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Northwell Health Laboratory Aide in Staten Island, New York

Req Number 22458

Job Description

Job Description

Registers patient; and accepts, verifies, logs, examines, sorts, aliquots, prepares and distribute/stores specimens in accordance with established protocols and procedures. Enters or reports lab results per procedures. Maintains operating supply levels and work areas. Performs phlebotomy, as needed.

Job Responsibility

    • Registers patients following proper coding procedures.
    • Receives orders in the Laboratory Information System.
    • Verifies collection lists.
    • Logs test orders.
    • Uses centrifuge to spin down appropriate tubes.
    • Examines specimens for unacceptability and takes appropriate actions. Documents necessary information.
    • Separates and aliquots blood and urine specimens, as needed Places tubes not requiring aliquoting into appropriate racks.
    • Processes specimens to prepare for testing and resulting.
    • Measures 24-hour urine tests, records volumes and aliquots for ordered tests.
    • Generates labels via Laboratory Information Systems.
    • Delivers specimens to appropriate areas.
    • Draws blood from patients.
    • Maintains proper levels of supplies.
    • Enters reference lab results.
    • Notifies physician (or appropriate personnel) of critical values and documents notification.
    • Maintains cleanliness of work area and follows established safety and infection control procedures. \
    • May transport specimens, reports or supplies between various offsite locations.
  • Performs related duties as required.

*ADA Essential Functions

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Frequent sitting, bending, standing, walking, carrying of small objects. Occasional pushing, stooping, stretching, pulling, lifting (objects 5 to 10 lbs)

Job Qualification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required.

  • Minimum of one (1) year related experience including Phlebotomy skills and Laboratory procedures.

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