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Lab Assistant I FT Rotating
Helping people feel better isn’t just about the treatment we give – the relationships we create and the compassion we share are just as important. Abrazo hospitals make a difference in the lives of our communities and the lives of those we work alongside every day. We know it takes a special person to work in healthcare, and we are committed to providing our people with an enriching and rewarding environment.
From your first day, you’ll be part of a group of some of the most talented nursing professionals united in a common goal to care for those in our community. Ready to work with awe-inspiring teammates who are dedicated to making a difference? Join us in going above and beyond.
Laboratory Assistant I FT Rotating Position Summary
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.
THE LABORATORY ASSISTANT I FT ROTATING CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING EDUCATION, LICENSE/CERTIFICATIONS, AND EXPERIENCE.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Ability to complete blood draws independently within six-weeks of hire.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 6 months of laboratory experience.
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employee’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin,
age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will
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