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Specimen Processor Core Lab Mercy Lorain

Requisition R099780 Market Lorain, Ohio Department Core Laboratory - Lorain Shift Afternoons/Evenings Schedule Part-time

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Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position
Performs phlebotomy and specimen collection. Uses LIS and HIS to conduct functions related to phlebotomy, patient registration, order entry, result look-up and report generation. Processes specimens for diagnostic testing and referral testing.Sorts specimen drop-offs according to insurance. Ensures accurate registration of specimens as needed.Performs various clerical tasks. May perform EKGs/EMGs.

Essential Job Functions
• Performs specimen collection procedures (nasal, oropharyngeal, venipuncture, etc.)
• Processes and sends out specimen and body fluids
• Enters orders
• Performs accessioning, centrifuging, and aliquoting of samples
• Generates reports
• Registers patients
• Provides basic customer service
• Maintains inventory levels and stocks supplies
• Plates Micro Specimens including gram stain slide prep
• When staffed in Microbiology department, culture setup of microbiology samples and gram stain preparation. Performs the MST (Micro Setup Time) as needed.
• Phlebotomist duties may be 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.

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

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Core Laboratory - Lorain

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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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