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Job Details

Laboratory Assistant

Date Posted: 05/10/2022

Requisition Number: 1953

Location: CHA Everett Hospital

Work Days: M - F with rotating wknds, holidays and on-call

Category: Allied Health

Department: Lab at CHA Everett

Job Type: Full time

Work Shift: Day

Hours/Week: 40.00

Union: Yes

Union Name: SEIU 1199


Job Purpose: Performs routine laboratory work, with supervision, for which there are well-established procedures and minimal steps. This work contributes to the efficient operation of the laboratory. Duties and responsibilities include:
*performing phlebotomy on both adult and pediatric patients
*performing quality control and assigned technical work under direct supervision
*registration of patients
*performing such activities as specimen processing, labeling and preparation of specimens as required; creating site batches to be shipped to the Cambridge Hospital Lab
*performing assigned technical work under direct supervision. Assigned duties may include but not limited to:
a. centrifugation of specimens
b. preparation and staining of slides
c. preparation of surgical/cytology specimens
d. performing point-of-care waived testing
e. labeling of tubes/slides for testing
f. storage and retrieval of specimens
* filing and photocopying of documents
* performing computer functions
* answering telephone calls for the department
* transporting supplies from the lab storeroom to keep work area adequately stocked.
*On-call responsibilities

Qualifications/Requirements: Minimum education: High school diploma or equivalent GED. Additional preferences:1.previousscience course education
2. fluency in the English language
3. basic computer skills; Meditech and EPIC experience preferred
4. phlebotomy training and experience.

In keeping with federal, state and local laws, Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA) policy forbids employees and associates to discriminate against anyone based on race, religion, color, gender, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to establishing and maintaining a workplace free of discrimination. We are fully committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not tolerate unlawful discrimination in the recruitment, hiring, termination, promotion, salary treatment or any other condition of employment or career development. Furthermore, we will not tolerate the use of discriminatory slurs, or other remarks, jokes or conduct, that in the judgment of CHA, encourage or permit an offensive or hostile work environment.

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