Medical Laboratory Assistant (/ Night)

Northwell Health

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Coursework in general science/mathematics, required.
  • Prior laboratory/client service experience, preferred.
  • Ability to operate office and minor laboratory equipment, required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions.

Job Description

Performs routine clerical tasks related to laboratory.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Receives specimens from internal/external suppliers. May retrieve specimens from other hospital departments, as required.
  • Accessions patient specimens into laboratory computer system. Enters patient demographics and relevant information into laboratory computer system.
  • Enters/scans units of blood and/or blood components into department computer system.
  • Triages specimen for handling or release. Centrifuges specimens, as required.
  • Processes specimen using designated equipment.
  • Performs designated equipment maintenance including cleaning, emptying waste, and replenishing supplies, as required.
  • Maintains inventory of reagents and other supplies. Places orders for supplies through department computer system.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding specimen handling, test results, patient preparation, problem specimens, etc.
  • Operates the pneumatic tube system, as needed.
  • Prepares, distributes and files reports, as requested.
  • Performs related duties, as required.
  • ADA Essential Functions

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Coursework in general science/mathematics, required.
  • Prior laboratory/client service experience, preferred.
  • Ability to operate office and minor laboratory equipment, required.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions.

Job Description

Performs routine clerical tasks related to laboratory.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Receives specimens from internal/external suppliers. May retrieve specimens from other hospital departments, as required.
  • Accessions patient specimens into laboratory computer system. Enters patient demographics and relevant information into laboratory computer system.
  • Enters/scans units of blood and/or blood components into department computer system.
  • Triages specimen for handling or release. Centrifuges specimens, as required.
  • Processes specimen using designated equipment.
  • Performs designated equipment maintenance including cleaning, emptying waste, and replenishing supplies, as required.
  • Maintains inventory of reagents and other supplies. Places orders for supplies through department computer system.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding specimen handling, test results, patient preparation, problem specimens, etc.
  • Operates the pneumatic tube system, as needed.
  • Prepares, distributes and files reports, as requested.
  • Performs related duties, as required.
  • ADA Essential Functions

About Northwell Health

Northwell Health, New York State’s largest private employer and healthcare provider and a Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® has 23 hospitals, seven of which are Magnet®-designated, more than 750 outpatient facilities, laboratories, world-class research facilities and more. We are located across Long Island, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Westchester and beyond. Our 74,000+ clinical and non-clinical professionals are redefining the way health care is delivered. Experience a career well cared for and make a difference in the lives of the people in the communities in which we live, love, and belong.

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