Lab Assistant - PRN in Fort Mohave, AZ at LifePoint Health

Date Posted: 10/20/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Valley View Medical Center

The Laboratory Assistant performs phlebotomy on inpatients and outpatients via venipuncture and/or finger punctures

Essential Functions                    

Assists with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens.
Rotates and Maintains adequate stock of supplies
Maintains work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner.
Performs clerical duties including answering phones, data entry, faxing and filing.
Ensures all heel, and port charges are given to manager
Ensures all STATs, and TIMED draws are collectedly on time and all routine draws are collected reasonably manner.
Ensures transfer of documents to Lab Corp and sending appropriate amount of sample for reference testing
Assist Emergency Department with all phlebotomy, especially stat Troponin testing
Performs the tuberculin skin test (also called a Mantoux tuberculin test) on new hires. Perform eScreen Drug of Abuse DOT and Non DOT testing. Assist techs with Dipoing urines for Urinalysis, set up microbiology plates when indicated, set up Streptococcus Screens, Influenza, RSV, and Urine HCGs.

Perform Therapeutic Phlebotomy According to Procedure.

Perform heel sticks and venipunctures on Neonates.
To perform this job, an individual must perform each essential function satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Every effort has been made to make this job description as complete as possible. However, it in no way states or implies that these are the only duties the incumbent will be required to perform. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is a logical assignment to the position. This position description does not restrict the right of management to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities with and without notice.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education Required
High school diploma or equivalent 
Technical or Vocational training

Certification(s) Required Upon Hire

Registered/Certified Phlebotomist            

Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association    
Required Skills
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran