LAB ASSISTANT in Reno, NV at SAINT MARY'S REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    235 West 6th Street
    Reno, NV
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/21/2018

Job Description

About this position:
Department: Clinical Laboratory
Status: Full Time
Shift: Varied
The Lab Assistant will follow the guidelines set by CLIA, and the Business and Professions Codes (bpc: 1212, 1269). The Lab Assistant performs computer entry, filing, telephone communication and other clerical duties; demonstrates good telephone etiquette and be able to greet patients and other visitors in a polite and friendly manner; possesses good communication skills; demonstrates adequate knowledge of the terminology of tests ordered in the laboratory; demonstrates a good working knowledge of phlebotomy and the equipment used in collecting specimens from newborns to geriatric patients; processes microbiology, immunology, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry, and blood bank specimens; processes specimens for reference laboratory; stocks and orders routine supplies; keeps storage areas, trays, centrifuges, and collection areas clean; processes or places specimens on laboratory instruments in accordance with established policy and procedures; with proper documented training the laboratory assistant may perform, instrument preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, assist in quality control procedures, perform, primary culture inoculations, stain slide preparations, and subculture from liquid media; perform arterial, venipuncture and capillary draws; perform point of care testing if POCA licensed 14) Train new employees and students; follow all SOP's; and other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director.
We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources: hr-prime@primehealthcare.com

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