Job: Lab Assistant – Full Time


Title Lab Assistant – Full Time
Date Posted 2019-12-02
Job Information

POSITION:                           LAB ASSISTANT

 

DEPARTMENT:                  LAB

 

FLSA STATUS:                   NON-EXEMPT

 

JOB SUMMARY:                To provide specimen processing, test performance and results reporting that are authorized by the Laboratory Director and require a degree of skill commensurate with the incumbent’s education, training or experience and technical capabilities.

 

JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

Responsible to:            Laboratory Director

Positions Directly Supervised:     None

Regular Contact with:             All hospital departments and the public

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

 

Every effort has been made to make your job description as complete as possible However, it in no way states or implies that these art the only duties you will be required to perform.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or is logical assignment of the position.

 

  1. Follow the laboratory procedure for specimen handling and processing, test analyses, reporting and maintaining records of patient test results.
  2. Maintain records that demonstrate the proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient samples.
  3. Adhere to the laboratory quality control policies; document all quality control activities, instrument and procedural calibrations and maintenance performed.
  4. Follow established policies and procedures whenever test systems are not within the laboratory’s established acceptable levels of performance.
  5. Identify problems that may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and either correct the problem or immediately notify the Laboratory Director.
  6. Document all corrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’s established performance specifications.
  7. All other duties as assigned by the Laboratory Director.

 

QUALIFICATION:

 

            Education and Training:      Must possess a High Scholl Diploma and be licensed in the state of Louisiana.

            Work Experience:     At least two years of experience required.

 

OSHA EXPOSURE CATEGORY:    A     Have exposure to blood borne pathogens.

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