Responsible for accurately handling and processing all laboratory specimens, ensuring specimen integrity by adhering to laboratory procedures. Serves as a resource for specimen and testing information. Adheres to departmental policies and procedures to include department programs, quality control, quality assurance, and safety.
Promotes quality client/patient relations and creates supportive climate by serving as a role model for behavior. Respects and maintains the confidentiality of information relative to the laboratory. Adheres to all laboratory policies and regulations. Works with minimal direction, consults with technologists and general supervisor as needed. Operates general laboratory equipment, including but not limited to: telephones, computer keyboards and CRT, and centrifuges. Effectively communicates via written, verbal, face-to-face, telephone, and computer methods.
Utilizes technical skills and abilities to perform laboratory testing.
Utilizes technical skills and abilities to accurately handle and process specimens.
Utilizes job knowledge, judgment, and problem solving skills to ensure quality
Effectively utilizes departmental resources
Utilizes personal and professional skills to promote client relations.
Enthusiastically performs miscellaneous duties with completion in a designated time frame.
Education: Minimum of an Associate's degree in a science OR equivalent
Minimum – training or experience in specimen collection and/or processing
Preferred – two years of laboratory training or experience in specimen collection and processing
Skills: Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the laboratory and with laboratory clients. Ability to read and write.