Highmark Health Medical Laboratory Assistant in Erie, Pennsylvania
Allegheny Health Network
Job Description :
Performs various technical and support laboratory duties under the supervision of a Medical Technologist.
Uses predetermined criteria for quality control and assures that the technologist in charge is aware of quality results that are out of control. (5%)
Prepares and processes specimens according to department procedures and protocols. (45%)
Performs test order entry accurately and efficiently to ensure proper testing and charges of patient accounts. (30%)
Provides support such as answering telephones, faxing reports and reporting stat and critical value results. (10%)
Maintains the cleanliness of the work area and adequate supplies for efficient laboratory operations. (5%)
May mentor MLA students in specimen processing utilizing WPAHS policies and procedures. (5%)
Performs other duties as assigned or required
Successful completion of a MLA program or Associates or BA degree in a clinical science.
Requires decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a fast pace and high volume environment.
- Certificate from an accredited MLA program preferred. Experience in a clinical laboratory, preferred.
Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.
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