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Trinity Health Lab Assistant: Monday - Friday in DES MOINES, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Description:

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

· Follows established procedures and policies including infection control and blood borne pathogens.

· Performs specimen processing including proper identification, aliquoting, special handling and required documentation.

· Meets defined workload productivity standards.

· Supports and utilizes LEAN principles and standard work.

· Maintains accurate filing system for manual test requisitions.

· Works proficiently with laboratory information systems and personal computers.

· Follows established procedures and policies to obtain optimal test turn-around-times.

· Participates in teaching peers.

· Handles incoming and outgoing telephone calls utilizing good customer service skills and knowledge of the laboratory.

· Fully understands and is committed to providing quality service to all clients both internal and external.

· Responsible for maintaining strict confidentiality of patient information.

· Demonstrates the following customer service/interpersonal skills:

· Takes personal responsibility for work, actions, and attitudes.

· Respects patients, peers, clients, students, physicians, service representatives and other hospital staff.

· Demonstrates positive and effective communication skills.

· Cooperates with peers and other hospital staff to build and maintain an effective healthcare team.

MARGINAL FUNCTIONS:

· Maintains supply inventory and orders additional supplies as needed.

· Maintains files for blocks and slides in Histology

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

· High school diploma or GED required.

· Medical terminology and experience preferred.

· Computer skills required.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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