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Lab Tech Assistant - New Vision Medical Laboratory - Mercy Health - Full Time

Requisition R108319 Market Lima, Ohio Department Core Laboratory - New Vision Medical Lab, LLC - For Profit - JV - New Vision Profit Shift Days/Afternoons Schedule Full-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position 
The Lab Tech Assistant prepares specimens for analysis by registering and accessioning orders via Hospital Information System and Laboratory Information Systems (clinical lab and/or anatomic pathology), verifying specimen acceptability. Performs established pre-analytical and analytical laboratory procedures, not requiring Medical Technologist, Histotechnologist, or Cytotechnologist interpretation, in accordance with established laboratory policy in an accurate, safe, and timely manner. 

Essential Job Functions

•    Performs waived and limited moderately complex testing as defined by Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA).
•    Performs and reports testing and quality control procedures according to established protocols; evaluates specimen acceptability and implements corrective action within scope of training.
•    Provides support functions to technologists including the loading and maintaining of instruments, making up of reagents, thawing, pooling, importing, and issuing of blood products, and maintenance and function checks. 
•    Recognizes instrument and equipment malfunctions and keeps appropriate person(s) informed of problems, issues, and resolutions as needed. 
•    Operates, maintains, and repairs clinical laboratory equipment within the scope of training including routine preventative maintenance, calibrations, and safety checks.
•    Competently registers, enters insurance information, accessions, triages and processes specimens in preparation for testing and transit. Follows established guidelines for centrifugation and aliquoting of samples. 
•    Uses computer programs to track specimen transport and minimizes lost specimens. 
•    Provides laboratory customer service to include request for add-ons, specimen collection information, phlebotomy requests, result inquiry, etc. 
•    Maintains inventory levels and stocks supplies 
•    When staffed in Microbiology department, culture setup of microbiology samples and gram stain preparation. Performs the MST (Micro Setup Time) as needed. 

High School Diploma or GED Required

Associates, Biology/Chemistry Preferred

Lab assistant in lab with primary responsibilities in Histology Department and rotated in other departments as needed.

*Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
May be required to use physical restraints
May be exposed to adverse weather conditions; cold, hot, dust, wind, etc.
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
*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
General office environment
*Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions
Long-distance or air travel as needed- not to exceed 10% travel
Prolonged periods of working alone
*Other:  Intermittent exposure to fumes and odors

Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Work Shift:

Days/Afternoons

Department:

Core Laboratory - New Vision Medical Lab, LLC - For Profit - JV - New Vision Profit

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 Employer, 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

I wanted to get into a career where I’m happy to go to work.

Luis F. Registered Nurse
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