Inpatient Lab Assistant Per Diem
Company: CHRISTUS Health
Location: Santa Fe
Posted on: April 13, 2019
Description POSITION SUMMARY: Is trained to perform processing
blood and other body fluids, sendouts, and other tests as required.
Obtains blood samples from the correct patient, ensuring that the
blood is properly drawn and labeled following established
procedures to assure the proper specimen for the requested testing.
Is trained to become competent at venipunctures and skin punctures.
May register and interview patients, obtaining accurate demographic
and financial information. May be required to verify medical
necessity for all Medicare patients. Requirements MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent.
CERTIFICATION/LICENSES: SKILLS: Ability to register patients,
obtain specimens and dispense critical information in accordance
with section, laboratory, and hospital policies and procedures.
Must be able to read and write English and be able to communicate
effectively. Must be able to operate laboratory equipment, computer
systems. EXPERIENCE: Relevant experience preferred. NATURE OF
SUPERVISION: -Responsible to: Laboratory Manager, Drawsite Manager,
Supervisor ENVIRONMENT: - Bloodborne pathogen: -C (Routine Exposure
Risk. Routine exposure in daily duties. Exposed to potentially
infectious material on a regular basis and is part of the expected
job risk) Generally works in a well lighted, ventilated area.
Exposure to disagreeable odors, toxic fumes, and high noise levels
and fluctuations in temperatures. Exposed to carcinogenic,
hazardous and radioactive materials; sharp needles and blades;
infectious diseases; toxic fumes. Mental stress from working with
infectious materials and reporting results that directly affect
patient care. Activities of the job are carried out indoors, at
blood drawing stations, or at a desk, bench or bedside. PHYSICAL
REQUIREMENTS: May be required to work more than a standard shift as
dictated by workload, staffing, and equipment failure. Requires
standing, sitting, stooping throughout the entire shift. Work
occasionally requires safe waist-high lifting and transferring of
pediatric and adult patients, usually with assistance. Pushing and
pulling up to adult weights may be required. Higher than shoulder
reaching may also be required. Work requires finger dexterity, good
color vision, close work, good hearing, and good vision. Job often
requires working rapidly and under time pressure for long periods
of time.PandoLogic.Category: Science, Keywords: Laboratory
Keywords: CHRISTUS Health, Santa Fe , Inpatient Lab Assistant Per Diem, Healthcare , Santa Fe, New Mexico
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