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

Date Posted: 1/21/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Reno, NV
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/21/2019

Job Description

About this position:
Department: Clinical Laboratory
Status: Full Time
Shift: Days
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.

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