Clinical Laboratory Assistant
Company: Dialysis Clinic, Inc.
Posted on: March 27, 2020
Founded in 1971, Dialysis Clinic, Inc. (DCI) remains the nation s
largest non-profit dialysis provider. With a team of approximately
5,000 talented and caring employees serving across the United
States, DCI provides care to nearly 15,000 patients on dialysis and
3,500 patients with chronic kidney disease. We offer a variety of
services including in-center hemodialysis, home hemodialysis, and
peritoneal dialysis (PD). Each position within DCI, from billers to
administrators to nursing staff, contributes toward the goal of
providing excellent patient care. Our staff has helped DCI achieve
the lowest mortality and hospitalization rates among large dialysis
providers for the past 13 years in a row.
The Clinical Laboratory Assistant performs assigned accessioning
duties involving the opening, labeling, and distribution of
incoming patient samples. Enters all sample request information
into the LMS system and checks the accuracy of data entry
information. Performs other non-technical and non-laboratory
functions as assigned by the department supervisor.
Accessioning duties (as assigned):
Performs assigned, non-technical accessioning and specimen
processing duties according to department procedures, such as
opening sample boxes/containers, matching samples with requested
test, matching requisitions with doctors orders, labeling samples
with accession numbers, preparing samples and separating and
distributing samples to departments.
Enters clinic, patient's name or water name, test requested, reason
for ordering test, and other pertinent information into the LMS
(manual and barcode entry).
Checks the computer log against the requisitions to detect any data
Corrects accessioning data entry errors.
Identifies reference samples, packages samples for shipping or
local courier, and completes appropriate requisitions and
Prints and mails assigned reports from the LMS.
Mails assigned reports from the reference laboratory.
Performs assigned filing, clerical, and computer related duties,
including OnBase scanning.
Corrects all sample department problems. When assigned, contacts
clinic about sample problems.
Identifies samples that should be rejected.
Laboratory Aide Duties (as assigned):
Performs assigned, non-technical specimen processing duties
according to department procedures, such as labeling or bar-coding
samples, checking for clots, etc., pouring samples into analysis
vessels, or arranging samples for analysis.
Performs and documents tasks to department QC and maintenance, such
as temperature checks, stocking reagents, work area cleaning and
disinfections, discarding old samples, and any other assigned,
* High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
DCI is a federal contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer-Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. If you are
having difficulty using the online application system or would like
to request other accommodations or application methods, please
contact Doug Patterson at Accommodations@dciinc.org or
615-327-3061. Once a request has been made, DCI will initiate a
discussion with you about your needs and whether an accommodation
can be provided. DCI is committed to providing such accommodations
For more information about equal opportunity please see:
Job Location US-TN-Nashville (Laboratory)
Posted Date 2 weeks ago (3/13/2020 2:57 PM)
# of Openings 2
Address 2917 Foster Creighton Avenue
DCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA VEVRAA Federal
Keywords: Dialysis Clinic, Inc., Nashville , Clinical Laboratory Assistant, Healthcare , Nashville, Tennessee
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