USA

Lab Technician - PRN

Fairhope - Alabama (AL), 36532

American Family Care

Job Description:

Summary

Perform routine tests in medical laboratory to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Properly start lab equipment daily; Perform maintenance on equipment as scheduled
  • Maintain daily log; document all requests and results of lab work accurately
  • Draw blood from patient’s finger, ear lobe, or vein, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood samples
  • Perform laboratory tests according to written instructions
  • Inform physician of lab results; recognize abnormalities and notify physician
  • Perform daily quality control and cleaning procedures according to guidelines
  • Order and stock supplies weekly
  • Respond to all lab messages and call back requests; share responsibility of call back sheets
  • Maintain complete and accurate documentation.
  • Utilize lab software, microscope as well as any other lab equipment according to the proper procedure and instruction.
  • Collect specimen from the patient utilizing the approved equipment, sequence and procedure.
  • Rotate among various clinical services such as lab, nursing and x-ray.
  • Perform all drug screening procedures in accordance with established rules and regulations.
  • Observe safety and security procedures; promote a safe and pleasant work environment.
  • Report potentially unsafe conditions to management.
  • Regular attendance to ensure efficient clinic operations
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Other Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to request for service and assistance
  • Treats people with respect, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity
  • Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands

Qualifications

  • Phlebotomy certification preferred
  • Technician degree preferred

Education and Experience

  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • 6 months- 1 year related experience or training

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