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McLaren Thumb Region Laboratory Technical Assistant in Bad Axe, Michigan


Laboratory Technical Assistant - Casual


Performs all specimen collection by phlebotomy from the correct individual at in-house or off-site locations.  In addition, obtains other specimens when indicated and instructs patients in the collection of specimens as necessary.  May be required to enter pathology specimens into various computerized information systems along with the preparation and staining of cytology specimens.  Performs tasks in all laboratory areas under the direction of the appropriate Supervisor, Clinical Laboratory Technologists, Cytotechnologists, or other designated laboratory personnel and has appropriate knowledge and training in those areas to be able to function as necessary.


Essential Functions and Responsibilities:


1.    Performs proper specimen collection [blood and non-blood], including patient preparation, labeling, handling, preservation or fixation, processing or preparation, transportation, and storage of specimens; complies with all standards for laboratory procedures.


2.    Collects, verifies, and processes patient registration data and test order/entry into hospital information system/laboratory information system, including ABN compliance.


3.    Processes specimens according to established guidelines.


4.    Maintains a safe and clean working environment and protects patients and employees by adhering to infection control, hazardous waste, and other policies and protocols.


5.    Performs waived tests and assists in other testing platforms with technical oversight.


Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified as a phlebotomy technician.
  • Previous experience drawing blood or phlebotomy training courses in an approved program.
  • Previous experience in a clinical laboratory environment.

Additional Information

  • Schedule: Per Diem
  • Requisition ID: 24002505
  • Daily Work Times: Variable
  • Hours Per Pay Period: 1
  • On Call: No
  • Weekends: Yes