Under close supervision, will have diverse functions in areas of pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical Laboratory processes. Performs routine qualitative and quantitative clinical laboratory tests of repetitive nature on patient specimens following appropriate methodologies and established policies and procedures making specimen oriented decisions on predetermined criteria, including a working knowledge of critical values. Prepares and maintains accurate records of specimens received in the laboratory. May prepare media, stains, reagent and other solutions used in performing laboratory tests. Analyzes test results; communicates results clearly, accurately and promptly to physicians and other authorized personnel. Records tests results and reviews for accuracy and conformance to established quality control parameters. Utilizes, calibrates and maintains automated, non-automated and computerized laboratory equipment; performs quality control checks on equipment. Obtains specimens from patients such as blood and transports to laboratory. May perform duties of Specimen Processing in accordance with departmental safety and OSHA guidelines (e.g. utilizes protective equipment such as gloves, coats, and shields) Selects, uses, cleans and maintains equipment for utilization. Complies with established administrative lab policies and procedures. Maintains compliance with requirements of lab safety, OSHA accreditation and regulatory agencies. Maximizes the effective analysis and execution of tests through the efficient use of laboratory materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques. Demonstrates team member characteristics to work with others in a group or team to meet operational and organizational objectives. Employs principles and processes for providing customer and personal services to meet customer service standards. Committed to self-development by keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. Performs other related duties as assigned. Promotes the values of the DMC by demonstrating behaviors supportive of a commitment to: community welfare; quality; respect and involvement; teamwork; communication; innovation and education; and efficient and effective resource use. [BRASSRING IMPORT 10/19/16]
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicant s or employee s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Associated topics: blood collection, hematopathology, medical, medical lab science, medical laboratory science, medical technologist, microbiology, scientist, technician, technician iii