Catholic Health Initiatives Lab Assistant I (Inpatient) - FT, 8pm - 6:30am in ROSEBURG, Oregon

Lab Assistant I (Inpatient) - FT, 8pm - 6:30am

Description

Pay Scale: $14.37 - $19.15

Shift: 8pm - 6:30am

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Phlebotomy Supervisor, the Laboratory Assistant I performs phlebotomist duties, assists in clerical functions, stocks and distributes supplies, receives, separates and distributes specimens to various departments within the laboratory, prepares specimens to be sent to the reference laboratory and assists the technologists as directed.

Essential Functions:

  • Collects venous and capillary blood by venipuncture and microcapillary technique. Effectively obtains samples from adults, newborns, children, geriatric patients, and patients with special needs.

  • Demonstrates ability in the care and handling of patients in all age groups including, but not limited to, consideration of the special needs and behavior of each respective group.

  • For scheduled shifts requiring morning round duties, will consistently meet draw time requirements.

  • For scheduled shifts at an outpatient draw site, will consistently meet the 2% error rate policy/procedure.

  • Uses Mobilab for all Inpatient draws.

  • Retrieves (if future/standing) and reviews submitted Outpatient lab orders to properly determine needed tests. Completes telephone orders appropriately. Receives in and distributes specimens to the correct areas in the Laboratory. Uses Laboratory Information System for ordering tests, reviewing results, using LABFAX to send results and other functions in the computer.

  • Performs chores and completes the appropriate daily chore log documentation.

  • Maintains daily equipment temperature logs and reports discrepancies to technologists/supervisor/lead lab assistant as needed.

  • Restocks supplies (draw rooms/carts) at the end of each shift. Fills supply orders for hospital/physician/lab draw sites as needed.

  • Collects non-DOT urine Drug Screens according to laboratory protocol.

  • Follows OSHA guidelines for safe handling and transportation of various laboratory specimens.

Qualifications

License/Certification:

  • Phlebotomy certification preferred.

  • Valid Oregon driver’s license required. Driving record is clear of any chargeable accidents involving negligence within the previous 36 months, more than 2 moving violations in the previous 12 months, more than 4 moving violations in the previous 36 months, or any felony conviction, or D.W.I/D.U.I. conviction.

Experience:

  • Must be adaptable to changes in routine.

  • Must possess strong organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Basic computer skills required.

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.

Job Clinical Support

Primary Location OREGON-ROSEBURG-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER

Daily Schedule 8pm - 6:30am

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 72

Weekends Required Every Other

Req ID: 2018-R0163064

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.