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LAB ASSISTANT (Hixson Laboratory) PRN - Variable Shifts (P000053928)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   9/13/2017
Job Title: 
LAB ASSISTANT (Hixson Laboratory) PRN - Variable Shifts (P000053928)
Job Category:   Clinical:Lab/MT/MLT/Phlebotomy
Location:   Hixson
Tennessee
 
Job Description:   **LAB ASSISTANT (Hixson Laboratory) PRN - Variable Shifts (P000053928)** **Description** Job Summary: Under general supervision, this position is responsible for collection of accurate blood specimens from in-patients and out-patients in a timely manner in accordance with hospital and laboratory policies and procedures and any Federal/State regulations. Essential Duties: + After receiving an order from the attending physician, and in a quick and efficient manner and by following established departmental policies and/or procedures and safe work practices pertaining to specimen collection, preparation and analysis, collect requested specimen(s) for analysis. + Ensure proper labeling, documentation and transport of specimens to maintain specimen quality. + Perform analytical testing using approved bedside testing equipment and procedures. + Utilize the appropriate procedure, technique and material for each test ordered ensuring that laboratory forms are correctly completed and patients are properly identified. + Clean and stock phlebotomy tray and work area. + Comprehend and follow infection control and blood borne pathogen policies and procedures. + Perform telecommunication activities to include reporting laboratory results, taking verbal orders, transferring calls, describing specimen collection protocols, esoteric test research, and troubleshooting issues. + Follow all safety and emergency procedures and contribute to the efficient operation of the laboratory. + Document corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory's acceptable guidelines. + Enter test results into the Laboratory Information System in order for standardized reports to be generated for physicians review and interpretation. + Positively identify patient(s) or specimen(s) on which procedures are performed with 100% accuracy. + Perform clerical duties which facilitate the flow of information through the laboratory and to the caregiver. **Qualifications** Education: + High School Diploma or GED Experience: + Previous Phlebotomy experience is preferred. Additional Responsibilities: + Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times + Adheres to and exhibits our core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality. + Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times + Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines + Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members + Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community _Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers CBCHI_ **NOTICE** _This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position._ **Job** Laboratory **Primary Location** TENNESSEE-HIXSON-MEMORIAL NORTH PARK HOSPITAL **Daily Schedule** Variable Shifts **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0128207
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Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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