Sr Lab Assistant
Full time; predominantly day shift; shifts and hours may vary based upon need
Two years phlebotomy experience or national certification with at least 6 months experience preferred. Must be able to multi task, have good computer skills and a valid drivers license. Shift will be as needed to help with am collections at outside facilities and also cover nights, holidays and weekends as needed.
An employee in this position must be able to perform at an advanced level in the following areas: collection and proper handling of venous and capillary specimens as appropriate; registration of outpatients in a timely, safe and courteous manner; registration of patients, Lab contracts, and specimens ensuring that all registration data is accurate and complete; prepares, checks for accuracy, and implements charting of Laboratory, Pathology and Imaging reports as needed. Must be able to perform duties of Lab Assistant.
Will accept any combination of formal education and/or prior work experience sufficient to demonstrate possession of the knowledge, skill and ability needed to perform the essential tasks of the job, typically such as would be equivalent to a high school diploma or GED. Preference may be given to individuals possessing a HS diploma or GED.
Basic computer skills, medical terminology, registration and phlebotomy skills or equivalent combination of clinical/clerical skills.
Certification by NCA, ASCP or comparable institution is desirable. Employee must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license Class D and state mandated minimum insurance coverage. Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure.
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