Under the guidance of the Specimen Management Supervisor/Shift Supervisor, performs pre-analytic processing of specimens received in the laboratory. Interacts professionally with patients, clients, and co-workers throughout the organization(s). Accurately performs all tasks associated with processing of specimens from receipt through appropriate distribution to the testing areas. Dependent upon the level of the position, will perform more specialized duties related to dispatch, order entry, phlebotomy, referrals, generalist functions, and special studies.
This position will require that the incumbent perform the duties of both a Lab Assistant and a Phlebotomy.
Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)
Minimum High School education required. Healthcare experience and completion of phlebotomy training or prior phlebotomy experience is preferred.
Working knowledge of word processing software (e.g. Word) and demonstrated ability to learn and work efficiently with a variety of computer applications/systems as well as the ability to learn and work efficiently with a variety of laboratory computer systems.
Oral and written communication needs to be professional, clear and concise.
Successfully demonstrates competencies in the position in accordance with the established assessment for the position.
Must be able to work any shift, holiday and/or weekend as needed.
Must be able to travel among company sites as needed.