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Lab Assistant

Mountain Management Services Ooltewah, Tennessee
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The posted compensation range of $17.00 - $18.90 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2024-367298 Employment Type Full Time Department Family Practice Clinic Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Varied Remote No Category Laboratory
Overview

CHI Memorial Family Practice Associates - Ooltewah

CHI Memorial Medical Group (Mountain Management Services), now part of CommonSpirit Health formed between Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health, is a Management Service Organization (MSO) that provides comprehensive office management services for all Memorial Health Partners and many physicians in private practice. We are proud to be a part of the regional referral center of choice providing health care throughout Southeast Tennessee and North Georgia.

We care about our employees’ well-being and offer benefits that complement work/life balance.

We offer the following benefits to support you and your family:

Free Membership to our Care@Work program supporting any child care, pet care, or adult dependent needs

Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family

Health/Dental/Vision Insurance

Flexible spending accounts

Voluntary Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity Theft 

Adoption Assistance

Paid Time Off (PTO) 

Tuition Assistance for career growth and development

Matching Retirement Programs

Wellness Program

If you are passionate about the patient experience and ready to join our nationally recognized hospital, connect with us today!


Responsibilities

Under direct supervision, Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant is responsible for drawing and collecting blood, urine and tissue samples from patients, verifies records and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. May perform in house laboratory services such as but not limited to UA dips, HA1C, blood glucose monitoring, coagulant levels, pregnancy etc.

ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Assemble equipment, such as tourniquet, needles, disposable containers for needles, blood collection devices, gauze, cotton, and alcohol on work tray, according to requirements for specified tests or procedures.
• Verify or record identity of patient or donor.
• Draw and collect blood samples from patients, verifies records and prepares specimens for laboratory analysis. May prick finger to draw blood.
• Send specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house.
• Maintain proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, equipment records and checklists.
• Identify problems which may adversely affect test performance or reporting of test results and take appropriate action, including supervisor notification.
• Order and maintain supply levels for all equipment and services provided by laboratories.
• Perform in house laboratory testing as directed by the practice.
• Participate in special project and/or completes other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Required Education 

• High School Diploma required or equivalent.

Required Licensure and Certifications

• Basic Life Support (BLS) or Advanced Care Life Support (ACLS) required within 30 days of hire.

PREFERRED Qualifications

• 1 year related experience preferred.
• Graduate from accredited Phlebotomy training program preferred.
• Current/valid Certified Phlebotomy Technician certification preferred.
• Electronic Medical Record Experience preferred.

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While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that may include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid time off, tuition assistance, adoption assistance, and more!

Unless directed by a Collective Bargaining Agreement, applications for this position will be considered on a rolling basis. CommonSpirit Health cannot anticipate the date by which a successful candidate may be identified.

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