Interpath Laboratory

  • Technical Assistant

    Location US-OR-Pendleton
    Job ID
    2017-2342
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Technical/Laboratory
    Schedule
    Sat-Sun Day Shift
  • Equal Opportunity Statement

    EOE Disabled/Veteran

    Expectations for all Employees

    Support the organization's mission, vision, and values by exhibiting an ongoing commitment to the highest standards in all phases of laboratory operations. Assume service-oriented attitude to gain a sense of pride and accomplishment. Accepts the team approach with dedication and commitment towards all work performed.

    Overview

    Ensure accurate and timely testing of collected specimens.

    Qualifications

    Education: Bachelors of Science degree

     

    Licensure/Certification:

     

    Experience:

    Responsibilities

    • Assist MT’s and MLT’s in performing the full range of laboratory tests provided by Interpath Laboratory— Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Urinalysis and Coagulation.
    • Assist in operating complex automated laboratory equipment, electronic equipment, computer software, and precision instruments. Provide trouble-shooting on such instruments as far as possible.
    • Participate in some aspects of proficiency testing.
    • Understand and adhere to HIPAA policies, procedures and regulations to assure patient confidentiality.
    • Administrative duties including excellent customer service to all patients, clients and employees. Answer phones in a timely manner following company standards on proper phone etiquette.
    • Actively participate in departmental quality assurance monitors.
    • Follow all established I.Q. protocols.
    • Follow established safety protocols.
    • Perform other work related duties as assigned.
    • Accept results as training and complexity allows.

    OSHA Category

    This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids and/or tissues. All employees performing these duties are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis-B vaccination series.

    General Physical Requirements

    • Regularly exposed to infection by handling potentially infectious samples.
    • Typically Stands for extended period of times
    • Lift up to 25 pounds.
    • Mobility to climb stairs on a regular basis.
    • Wearing appropriate protective gear: Lab coat, gloves, goggles, and face shield.

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