performs miscellaneous support duties as defined by the department.
Active in training and competency of laboratory personnel.5.
Communicates courteously, professionally, effectively and
accurately with internal and external customers. Demonstrates
skills for basic computer inquiry and problem solving, and use of
communication equipment. Demonstrates good verbal and written
communication skills. Promotes positive communications that enhance
teamwork. Attendance and participation at staff
REPORTINGNoneMATRIX OR INDIRECT REPORTINGNoneTYPE OF SUPERVISORY
RESPONSIBILITIESN/ASCOPE AND COMPLEXITYPrimarily departmental
responsibility. Customers are internal to the site or within the
organization. Some contact with outside couriers, vendors, clients,
nursing, physicians, etc.PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENT FACTORSAble
to stand, walk, bend, squat, reach, and stretch frequently. Use
material handling equipment to push/and or pull up to 75 pounds and
required to lift, push and/or pull up to 25 pounds. Requires manual
dexterity. Must use standard precautions due to threat of exposure
to blood and body fluids, chemical, electrical and biological
hazards. Ability to distinguish colors and to take direction and
assimilate instructions quickly. Requires use of personal computer,
printers, copiers, telephone, fax and department specific
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Basic computer skills.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
- Previous clinical laboratory experience.
- Successful completion of a laboratory assistant program.
- Basic knowledge of specimen requirements and handling.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- Additional related education and/or experience.DATE APPROVED
11/05/2019Our organization supports a drug-free work
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