Lab Technical Assistant
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POST DATE 8/13/2016
END DATE 10/20/2016
JOB DESCRIPTIONLAB TECHNICAL ASSISTANT
Job ID #: 68498
Job Category: Lab/Medical Technology
Employment Type: Resource
Education Required: High School Diploma
Location: Canton, GA
Posted Date: August 12, 2016 Back to Search Results
Imagine a place where you can improve lives every day this place is Northside Hospital. Join our team of medical professionals who offer a lifetime of care. As Georgia s Most Preferred Hospital in Overall Healthcare Services for more than 16 consecutive years, we are the fastest-growing healthcare organization in the Southeast. We currently seek dynamic, skilled people to join our team of talented, award-winning staff. If you are a qualified, committed professional and are ready to work in a compassionate and innovative team environment, Northside is the place for you. Start your journey with us today!
With strong ties to the communities we serve, at Northside Hospital-Cherokee we are proud of our commitment to provide quality, personalized, competitive healthcare services. We are an 84-bed, not-for-profit, full-service community hospital specializing in Surgery, Emergency, Maternity and Outpatient Services. We are currently undergoing state-of-the-art renovations and expansions, including a replacement hospital scheduled to open in 2015. Come join our innovative team and make a difference in our community!
SERVICE AREA OVERVIEW
Our progressive Clinical and Anatomic Pathology Laboratory system is staffed by a team of highly-skilled and experienced medical professionals. We are dedicated to providing quality patient care delivered with excellent customer service. Our laboratory system includes inpatient, outpatient and physician office locations and our services include Hematology, Microbiology, Automated Chemistry, Transfusion and Tissue Bank, Flow Cytometry, Hematopoietic Stem Cell and Molecular and Bio repository laboratory.
The Lab Technical Assistant will be responsible for handling laboratory data collection systems and equipment to ensure that requests for laboratory tests are properly ordered, cancelled, and charged to all inpatients, outpatients, and institutional accounts. Performs specimen collection procedures for inpatients and outpatients. Performs non-technical specimen processing, preparation and distribution of specimens from patients.
High school diploma or equivalent, PLUS; Six months clinical training in an approved phlebotomy training program OR two (2) years experience in specimen collections, specimen processing and specimen requisitioning for a clinical laboratory or health care delivery system OR hold at least a two (2) year degree in chemical, physical, or biological science or a health related specialty. Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Ability to understand and apply accurate procedures in specimen handling and clerical processing. Must have sufficient feeling in fingers and visual ability to locate patients blood vessels. Ability to communicate effectively, and must possess good written and oral communication skills.
LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: No
WORK HOURS: Varies
WEEKEND REQUIREMENTS: Yes
ON-CALL REQUIREMENTS: No
Why choose Northside* Northside supports our employees professional and personal growth. We foster an environment that promotes work/life balance. We embrace diversity. We care about you. If you are ready to advance your career, apply online today to join Northside s team!
Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law.