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Lab Assistant I-Laboratory (Days) Full Time

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/26/2017
Job Title: 
Lab Assistant I-Laboratory (Days) Full Time
Job Category:   Clinical:Lab/MT/MLT/Phlebotomy
Location:   The Woodlands
Job Description:   **Lab Assistant I-Laboratory (Days) Full Time** **Description** **TheWoodlands Hospital** A primary and secondary care hospital serving North Harris and Montgomery counties. Clinical services include cardiovascular services, diagnostic imaging, women’s services (digital mammography and bone density studies), neurosciences, pediatric care (Newborn and Level II nurseries) and surgery, pathology and pulmonary services, and sleep disorders. Clinical affiliations include The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center’s Radiation Treatment Center, and Texas Children’s Hospital. **Position Summary:** Responsible for performing specimen processing, storage and transport of laboratory specimens. May assist nursing service in the patient care areas with order entry, collection, and testing for patient specimens. **Position Responsibilities:** 1. Perform test order entryand patient registration 2. Processes, transportsand distributes blood and other samples for in-house testing and/or send out toreference labs, and Ensures appropriate specimen storage 3. Responsible forresponding to inquiries, and reference laboratories regarding test orders,specimen requirements and reporting 4. Assist in training newemployees and clinical personnel on specimen collection 5. Performs routineclerical duties and computer Functions associated with processing patientsamples and results 6. Answers the phone,Receives and disseminates verbal and written communications related tolaboratory services or personnel in a confidential manner 7. Assists with datacollection for quality assurance 8. Assist in theaccessioning of specimens, retrieves surgical pathology slides and blocks uponrequest 9. Attends all requiredsafety training programs, general safety, department/service safety, andspecific job related hazards 10. Collaborates effectivelywith lab co-workers to manage personal overtime for balanced productivity.Willing to work other shifts as needed to meet laboratory's objective toprovide quality laboratory service and patient care 11. Ability to recognize andidentify root cause of problems, choose appropriately among resolutionalternatives, and implement solutions 12. Responsible forinventory of supplies 13. Attends departmentalmeetings/ hospital continuing education and Participates in department andhospital activities 14. Ensures that alloutpatient requisitions include all required information (diagnosis, physiciansignature, etc.) 15. Adheres to allregulatory requirements **Qualifications** **Education and Licensure:** High School Diploma/GED **Minimum Experience:** One (1) year of relevant work experience **Job** Laboratory **Primary Location** TEXAS-THE WOODLANDS-ST LUKE WOODLANDS **Daily Schedule** Days **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0135132
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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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