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Laboratory Assistant

Owensboro Health

Location: 42303
Type: Non-Remote
Posted on: January 18, 2023
Laboratory Assistant Allied Health Hours: 3p-11:30p Evenings - Full-time Paygrade/Wages/Salary Info: 72H -
Job Summary Performs technical and clerical functions in one or more sections of the laboratory. # Job Responsibilities Assists with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing, and transporting specimens. Maintains equipment and adequate stock of supplies. Orders supplies as needed. Confirms eligibility, verifies insurance benefits, referrals, and authorization for identified patient registrations. Communicates test results to appropriate healthcare providers. Maintains work area in a safe, aseptic, and organized manner. Performs clerical duties including supply distribution, answering phones, data entry, and filing. May perform venipuncture on patients of all age groups and other specimen collection consistently using proper therapeutic skills and according to procedures. May assist in delivery of physicians# reports via phone and electronic distribution in a timely manner. May perform waived Laboratory testing on-site and reports results according to government standards. Qualifications High school diploma, General Equivalency Diploma (GED) or higher required upon hire No experience required No licensure/certification/registration required Skills and Attributes Requires critical thinking skills and decisive judgment. Works under minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Physical Demands Standing: Frequently Walking: Frequently Sitting: Occasionally Lifting 0-25 lbs: Rarely Lifting 25-75 lbs: Rarely Lifting over 75 lbs: Rarely Carrying 0-25 lbs: Rarely Carrying 25-75 lbs: Rarely Carrying over 75 lbs: Rarely Pushing/Pulling 0-25 lbs: Frequently Pushing/Pulling 25-75 lbs: Occasionally Pushing/Pulling over 75 lbs: Occasionally Climbing: Occasionally Bending/Stooping: Frequently Kneeling: Occasionally Crouching/Crawling: Occasionally Reaching: Frequently Talking: Frequently Hearing: Frequently Repetitive Foot/Leg Movements: Rarely Repetitive Hand/Arm Movements: Frequently Keyboard Data Entry: Frequently Running: Rarely Vision: Depth Perception: Frequently Vision: Distinguish Color: Frequently Vision: Seeing Far: Frequently Vision: Seeing Near: Frequently Owensboro Health Core Commitments INTEGRITY - We conduct ourselves with a high level of responsibility, reliability and honesty because we take seriously the trust of our patients and coworkers. RESPECT - We value and accept the unique talents and contributions of every patient, customer and team member in the Owensboro Health community. TEAMWORK - We build a spirit of connectivity and fellowship by striving together to overcome obstacles, surpass goals, celebrate accomplishments and plan the future. INNOVATION - We foster original ideas and creative solutions that improve our daily work and promote the mission of Owensboro Health. SERVICE - We focus on service to patients, customers and team members by anticipating their needs, thoughtfully meeting those needs and continually improving the quality of everything we do. EXCELLENCE - We reach beyond basic expectations to expand our knowledge and awareness, produce exceptional work and provide outstanding service.