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Laboratory Assistant PRN - OUMC Edmond

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POST DATE 9/9/2016
END DATE 11/12/2016

HCA Healthcare Edmond, OK

Edmond, OK
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Part Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Job Code: 25901-24501

PRN/Per Diem


Lab Assistant PRN - Edmond
Schedule = as needed

General Description:

Under general supervision, performs pre-analytical laboratory work that assists in the diagnosis and treatment at OU MEDICAL CENTER patients.

Essential Function/Duties:

* Responsible for the receiving, processing and distribution of routine and stat specimens for the following sections: hematology, urinalysis, coagulation, chemistry, toxicology, cytology, pathology, blood bank, and microbiology.

* Duties also include transporting specimens from other laboratories and registering patient billing information into Meditech.

* Operates laboratory equipment such as scales, centrifuges, and incubators.

* Documents proper maintenance of instrumentation/equipment.

* Ensures all CAP, JCAHO, and CLIA regulatory requirements are met with documentation.

* Interacts with hospital staff to address and resolve problems.


*EXPERIENCE: Two (2) years in a clinical laboratory setting

*EDUCATION: One (1) year in a college science program OR Completion of an accredited Laboratory Assistant Program
Equivalent combination of education and experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Must have skills and abilities to perform required laboratory testing.

* Must have knowledge of medical terminology and specimen requirements.

* Must have knowledge of testing procedures and standards.

* Must have good communication skills with the ability to work with others as a team.

* Ability to set priorities and successfully follow through on projects and assignments.

* Capable of working under stress of a deadline or an emergency situation.

* Some knowledge of computers including keyboard skills of 20 words per minute.

* Must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served by his or her service.

Physical Requirements (with or without accommodation):
Requires frequent walking, standing, bending, reaching, squatting and sufficient manual dexterity to operate equipment.

Last Edited: 09/08/2016