- Cheyenne, WY
- Job Type
This position performs all duties of a Certified Laboratory Assistant in a moderate complex test environment. Communicates with Physicians/Nursing Staff, as appropriate about patients, specimen collection, computer issues and other laboratory issues. Is able to respond quickly and accurately to changes in patient condition or response to phlebotomy/specimen collection.
-Performs laboratory specimen processing consisting of receiving, identifying, assigning accession numbers, sorting, preparation and internal laboratory distribution of blood, urine, and other biological specimens.
-Ensures proper patient and staff safety standards are met through compliance with laboratory safety standards.
-Operate laboratory equipment in accordance with local, state and federal standards.
-Operate laboratory equipment per operations of a moderate complex laboratory.
-Responsible for ensuring laboratory specimens are drawn and analyzed according to established standards of care.
-Performs all duties using universal precautions and appropriate protective equipment as required to reduce exposure to infection, blood borne pathogens and hazardous materials.
-Ensure proper packaging and shipment of lab specimens being sent out to outside laboratories.
-Order laboratory supplies as appropriate and within budgeted limits.
-Current clinical laboratory concepts, techniques and practices used in moderately complex testing.
-Training on laboratory equipment used in moderately complex testing
-Current training in quality control, quality assurance concepts, and proficiency standards and practices
-Current training techniques and customer service skills
-Phlebotomy techniques, specimen handling and specimen integrity issues
-Laboratory and medical terminology.
-High school diploma or GED
-Phlebotomy certification from an accredited agency, completion of an approved phlebotomy training course, or equivalent experience through previous employment
-Previous experience in phlebotomy or healthcare.
Posted 29 days ago