Laboratory Support Tech PRN Variable hours at St Mary's Hospital, Centralia, Illinois

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Centralia, Illinois





Job Description:

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IL-SSM Health St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia



Worker Type:

PRN



Job Highlights:



This is a PRN variable hours position at St. Mary's Hospital in Centralia IL.



Job Summary:

Under direct supervision, this position performs routine laboratory tasks according to procedures. May perform phlebotomy and/or waived testing. May also perform a variety of general clerical duties to support the laboratory department, including receptionist and secretarial support, admission activities, and order entry processing.



Job Responsibilities and Requirements:



PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Assists customers including answering phones and responding to customer inquiries.

  • Assists laboratory staff in the daily operation of the lab by collecting, labeling, processing and preserving blood, urine and other specimens according to established laboratory procedures.

  • Enters, accesses and executes lab orders in the appropriate laboratory and electronic medical record system.

  • Cleans and maintains laboratory supplies and work area.

  • May update statistical records, labels tubes, and schedules processing runs.

  • May perform phlebotomy and/or waived testing.

  • Identifies patients using two identifiers.

  • Performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties including admission activities, insurance verification, order entry processing and medical record processing.

  • Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



EDUCATION


  • High School diploma or equivalent or equivalent years of experience and education



EXPERIENCE


  • No experience required



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS


  • Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 0-25 lbs.

  • Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive foot/leg and hand/arm movements.

  • Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near (20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and distinguish colors.

  • Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning machinery, etc.

  • Frequent keyboard use/data entry.

  • Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and gripping.

  • Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing 25-50 lbs.

  • Rare climbing.




Department:

34010801 Laboratory



Work Shift:

Variable Shift (United States of America)



Scheduled Weekly Hours:

0


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