Laboratory Assistant II
Company: McLaren Health Care
Posted on: June 13, 2021
Collects and prepares blood samples for laboratory testing.
Enters collections of such specimens in lab information system.
Assists medical technologists and/or pathologists in performing
designated laboratory tests. Assists with maintaining laboratory
equipment and records following established accreditation
guidelines and quality control standards.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
Uses skin puncture and venipuncture techniques to obtain blood
Follows defined process in obtaining samples including verifying
patient information, labeling specimen vials, and matching
laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes.
Disposes of contaminated needles in accordance with applicable
laws, standards, and policies.
Disposes of blood or other biohazard fluids or tissue, in
accordance with applicable laws, standards, or policies.
Enters patient, specimen, insurance, or billing information into
Processes specimens according to established guidelines.
Organizes blood-drawing trays, ensuring that all instruments are
sterile and all needles, syringes, or related items are of
Maintains safe and clean working environment and protects
patients and employees by adhering to infection-control, hazardous
waste and other policies and protocols.
- Performs other related duties as required and directed.
Equal Opportunity Employer of
High school diploma or equivalent.
Previous experience drawing blood or phlebotomy training course
in approved program.
Certified as a phlebotomy technician by the American Society for
Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOR).
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