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HealthAlliance Lab Assistant in Valhalla, New York

Lab Assistant

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 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.


  • 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



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


High School Diploma or equivalent

Licenses / Certifications:


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