Hancock Regional Hospital

  • Lab Tech Assistant

    Job ID
    2018-4116
    Shift
    Varied
    Department
    Laboratory Services
    Position Type
    Casual S
  • Overview

    Collects samples, prepares send-out specimens, processes and distributes samples, loads analyzers, performed waived testing, and assists clerical functions. The work is subject to review by appropriate supervisors and the Medical Director of the Lab. Requires interdepartmental support activities to more effectively provide patient care. This person services our nursing home collections.

    Responsibilities

    These activities may range from assisting with nursing routines to training non-laboratory staff and any other assigned tasks.
    This position requires the ability to move rapidly from location to location within the hospital.
    This position requires accurate color perception.
    This position requires variable work hours and weekend/holiday rotation including some scheduling on all shifts.
    Must maintain a high level of accuracy while simultaneously performing a variety of tests/tasks.
    Must maintain competency per protocol.
    This position reports to the shift or department supervisor.
    Must be contactable by phone for backup coverage or questions.
    Must stay competent per protocol. Must attend 80 percent of applicable continuing education programs.
    This position reports directly to the Phlebotomy Supervisor, but will also be accountable to section supervisors for work performed in different areas.
    Performs other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    High School diploma Must be proficient in phlebotomy and clerical lab duties prior to training as a tech assistant. Must have either a year of experience at HRH, training in lab processes/specimen handling. Mandatory Continuing Education: Customer Service, Fire and Safety, Corporate Compliance (including Confidentiality), Infection Control, and education required by regulatory, accreditation bodies, scope of practice, and/or Hancock Regional Hospital.
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