Clinical Lab Assistant - Nights Microbiology
Company: Sonora Quest
Posted on: October 7, 2021
Primary City/State: Phoenix, Arizona Department Name:
Microbiology-Ref Lab Work Shift: Night Job Category: Lab We pay a
15 % shift differential for night shift. Starting pay is $16.30 and
up DOE. Join one of the Most Admired Companies in Arizona. In
addition to a great work environment that offers great culture We
offer: - Medical/Pharmacy, Dental, Vision insurance offered first
day of the month following hire date for a competitive cost
bi-weekly; - Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending
Account (FSA); - Life & Accidental Death Insurance, with 1x annual
salary provided at no cost for employee; - 401k Plan with company
match of 100% up to 4% of your salary after one year of employment,
and immediately 100% vested in all contributions; - Generous Paid
Time Off. POSITION SUMMARY This position is entry level and is
responsible for the receipt of biological specimens into the
department, preparation of samples for analytical testing, and
performing testing. This position reports to department supervisor,
and takes direction from higher level technical personnel. CORE
FUNCTIONS 1. Performs basic technical processes as assigned, based
on specific department requirements. Performs testing under direct
supervision in a timely manner according to established policies,
meeting performance standards and knowledge level determined for
that testing. Processes and prepares patient samples as required.
Demonstrates an understanding of the computer systems used in the
department. Tracks and locates missing specimens. Generates work
lists, as required. Performs basic maintenance checks on laboratory
equipment. Demonstrates awareness and complies with accrediting
agency and regulatory requirements related to their area of
responsibility. 2. Focuses on quality by ensuring that all work
performed is accurate, complete and performed within the time
frames defined by the department. Meets department standards for
productivity and quality. Participates in detecting and documenting
occurrences that deviate from defined procedures. Follows
established methods and practices and demonstrates basic problem
solving skills. 3. Participates in departmental financial
responsibilities through the appropriate use of supplies and
materials and assists with inventory management. Participates in
department initiatives to reduce costs and improve service. 4.
Performs miscellaneous support duties as defined by the department.
Active in training and competency of laboratory personnel. 5.
Communicates courteously, professionally, effectively and
accurately with internal and external customers. Demonstrates
skills for basic computer inquiry and problem solving, and use of
communication equipment. Demonstrates good verbal and written
communication skills. Promotes positive communications that enhance
teamwork. Attendance and participation at staff meetings. MINIMUM
QUALIFICATIONS - High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Basic computer skills. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - Previous
clinical laboratory experience.
- Successful completion of a laboratory assistant program.
- Basic knowledge of specimen requirements and handling.
- Knowledge of medical terminology.
- Additional related education and/or experience.
Keywords: Sonora Quest, Peoria , Clinical Lab Assistant - Nights Microbiology, Other , Peoria, Arizona
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