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Lab Assistant - Pathology (Histology/Cytology) - Bon Secours St. Francis Downtown - Full Time - Days/Afternoons

Requisition R109774 Market Greenville, South Carolina Department Pathology - St. Francis Downtown Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

The Lab Histology/Cytology Assistant position is an entry level position that performs routine functions to aid in the preparation of histopathology and/or cytology samples. The assistant works under general supervision of trained Histology techs and/or Cytology techs.                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Essential Job Functions

•             Performs multiple computer functions using the laboratory information system.

•             Performs secretarial and clerical duties (e.g., answering phones, assisting clients and patients, etc.)

•             Assists pathology, histology, and/or cytology staff.

•             Performs special procedures.

•             Prepares specimens, slides, blocks, reports, patient information, and other pertinent materials for mailing to referral sites or pickup by patients, family members, or physicians' office personnel.

•             May perform specimen collection.

This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.

Licensing/Certification

None

Education

High School/GED (required)

Work Experience

Lab experience (preferred)

Lab Information Systems experience (preferred)

Training

Science courses (Chemisty, Biology, etc.) - CE

Skills

Active Listening

Critical Thinking

Reading Comprehension

Monitoring

Active Learning

Science

Service Orientation

Verbal and Written Communication

Judgment and Decision Making

Operation Monitoring

Time Management

Lab Information Systems

Medical Terminology

Telephone skills

Working Conditions

Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur

May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*

May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*

May have periods of constant interruptions

Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions

Other:  Intermittent exposure to fumes and odors

* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

Physical Requirements

Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.)   1-33%

Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.)    0%

Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.)    1-33%

Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.)    1-33%

Stoop/Kneel   1-33%

Crawling    0%

Climbing    0%

Balance    1-33%

Bending    1-33%

Sitting    67-100%

Walking    1-33%

Standing   1-33%

Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards

Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)

Perform shift work

Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder

Reach above shoulder

Repetitive arm/hand movements

Finger Dexterity

Color Vision

Acuity - far

Acuity - near

Depth perception

Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents

Exposure to moving mechanical parts

Exposure to dust/fumes

Exposure to potential electrical shock

Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy

Exposure to high pitched noises

Gaseous risk exposure

Patient Population

Not applicable to this position

Bon Secoursis an equal opportunity employer.

We’ll also reward your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Pathology - St. Francis Downtown

All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for  Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com.

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Luis F., RN

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