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Clinical Lab Assistant I - Carolinas Medical Center Blood Bank Day Shift

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 66919
Job Family: Laboratory Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Day shift, rotating weekends, holiday rotation
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 11011005039021-Blood Bank

Overview

Job Summary

Performs duties that support the efficient workflow of the laboratory. Duties may include obtaining patient specimens, processing laboratory specimens, patient registration and/or performing CLIA waived patient testing within the laboratory.

Essential Functions

  • Collects and/or processes patient blood obtained by venipuncture and/or capillary puncture timely and accurate.
  • Processes nonblood patient specimens in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Assists in specimen preparation, receipt, and transport of patient specimens.
  • Performs patient registration.
  • Provides phone support for patient care areas in a polite and supportive manner.
  • Maintains competency with hospital and laboratory information systems as needed to perform job duties.
  • Trains new team members and/or students in the department including any standard work processes applicable to the work area.

Physical Requirements

Works in a fast-paced clinical environment. Works in an area that contains biohazardous (infectious) materials along with chemical, fire, and mechanical hazards. Duties may involve standing, walking, stretching, stooping, bending, and lifting light (20 pound) to moderately heavy (50 pound) loads. Some latex exposure may be expected. Wears appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times while working with patient specimens.

Education, Experience and Certifications

High School Diploma or GED required