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HonorHealth Clinical Lab Assistant- Thompson Peak Medical Center- Full Time- Days in SCOTTSDALE, Arizona

Overview

HonorHealth is a non-profit, local community healthcare system serving an area of 1.6 million people in the greater Phoenix area. The network encompasses six acute-care hospitals, an extensive medical group, outpatient surgery centers, a cancer care network, clinical research, medical education, a foundation and community services with approximately 12,300 employees, 3,700 affiliated physicians and 3,100 volunteers.

HonorHealth was formed by a merger between Scottsdale Healthcare and John C. Lincoln Health Network. HonorHealth’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of those we serve.

Responsibilities

Job SummaryResponsible for assisting with specified technical procedures in one or more sections of the Clinical Laboratory. Performs a variety of tasks requiring skills in phlebotomy and general office to include customer service, clerical and computer/data entry.

  • Retrieves specimens from pneumatic tube system and initiates processing. Prepares samples for analysis by manual or automated methods in accordance with instructions in the section procedure manual and defined standards of performance. Distributes to work areas and loads specimens on designated instruments where applicable. Performs department specific duties to assist tech (i.e. blood bank, micro)

  • Prepares specimens to be sent out for reference testing including: completing of requisition, packaging, storage and notification to courier for pickup.

  • Performs and documents instrument function verification, preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on equipment to ensure proper operation according to section guidelines.

  • Answers telephone and follows through with requests. Maintains inventory and stock supplies. Reviews all laboratory/hospital system policies, procedures and communications. Assists in training new staff and students.

  • Performs phlebotomy as assigned.

Qualifications

EducationHigh School Diploma or GED RequiredExperienceNone Required Licenses and Certifications Certificate of Completion for Laboratory Assisting program from an accredited school with no OR Required

No certification required for individuals with 1-2 years lab experience OR Required

Certificate of Completion of Laboratory Assisting Program OR Required

American Medical Technologist (AMT) Certified Office Laboratory Technician (COLT) OR Required

equivalent certification Required

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