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Reference Lab Processor MLW | Full Time(Evening Shift) | White Plains, NY



White Plains, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 27, 2023

Department: Lab Chemistry

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Evening

Hours: Tues- Sat

Salary Range: $36,814.05-$55,210.35

Job Description:

Title: Reference Lab Processor

Department/Location: Chemistry 

FLSA Status: NE

Reports to: Chemistry/Immunology Supervisor

Position Summary:

  • Observes protocols and methods established by the Department of Laboratories, including the accessioning routine for proper identification and processing of such specimens. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned, in the chemistry department.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:

  • Adhere to WPH Performance Standards, Policies, and Behaviors.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-services, completing competency requirements.
  • Demonstrate ability to maintain a safe environment, using universal precautions.
  • Obtain blood specimens using varied techniques on all age groups (where applicable).
  • Be proficient in using the laboratory information system and hospital information system (where applicable).
  • Process specimens for reference laboratories and troubleshoot lab problems with appropriate follow-up.
  • Maintain reference lab and outstanding specimen logs, and stock inventory of supplies.
  • Prepare and dispense 24-hour urine containers with proper preservatives.
  • Make appropriate decisions independently and prioritize workload.
  • Inform management of problems and maintain patient data confidentiality.
  • Answer incoming calls for the chemistry department, routing them appropriately.
  • Centrifuge samples for the Chemistry section.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.    

Education & Experience Requirements:

  • Education: High School graduate or GED.
  • Basic computer skills. 
  • In-service training on LIS and HIS computer systems
  • Experience: Previous experience in a healthcare environment is preferred.

Core Competencies:

  • Flexibility
  • Organized
  • Adaptability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Stress Tolerance