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Laboratory Assistant IV: Core Lab Processor/Send Outs

Company: Mountain View Hospital
Location: Idaho Falls
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Mountain View Hospital is looking for a Laboratory Assistant IV: Core Lab Processor/Send Outs to join our team!JOB SUMMARY:Process and aliquot specimens while ensuring the stability and integrity of the samples are closely monitored as needed for Core Lab (Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, and Coagulation) and Send Out samples to maintain highest quality. Provide good customer service on the phone, to patients, to providers and other medical staff. Prioritize samples based on order status (STAT, Timed and Routine) and communicate order status effectively to the MLS staff. Work well under pressure and meet multiple and competing deadlines.BENEFITS:Taking care for our community starts with taking care of our own team. Mountain View Hospital is proud to offer its employees competitive and comprehensive benefit packages. Benefits include:Medical, Dental and Vision InsurancePaid Time Off (vacation, holidays and sick days) and Medical Paid Time OffRetirement Plans (401K with up to 6% match)Earned Quarterly Bonus ProgramEducation Reimbursement ProgramDiscount for medically necessary procedures performed at Mountain View Hospital and Idaho Falls Community HospitalPlease note benefits are based on eligibility according to full-time, part-time or PRN status classification.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Performs laboratory processing duties as assigned in the Core Lab such as pouring off samples, keeping them at correct temperature for stability, and light protection as necessary.2. Answers appropriate phone calls for basic questions about specimen requirements or status of a test that is running in the lab. Refers complex questions regarding test results or technical questions to the appropriate MLS staff.3. Distributes samples to the appropriate lab department based on the tests ordered and communicates any special sample handling requirements to the MLS staff. a. Prioritizes samples based on order status (STAT, Timed, Routine) and communicates elevated order status (STAT or Timed) effectively to the MLS staff in each department.4. Assists in processing send out specimens to the appropriate Reference Lab, as assigned.5. Follow all hospital and laboratory policies and procedures including, but not limited to, patient identification, specimen collection, specimen rejection, specimen labeling, and specimen stability.6. Provide meticulous, competent and quality care of all patient samples.7. Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.8. Maintain, develop and utilize professional relationships within our organization and its affiliates. Maintain effective working relationships with nursing, clerical, medical and allied health staff.9. Provide excellent customer service on the phone and in person to anyone that enters the laboratory. Answers incoming calls to the laboratory in a professional and timely manner.10. Performs miscellaneous tasks and other duties that promote smooth operations, as assigned.11. Assist Medical Laboratory Scientists with tasks to ensure acceptable turnaround times are met.ABOUT MOUNTAIN VIEW:Mountain View Hospital and our 29 affiliate clinics are committed to providing compassionate, cutting edge care to our patients. We serve the entire Snake River Valley - all the way from Pocatello to Rexburg. Our medical capabilities span everything from wound care to urgent care, oncology to neurology, physical therapy to speech therapy, a Level III NICU, robust robotic surgery department and a continuously expanding rural health practice.Our work environment is mission driven, people-centric and supportive. It is what sets apart and makes people excited to come to work each day. If you are looking for a career where you can make a difference in your community, we invite you to apply.Education/Certification: High School Diploma or higher. Hold a current BLS Certification. Hold a valid driver's license.Experience: Two years of phlebotomy/laboratory processing experience preferred.Equipment/Technology: Experience with computers and office equipment, required.Language/Communication: The ability to read and communicate (oral and written) effectively in English, required. Bilingual is a plus. Must be able to understand medical terminology.Mathematical Skills: General Math skills.Mental Capabilities: Can frequently and consistently make sound judgments. Must be organized, multi-tasker, and a critical thinker.Interpersonal: Good communication skills, and ability to work well with others. Team player and flexible.Performance: Can work well under pressure and meet multiple and competing deadlines. Provide excellent customer service. Complete all tasks with minimal error and in a timely manner.

Keywords: Mountain View Hospital, Idaho Falls , Laboratory Assistant IV: Core Lab Processor/Send Outs, Healthcare , Idaho Falls, Idaho

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