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Lab Asst Technical

Req #:  107622
Facility:  ACL Laboratories
Department:  Laboratory
City:  Rosemont
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Position Requirements:
High school diploma,
Basic understanding of medical terminology.
1~2 years previous laboratory or related experience
Basic computer literacy.
Good 'customer service” skills.
Ability to interact effectively and communicate proficiently with hospital staff, patients, physicians and others.
Good problem resolution skills.
Not Applicable Routine contact with infectious biological specimen, sharps, electrical equipment are exposure to chemicals and video display screen.
Ability to lift (up to 20 to 50 pounds occasionally and/or 10~25 pounds frequently and/or up to 10 pounds constantly), and use keyboard extensively.
Ability to stand for long periods of time.
High stress, fast paced environment with established time constraints.


Purpose:
To triage and process patient specimens in a timely and accurate manner for individual laboratory testing and referred testing (both intra~ and extra system) in accordance with department policies and procedures, regulatory and safety standards and good laboratory practice To perform limited lab analysis in all clinical and AP areas, in a manner technically appropriate, according to approved departmental policies and procedures To use a customer focused approach with internal and external customers in regard to all supportive activities in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, including registration, billing, troubleshooting, customer response and in resolving order and billing errors.

Accountabilities:
Triages and processes specimens efficiently and accurately according to policy and procedure.
Effectively utilizes computer systems (HIS, LIS, CL) to ensure accuracy of patient data.
Refers specimens to intra~ and extra~system laboratories.
Operation, troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment.
Maintains adequate inventory of supplies as required by the department.
Provision of patient data, specimen status, collection procedures, etc. in response to physician and/or nursing staff inquiries.
Performs limited routine laboratory test analyses.
Safety Practice: at all times.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago