Certified Lab Tech [Lab] [Full-time 40 hrs]

Pinehurst Surgical Clinic   Pinehurst, NC   Full-time     Science
Posted on September 16, 2022
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SUMMARY:

Performs general daily specimen collection, testing and quality assurance as set forth by the laboratory guidelines. The laboratory testing personnel monitors quality control, test analyses and specimen examinations to ensure acceptable levels of performance.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Accountable to the Laboratory Manager

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
  1. Prepare laboratory specimens
  2. Follow patient verification protocol
  3. Prepare specimen based upon test ordered
  4. Rotate on a weekly basis with other laboratory technicians in clinical departments.
  5. Perform phlebotomy as needed
  6. Testing
  7. Identify appropriate based upon orders
  8. Follow procedures for either equipment or manual laboratory testing
  9. Report the results in the Laboratory Information System
  10. Quality Assurance
  11. Perform daily quality control
  12. Follows the laboratory quality control policies whenever test systems are not within the laboratory established acceptable levels of performance
  13. Calibration of instrumentation
  14. Preventive Maintenance of analyzers
  15. Troubleshooting of analyzers
  16. Retention of records according to CLIA standards
  17. Follow safety, and infection control procedures to maintain compliance with internal and external regulations.
  18. Disinfect equipment
  19. Clean room
  20. Dispose of bio-hazardous waste and sharps
  21. Provides a safe environment from physical, chemical, and biological hazards
  22. Perform routine maintenance as required by laboratory procedures
  23. Perform administrative duties as directed
  24. Document patient communications accurately and appropriately
  25. Answer telephones
  26. Order supplies and perform inventory of supplies and equipment
  27. Other duties as assigned


Refer to the department policy and procedure manual for procedure specific personal protective equipment requirements.

CM22

Requirements

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School diploma or GED
  2. Completion of formal training including either a B.A. or AAS in appropriate field.
  3. Holds active certification
  4. Ability to follow procedures for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patients results.
  5. Knowledge of medical terms preferred
  6. Basic computer skills


PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

  1. Maintains confidentiality
  2. Service orientation: actively looks for ways to help people
  3. Attention to detail
  4. Determines work priorities
  5. Requires repetitive use of microscope
  6. Can stand and/or sit for long periods of time
  7. Can lift/carry up to 50 lbs