Laboratory Technician Assistant

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University of MD Capital Region Health
Published
September 11, 2019
Location
Cheverly, Maryland
Job Type

Description

  • Laboratory Technician Assistant

    Job ID 2019-5916 Shift Nights FTE 1.0 Start/End of Daily Work Schedule 0100-0930 Type Full Time Facility Prince George's Hospital Center Department 136719-Pathology Administration

Overview

Under the direction of the laboratory manager and designated supervisory staff, the laboratory technical assistant performs a variety of technical functions including phlebotomy and accessioning in support of diagnostic testing for patient care. This position's hours are 01:00 a.m. to 09:30 a.m. with rotating weekends.

Responsibilities

  • Greets patients, verifies patient identity by standard protocol, and collects blood specimens using a variety of techniques (venipuncture, heel-sticks, finger-sticks). Assures timely and accurate collection of blood specimens.
  • Performs complication-free venipunctures obtaining high quality specimens for laboratory testing through accurate selection of collection tubes and correct technique; demonstrates good judgment in the selection of the collection procedure/site.
  • Follows phlebotomy and department policies and procedures; documents collected, unable, unavailable, and cancelled orders accurately according to department protocol.
  • Assures that all specimens are delivered in a timely manner to the laboratory for testing.
  • Provides training in phlebotomy techniques to students, laboratory employees, or other designated personnel as required.
  • Maintains adequate levels of phlebotomy supplies to perform collection procedures.  Maintains phlebotomy tray and working area in an organized, sanitary condition at all times.
  • Verify registration and prescription lab orders on outpatients; draw outpatients including glucose tolerance tests.
  • Perform order entry, add on, receipt, and other required functions in the Lab Information System.
  • Process, label, and centrifuge STAT and routine samples and deliver to appropriate laboratory section for manual or automated processing.
  • Point of Contact for Point of Care Testing.

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED
  • Six (6) months Phlebotomy experience
  • Certification as a phlebotomist preferred
  • One (1) to three (3) years of phlebotomist experience is preferred including Laboratory accessioning experience
  • Strong interpresonal skills required
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team setting, willingness to learn
  • Computer skills helpful
  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served on the assigned unit.
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