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HealthAlliance Lab Assistant in Valhalla, New York

Lab Assistant

Company:
WMC Advanced Physician Services PC

City/State: Valhalla, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Clinical Labs- WMC Health

Position: Full Time

Hours: 8

Shift: Day

Req #: 23094

Posted Date: Feb 22, 2021

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Job Details:

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for all activities with blood and blood components including, but not limited to, logging-in the units, thawing plasma, thawing and pooling cryoprecipitate, irradiate products and washing RBCs; setting up patient or blood product samples for testing by a technologist/automated machine; maintenance of lab equipment.

Responsibilities:

  • Handles blood and blood products by accessioning patient samples, spinning down the blood in the centrifuge and logging all blood products in the computer

  • Set up, maintain, calibrate, clean, and test sterility of medical laboratory equipment.

  • Prepare solutions used for laboratory testing and procedures

  • Prepare specimens for testing under the guidance of a medical technologist.

  • Ensures all computer entries are accurate.

  • Places orders in LIS and files various documents

  • Provides customer assistance by answering the phone for the department

  • Receives customer orders and communicates these orders to the technologists

  • Screens all other calls and directs them as appropriate

Qualifications/Requirements:

Experience:

Some experience in a laboratory setting. Any combination of education, training and experience that has supplied the necessary knowledge, skills and experience to perform the essential functions of the job

Education:

High School Diploma or equivalent

Licenses / Certifications:

N/A

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