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Lab Assistant II - Microbiology (Full Time)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/11/2017
Job Title: 
Lab Assistant II - Microbiology (Full Time)
Job Category:   Clinical:Lab/MT/MLT/Phlebotomy
Location:   Houston
Job Description:   **Lab Assistant II - Microbiology (Full Time)** **Description** POSITION SUMMARY performs all duties of a Lab Assistant I in addition to the following responsibilities: (1. daily coordination of section assignments to ensure efficient specimen collection and processing if applicable; (2. training and continuing education of section employees, (3. maintaining quality assurance records and (4. monitoring maintenance records. **Qualifications** POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES 1. All duties as described for Lab Assistant I 2. Performs and documents routine maintenance on laboratory equipment 3. Provides technical assistance in the frozen and gross rooms 4. Receives and processes laboratory specimens 5. Assists with the accurate filling and retrieval of paraffin blocks and glass slides 6. Coordinates training and continuing education programs for section personnel ensuring complete check-off and readiness of all employees to perform any assigned task, with appropriate documentation according to section Standard Operating Procedure 7. Ensures that all outpatient requisitions include all required information (diagnosis, physician signature, etc.). 8. Monitors maintenance records and daily quality control ensuring all instrumentation and Workstations are in good working order 9. Maintains inventory of supplies, notifying manager/assistant supervisor of needed supplies to order 10. Assists manager/supervisor with problem solving and brainstorming to continue the improving of the efficiency of the section MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Education and Licensure Required: * High School Diploma/GED Minimum Experience * Two (2) years of relevant work experience Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities * Leadership capabilities – ability to organize, prioritize and delegate * Physical Requirements DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in position. **Job** Allied Health **Primary Location** TEXAS-HOUSTON-ST LUKES MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 1 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0132605
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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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