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Medical Lab Assistant

Company: Ascension
Location: Nashville
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Title: Medical Lab Assistant

City, State:  Nashville, TN

Location:  St Thomas West Hospital

Department:  Lab

Additional Job Details:  Full Time, Evening

What You Will Do:

Perform specimen processing and clerical functions in one or more sections of the laboratory.

  • Assist with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens.
  • Keep work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner.
  • Fulfill clerical duties which may include but are not limited to answering phones, data entry, and filing.
  • Process specimens and perform record keeping duties as required by department.
  • Maintain equipment and perform materials management duties such as keeping supply inventories at optimum levels and transporting specimens, equipment and supplies.
  • Label, document collection and send or deliver specimens to the laboratory.
  • Collect blood specimens from patients following approved standardization procedures and performs EKG screenings as ordered by physician; provide clerical support to the laboratory and communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Demonstrate advanced knowledge of sterile techniques, knowledge and skill of transferring patients and accuracy in obtaining and delivering specimens.
  • Interact with patients of all age groups in performance of duties; communicate proper collections, collection delays, inability to collect specimens and clinically significant information.
  • Perform pulmonary function tests as ordered by physician.
  • Perform 12 lead EKG and treadmill tests on patients as ordered by physician and is able to identify and correct poor quality EKG tracings.
  • Contribute to Mission effectiveness by promoting the spirit embodied with the Mission Statement:
    • Service to the poor - Support the cause of those who lack resources for a reasonable quality of life.
    • Reverence - Respect and compassion for the dignity and diversity of life.
    • Integrity - Inspiring trust through personal leadership.
    • Wisdom - Integrating excellence and stewardship.
    • Creativity - Courageous Innovation.
    • Dedication - Affirming hope and joy in our ministry.
  • All other duties as assigned.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Medical Laboratory Assistant credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) preferred.
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) preferred.

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Preferences:

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team:

As one of the largest health systems in the state, we offer rewarding careers across eight hospitals, in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities. We employ more than 8,000 associates and serve a 68-county area. As we continue to grow, we need compassionate caregivers to join us on our journey and to help influence care across our hospitals. We provide our associates with the support needed to re-energize, engage and experience the joy of caring for our patients. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Saint Thomas is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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