02 Sep
Laboratory Assistant I
North Carolina, Hendersonville , 28739 Hendersonville USA

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DescriptionAll the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

$1,000 Sign On Bonus

Benefits from Day One

Paid Days Off from Day One

Student Loan Repayment Program

Career Development

Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

Our promise to you:Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.Schedule: Part TimeShift: Days 20 hrs /weekLocation: AdventHealth HendersonvilleThe role you’ll contribute: The Laboratory Assistant I performs various laboratory support procedures in assigned areas which may include phlebotomy and/or specimen processing in clinical and anatomical pathology areas. The Laboratory Assistant I must meet the required basic continuing education and department specific requirements. Work customarily involves practical knowledge in various laboratory procedures and support functions. May be asked to perform any of the following non-technical functions:The value you’ll bring to the team

Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include:

Collects patient, physician and test order information in order to create patient accounts. This includes verifying patient identification, insurance information, physician credentials and test order requirements.

Blood specimen collection to include phlebotomy and skin puncture for all age groups

General equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation

Receives, and processes patient specimens which includes separating specimens by centrifugation prior to testing. May include transporting.

Aliquots different sample types, if needed, and either loads preanalytical instruments, which include automated stainers, or delivers them to the testing department

Cytopreparatory staining

Accessioning of surgical cases that requires a knowledge of anatomy.

Receive and set up cultures. Inoculation of different petri dishes for bacterial growth

Blood and/or Blood Component processing, storing, shipping, modifying and selecting compatible products using a validated Transfusion Information System

Performs periodic preventive instrument maintenance and quality assurance procedures as assigned

Cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces, and other pre-analytical activities.

Inventory control and supply stocking

Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area, which may include answering the telephone, clerical and receptionist duties

QualificationsThe expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:

High School degree or equivalent

Basic Life Support (BLS) certification if required by facility

PBT(ASCP) or MLA (ASCP) or equivalent Preferred

Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory procedures or processes performed in department or work area assigned.

Able to effectively communicate verbally and in written form in English with patients, staff, and customers of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective, and professional manner.

Ability to read text and numbers in English, with demonstrated ability to comprehend, measure, reason, match, problem solve, and exercise judgment under supervision.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.Category: LaboratoryOrganization: AdventHealth HendersonvilleSchedule: Part-timeShift: 1 - DayReq ID: 23032452We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

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