Genesis Health System Asst, Laboratory in Silvis, Illinois
Position Title: Asst, Laboratory
Purpose: Perform diagnostic testing in all areas of the Laboratory including Hematology, Chemistry, Microbiology and Serology. Lab Assistants key responsibilities include proper patient and specimen identification, adherence to testing policies and procedures, instrument use and trouble shooting and computer functions. Work closely with Phlebotomists, Medical Laboratory Technicians, Medical Technologists, Nursing and Physicians to provide patient care.
Report To: Manager
Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.
Materials Responsibility: Very Limited. Work requires very limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include personal work materials, supplies or equipment, or very small amounts of cash. The employee has a very limited or indirect amount of control over these resources. Although human error might require the repair or replacement of materials, usually the cost of correcting these errors is minor. The variety and volume of resources is also very limited. Problems associated with material resources are very uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, General Public/Visitors/Volunteers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Students/Interns/Residents/Outside Instructors, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Vendors/Clients, Auditors/Review Agencies
Education: High school graduation or equivalent
Field Of Study: N/A
Special Training: N/A
Training Preferred: Phlebotomy experience
Experience: No experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.
Working Conditions: There is exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions exceeds 70% of their work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes