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Lab Assistant

CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center - Bergan Mercy Omaha, Nebraska
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Requisition ID 2021-207778 Employment Type Full Time Department Clinical Laboratory Services Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Evening Standard Hours M-F 3:30pm to midnight with occasional weekends and holidays Remote No
Overview

Your time at work should be fulfilling. Rewarding. Inspiring. That’s what you’ll find when you join one of our non-profit CHI facilities across the nation. You’ll find challenging, rewarding work every day alongside people who have as much compassion as you. Join us and together we’ll create healthier, stronger communities.

What sets us apart from other healthcare organizations? How much time do you have? In short, it all starts with our current employees. They believe in living our mission to provide compassion to everyone. We, in turn, believe that growing and supporting our people allows us to deliver a higher degree of quality care to our patients. CHI advocates for all who live in the communities we serve, especially the most vulnerable. Choose an organization who will champion your talents and nurture your career. Choose CHI!


Responsibilities

• Performs clinical laboratory procedures to aid the physician in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients according to established standards and practices of laboratory medicine. This position contributes to the mission and vision of CHI Health by performing waived to moderate complexity laboratory testing according to established QC protocol under direct supervision of a medical technologist or medical laboratory technician. Identifies problems ( technical, instrumental, physiological), and brings it to the attention of a technologist or technician.

• Performs phlebotomy, transports, receives, prepares and accurately tests biological specimens using procedures consistent with safe work practices and proper laboratory technique while maintaining integrity of specimens.

• Performs waived and moderate complex testing as allowed by CLIA regulations.

• Critically evaluates specimens and correlates all lab results to the clinical picture of each individual. Communicates and documents all testing and results in a timely manner to clinical personnel involved in patient care.

• Maintains and operates test systems for optimal performance; collaborates with tech or technician to resolve technical issues.

• Follows CAP and all regulatory guidelines, demonstrating consistent adherence to national patient safety goals.


Qualifications

Required:  High School diploma or GED.
Preferred: Associates or Bachelors of Science Degree, One year clinical or laboratory experience

M-F 3:30p to midnight with occasional weekends and holidays.

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