Company: Adventist Health NW
Location: Simi Valley
Posted on: November 21, 2022
Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We
provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the
greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are
driven by our unique passion to live Gods love through health,
wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to
always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our
Were looking for someone to join our team as a Laboratory Assistant
Collects, distributes and analyzes specimens in an inpatient
setting. Supports laboratory including specimen ordering,
processing and preparation for testing. Monitors specimens for send
out to reference laboratory. Performs specimen collection as
needed. Focuses on phlebotomy and specimen collection; may perform
other, less complex technical and clerical tasks.
- Collects, processes, and preserves specimens. Performs clerical
duties to process and report test results. Prioritize based on
order status (STAT, ASAP, routine). Performs blood collection on
inpatients and/or outpatients in all areas of the hospital or
satellite locations, to include adult venipuncture, neonate
venipuncture and heel stick and special testing such as bleeding
time, blood cultures, etc.
- Ensures all specimens are properly labeled and meet specimen
requirements. Resolves and documents labeling discrepancies
according to policy. Processes and maintains records of specimens
sent to reference labs. Assists in inventory management including
ordering supplies and stocking supplies.
- Performs Microbiology primary processing including properly
making slides for gram stains. Receives specimens in the lab
properly and properly inoculates appropriate media.
- Performs testing according to laboratory policies including
quality control standards, calibrations, and documentation.
Documents quality control, calibration and test results. Performs
collection audits on LIS to monitor status of specimens.
- Identifies specimens or tests results problems and notifies
appropriate lab personnel. Reports panic, stat or other abnormal
test results following approval of Clinical Lab Scientist.
- Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
Youll be successful with the following qualifications:
- High School Education/GED or equivalent: Required in CA;
Preferred in HI and ORAssociates/Technical Degree or equivalent
combination of education/related experience: Preferred
- Experience in Phlebotomy in acute care environment:
- Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT) license: Required in CA;
Preferred in OR and HIRefer to the Required Licenses and
Certifications list for additional job and/or unit specific
Adventist Health is committed to the safety and wellbeing of our
associates and patients. Therefore, we require that all associates
receive all required vaccinations, including, but not limited to,
measles, mumps, flu (based on the seasonal availability of the flu
vaccine typically during October-March each year), COVID-19 vaccine
(required in CA, HI and OR) etc., as a condition of employment, and
annually thereafter. Medical and religious exemptions may
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