Outreach Lab Assistant III-P Relief (53311)

Stanford Health Care

Palo Alto,CA  

2020-01-16 2020-02-15
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**Outreach Lab Assistant III-P Relief (53311)**

+ Job Type:Relief

+ FTE/Bi-Weekly Hours:.001/0

+ Shift:Days

+ Hours in Shift:8

+ Location:Palo Alto, CA

+ Req:53311

**Job Description**

Under supervisor's direction the Lab Tech is responsible for accessioning, receiving, specimen processing and phlebotomy. Performs non-technical laboratory duties such as responding to patient and physician inquiries, forwarding test results and distributing reports, sample preparation, equipment and machinery monitoring.

Essential Functions · Must perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with the Service Standards of the Hospital(s). Accessions patient information into Laboratory information system(s). Checks all requests for proper and accurate patient information. Consults with Supervisor or Technologist if request is problematic. Notifies physician, nursing unit, clinic, etc. if sample received is inappropriate or compromised. Adheres to all safety/health regulatory and state/federal legal requirements and the policies, operating procedures, and Services Standard of the Hospitals. Assists in the routine monitoring of laboratory equipment and temperature controlled units, as well as working conditions. Reports any equipment problems or irregularities i.e. temperature reading is outside the assigned acceptable or established ranges. Maintains assigned logs and records for all Laboratory transactions and information in accordance with department and regulatory requirements. Performs all patients' draws in a timely and efficient manner. Follows laboratory policy for all STAT draw requests. Performs other duties as assigned. Performs venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood specimens from patients according to the approved laboratory procedure. Validates patient information, confirms patient identification, and obtains specimens utilizing the proper age-specific and sample type technique and equipment. Provides training and orientation to new Lab Assistants. Orients new employees to general lab procedures and trains them on non-technical duties. Receives and processes all specimens following the approved laboratory procedures. Ensures patient samples are distributed to the appropriate areas of the laboratory or routed to other hospital sections as required. Resolves problems encountered in routine work using knowledge of department processes, protocols, and fundamentals of the services provided by the Laboratory.

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.

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Minimum Qualifications Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications is qualifying. Education: High School Diploma or GED equivalent License/Certification: Certified Phlebotomist (CPT)

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