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Laboratory Assistant, Connell (5902)

Company: Interpath Laboratory
Location: Connell
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:Interpath Laboratory is accepting detail-oriented, self-reliant candidates for a Laboratory Assistant opening in Connell, WA. In this role, you will ensure prompt and courteous service to clients and patients in the areas of specimen collection and processing.We are excited to share with you a short video that shows why the Interpath family is so special. Please click here: Benefit Highlights:Medical, Dental, Vision with In-Network & Custom Network discounts401(K) with discretionary employer matchPaid Time OffFree clinical diagnostic laboratory testing performed in housePay: $17.00 - $23.02 Per Hour DOESchedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:30 PMLocation: PSC/Columbia Basin Health Association off of S Columbia Ave.Essential Job Functions:Administrative duties including providing excellent customer service to all patients, clients and employees.Answer phones in a timely manner following company standards on proper phone etiquette.Assist in operating complex automated laboratory equipment, electronic equipment, computer software, and precision instruments. Provide trouble-shooting on such instruments as far as possible.Accurately process samples in timely manner to ensure Interpath meets established routine and Stat turnaround times.Follow established daily checklist to ensure all tasks performed on schedule. Assist MT's and MLT's in performing the full range of laboratory tests provided by Interpath Laboratory- Blood Banking, Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Urinalysis and Coagulation.Receive samples from clients and other Interpath sites.Maintain specimen integrity from collection point and up to point transferred to technical staff.Accurately translate physician orders and diagnoses.Print and distribute reports.Follow established safety protocols.Participate in some aspects of proficiency testing.Understand and adhere to HIPAA policies, procedures and regulations to assure patient confidentiality.Understand and practice Medicare rules regarding ABN's.Actively participate in departmental quality assurance monitors.Follow all established I.Q. protocols.Participate in scheduling by coverage of varied shifts and sites.Perform other work related duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:Education: High School graduate or equivalentLicensure/Certification: WA state Medical Assistant/Phlebotomist certificationSkills: Attention to detail; works well without supervision; communication and customer serviceAbout Us:Interpath Laboratory, Inc. is a family owned & operated, clinical and anatomic pathology laboratory with over 90 locations in Oregon, Washington, and Idaho. We are the Northwest's leading innovative laboratory dedicated to providing rapid, reliable, and economical laboratory testing services. With over 50 years of growth and prosperity, we are the region's largest independent laboratory. We emphasize the vital importance of a vibrant work culture and environment where building relationships, teamwork, and positive attitudes are highly valued!From a comprehensive benefits package to an ever evolving learning and development program which fosters career growth, we truly value our employees and are very proud of the work family we have built since 1967.General Physical Requirements:Laboratory setting includes numerous automated machines that make humming and beeping sounds.High level of staff activity and interaction in relatively close proximity.Must be able to hear in order to monitor alarms and respond to any safety hazards in a timely manner.Regularly exposed to infection by handling potentially infectious samples.Wearing appropriate protective gear: Lab coat, gloves, goggles, and face shield.Must be able to sit, stand, kneel, crawl, bend and twist as needed.Requires walking on non-level surfaces, inside and outside the office, throughout the day.Frequent bending and stooping.Typically stands for extended period of times.Ability to work long hours, and overtime, as needed.Lifting up to 30 pounds.OSHA Category: This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids, and/or tissues. All employees performing these duties are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis-B vaccination series.Equal Opportunity Statement:EOE Veterans/Disabled: Interpath Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local Jobble

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