Performs routine technical and clerical functions. Performs venipuncture, specimen receipt and distribution of laboratory specimens; may perform CLIA waived laboratory tests. Performs specimen receipt and distribution of laboratory specimens, labels tubes and specimen containers, collects specimens and performs simple tests under supervision. Performs phlebotomist duties as assigned.
May operate simple lab equipment under supervision. Assists pathologists as needed. Prepares solutions, labels tubes and specimen containers, collects specimens and performs simple tests under supervision. Processes anatomic pathology and cytology specimens. Obtains blood specimens for all age groups serviced. Uses, maintains and cleans laboratory equipment and uses protective equipment to protect form exposure to chemical, radiation and infectious hazards. Must be knowledgeable of emergency procedures.
Interpersonal skills to interact in a professional and competent manner using effective listening, verbal and written communications with patients, clients, laboratory colleagues and other healthcare professionals. Service orientation actively looking for ways to care through respect, courtesy, empathy and warmth when communicating with patients and clients. Aware of response to others by using feedback, listening skills, verbal and non-verbal communication skills. Team-work skills contributing to departmental success. Operate basic laboratory equipment, computers and medical software. Accurate data entry into medical software. Attention to detail to verify relevant data and process specimens ensuring appropriate specimens are handled, packaged and shipped to the designated laboratory according to established protocols and specimen integrity. Understands the pre-analytical variables that affect laboratory specimens. Correct application of laboratory medical terminology and measurements. Organizational, planning, and prioritization skills to handle multiple tasks and accomplish work accurately and timely. Demonstrates problem solving by taking the appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns. Capable of handling multiple priorities in a high volume setting.
EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
EXPERIENCE: Ability to complete blood draws independently within six-weeks of hire.
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Internal Number: 1905042929
About Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.