Lower Umpqua Hospital District is seeking a Per Diem Laboratory Assistant.
The Laboratory Assistant is responsible for assisting with the Laboratory Technologists with phlebotomy and paperwork.
- Performs blood draws using advanced techniques and equipment to obtain laboratory specimens from patients of all ages.
- Assists in logging in patients with respective tests.
- Assists with daily charges and reviews monthly charge reports to verify accuracy.
- Assists with preparing monthly and periodic Quality Assurance reports.
- Assists with processing specimens for reference laboratories.
- Assists with filing and getting final results to Medical Records for patient charts.
- Uses the telephone efficiently, directs calls to others, and gives reports to physicians.
- Assists in ordering of supplies and restocking of supplies in the department.
- Participates in team building by maintaining constructive relationships and encouraging others to learn new skills.
- Follows department procedures as written, and provides input for new procedures.
- Responsible for being familiar with and working to be in compliance with all regulatory standards and requirements that apply to his/her work area. As part of the institution’s ongoing quality improvement effort, the employee should pursue opportunities to resolve identified problems and improve patient care.
- Responsible for being familiar with safety policies and procedures in related to their work areas and will comply with these policies.
- Create and organize an orderly environment in the lab.
- Process specimens on analyzers.
- Entering patient reports into computer.
Education and License:
High School diploma or GED, required.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
Experience in phlebotomy
- Ability to work independently.
- Computer literacy
- Requires ability to apply principles of logical thinking, and ability to concentrate on procedures with constant distractions.
4. Requires regular exercise of independent judgment and good decision-making skills.