Laboratory Assistant (Good Samaritan Hospital - Laboratory) Lebanon - PRN

Lebanon, PA | Clerical and Administrative | Tracking Code: 49378

Join us at an upcoming event:

***Up to 20 hours per week***

***Saturday Day Shift***

***Hours between 7:30am - 4:00pm***

 

 

General Summary:

 

 

 

Under the direct supervision of the appropriate supervisor, performs a variety of general support duties in specimen procurement, clerical office, central processing, and/or other assigned areas at an entry skills level. Functions in on- and/or off-site service areas. May work any part of a 24 hour period. May be required to accept on-call responsibilities.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

 

 

   1   Answers telephones, routes callers, takes messages and provides routine information to callers.

   2   May receive specimens into the laboratory, process specimens, deliver specimens to on- and off-site locations, store

       specimens for future analysis and dispose of specimens.

   3   May receive and transport supplies, equipment, reports and specimens between the laboratory and other health care

       locations.

   4   May collect specimens as directed using appropriate or specified equipment for collecting and handling specimens.

   5   Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.

   6   Provides complete and accurate instructions to patients and other customers of the laboratory.

Required Skills

Minimum Education              

High School or G.E.D.

                                              

                                                                                     

Pref Course(s)/Training       

Medical terminology; Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) if applicable

   

              

Working Conditions              

Exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens

 

Exposed to hazards of handling diseased organs and tissues

 

Subject to electrical and radiant energy hazards

 

Exposed to odorous chemicals/specimens

 

Exposed to housekeeping/cleaning agents/chemicals

 

May be exposed to toxic chemicals

 

Subject to hazards of flammable, explosive gases

 

Contact with patients under wide variety of circumstances

 

Handles emergency or crisis situations

 

Exposed to hazards of steam and heat

 

Travel required

 

May make home visits

 

Exposed to the risk of bloodborne diseases

 

 

 

Skills:

Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence. 

Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management;

Basic computer skills

Good interpersonal/communications skills

Transcription skills

                        

   

Minimum Experience           

6 - 12 months

                 

                           

 


Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers' market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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