Job Summary: Laboratory aides assist the Director by performing venipuncture on inpatients and outpatients, processing send-over specimens and general cleaning of the lab. They also perform a variety of other tasks as needed in medical or clinical settings.
Minimum Qualifications: High school diploma
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Attention to detail and ability to follow instructions. Must have basic computer skills. Ability to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, and procedure manuals. Exceptional interpersonal skills including cheerfully greeting customers (out-patients) and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees. Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, able to work under pressure, and able to multi-task. Proper use of phone etiquette is necessary. Must be able to present oneself positively with professionalism demonstrated thru written and verbal word. Skills for problem solving either individually or as part of a team. Phlebotomy skills preferred.
Working Conditions: Work with potentially infectious blood/body fluid and hazardous material in a controlled protective setting.
Physical Requirements: Constantly stand, walk, reach, see/visual acuity, handle/grasp/feel, bend/twist, stoop/kneel/crouch, talk/hear, lift/carry 1 to 25 lbs.