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Lab Assistant

Company: Mountain Management Services
Location: Ooltewah
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview
CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates - Ooltewah
CHI Memorial Medical Group (Mountain Management Services), now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is a Management Service Organization (MSO) that provides comprehensive office management services for all Memorial Health Partners and many physicians in private practice. We are proud to be a part of the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.
We care about our employees' well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.
We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:Free Membership to our Care@Work program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needsEmployee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your familyHealth/Dental/Vision InsuranceFlexible spending accountsVoluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity TheftAdoption AssistancePaid Time Off (PTO)Tuition Assistance for career growth and developmentMatching Retirement ProgramsWellness Program
If you are passionate about the patient experience and ready to join our nationally recognized hospital, connect with us today!
Responsibilities
Under direct supervision, Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant is responsible for drawing and collecting blood, urine and tissue samples from patients, verifies records and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. May perform in house laboratory services such as but not limited to UA dips, HA1C, blood glucose monitoring, coagulant levels, pregnancy etc.
ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assemble equipment, such as tourniquet, needles, disposable containers for needles, blood collection devices, gauze, cotton, and alcohol on work tray, according to requirements for specified tests or procedures.
  • Verify or record identity of patient or donor.
  • Draw and collect blood samples from patients, verifies records and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. May prick finger to draw blood.
  • Send specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house.
  • Maintain proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, equipment records and checklists.
  • Identify problems which may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and take appropriate action, including supervisor notification.
  • Order and maintain supply levels for all equipment and services provided by laboratories.
  • Perform in house laboratory testing as directed by the practice.
  • Participate in special project and/or completes other duties as assigned.
    Qualifications
    Required Education
    • High School Diploma required or equivalent.
      Required Licensure and Certifications
      • Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required.
        PREFERRED Qualifications
        • 1 year related experience preferred.
        • Graduate from accredited Phlebotomy training program preferred.
        • Current/valid Certified Phlebotomy Technician certification preferred.
        • Electronic Medical Record Experience preferred.

Keywords: Mountain Management Services, Chattanooga , Lab Assistant, Healthcare , Ooltewah, Tennessee

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