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Microbiology Lab Assistant 2nd shift Full-Time 40 hrs/wk

Job Description

Join our Amazing Lab Team at St. Elizabeth!

Responsible for centrifuging blood, urine, and other body fluid specimens as needed. Aliquot specimens and prepare for analysis.

Performs waived and moderately complexity testing as defined by CLIA. Reports testing according to established protocols including evaluation of specimen acceptability

Provides support functions to technologist including the specimen loading of instruments, assists in the Maintenance and repair of clinical laboratory instruments and equipment within the scope of training. assists in re-constituting reagents.

Receives, logs in specimens (blood, urine and other body fluids)

Checks unfinished work report and daily checklist if needed.

Follows recommended procedures for universal precautions and safety policies, as established in the Laboratory. Decontaminates work area daily. When handling blood or body fluids, follows universal precaution procedures in order to minimize exposure to infectious diseases.

Performs clerical support duties necessary to ensure efficient running of laboratory section or general laboratory.

Completes all mandatory competencies and training modules along with review of all departmental policies and procedures and must adhere to all safety policies and procedures.

Performs other duties as assigned to facilitate the efficient and cost effective operation of the laboratory that fall within their scope of practice.

Shall follow and demonstrate knowledge of applicable safety and health rules, guidelines, and procedures as outlined in the SEMC Safety and Infection Control Manual; and perform work-related duties in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

The associate must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide services based on the applicable principles of growth and development over the life span. Performs other duties as assigned.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Education, Credentials, Licenses:

HS graduate or GED

See attached CLIA Section 493.1421 requirements

Specialized Knowledge:

Computer literacy/fluency

Human relations and communication skills.

Computer skills

Kind and Length of Experience:

Up to three months to become proficient.

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