Job Description

Lab Tech

Bartram · Bartram - Lab
St Johns, FL
Health Care
Part Time, Days
Weekly Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday 10:30am -7:30pm Saturday 7:45am-12:30pm
Bilingual: Preferred
Bilingual Type: Spanish
Posted 11/30/2020
Req # 5556

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Laboratory Technician will perform proper laboratory specimen and blood collections. They will also perform and determine results of approved laboratory testing.

REPORTS TO:  Reports directly to the Laboratory Manager.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: (This list may not include all of the duties that may be assigned.)

1.    Performs laboratory testing procedures in Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Serology, Microbiology and Spirometry.

2.         Performs phlebotomy: including venipuncture, finger sticks and heel sticks.

3.         Properly prepares specimens for reference lab send outs; including resulting and billing
          information.

4.    Reports laboratory results correctly, accurately and in a timely manner to a healthcare provider; alerting the healthcare provider of any critical or out of range values. Documenting critical reports correctly.

5.    Properly works in the LIS (laboratory information system). Follows procedures for order acknowledgement, resulting and processing orders; including follow up on unresolved tests.

6.    Keeps the laboratory and work area clean and in compliance with Pediatric Associates and OSHA safety standards. Maintains inventory of lab supplies.
    
7.    Performs and documents daily/weekly/monthly quality control and instrument 
maintenance.

8.    Provides good customer service in the laboratory to our patients, parents and clinicians. 

    


TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: 

*     Indoor Work
*     Operating a computer
*     Exposure to Hazards
*     Ability to reach above shoulder
*     Ability to lift/carry 10lbs or less
*     Sitting/Walking/Squatting/Kneeling/Bending
*     Vision
*     Sense of Sound
*     Sense of Smell
*     Sense of Touch
*     Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
*     

PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:

Adhere to all organizational information security policies and protect all sensitive information including but not limited to ePHI and PHI in accordance with organizational policy, Federal, State, and local regulations.

Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. 

Experience:  1-3 years of experience in a medical office setting including phlebotomy preferred. 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Knowledge of laboratory quality control requirements.  Knowledge of universal precaution procedures in medical safety practices.  Skilled in phlebotomy. Ability to communicate with physician staff to efficiently order testing and notify abnormal results.  Ability to react calmly to stressful situations. Ability to organize tasks. Knowledge of basic medical terminology. Ability to assess emergency situations and act accordingly. Maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public. Active CPR certification required.
 

COMPANY OVERVIEW: Founded in 1955, Pediatric Associates is one of the oldest and most respected pediatric practices in the United States. Pediatric Associates opened its first office in Hollywood, Florida. The Company was one of the first medical groups to introduce satellite office locations in consumer retail locations. They were also one of the first pediatric groups to embrace managed care in the 1970s, collaborating with insurance plans as healthcare partners with the common interest of providing South Florida's children with the best healthcare available. Today, Pediatric Associates is a national leader in pediatric population health management with over 200,000 patients under global risk. Keeping abreast of medical advances and changing lifestyles, Pediatric Associate’s modern facilities offer comprehensive services, including X-ray and state certified laboratories. The Company currently has 33 neighborhood locations, which are staffed by more than 200 employed providers who proudly serve families throughout Miami-Dade, Broward, Palm Beach, St. Lucie, counties, including Tampa and Jacksonville. Pediatric Associates will continue to bring the best possible healthcare service to its patients well into the 21st Century. Ease of access, prompt courteous service and responsiveness to our patients' concerns will always be their primary goal. Pediatric Associates has continued to thrive and today is recognized as one of the premier general pediatric and population health management practices in the United States.

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