LABORATORY TECHNICIAN

Job Locations US-AK-Juneau
Job ID
2021-5164
Category
LABORATORY
Type
Regular Part-Time/40hrs (0.50 FTE)

About Us:

 

SEARHC is a non-profit health consortium which serves the health interests of the residents of Southeast Alaska. We see our employees as our strongest assets. It is our priority to further their development and our organization by aiding in their professional advancement.

 

Working at SEARHC is more than a job, it’s a fulfilling career. We offer generous benefits, including retirement, paid time off, paid parental leave, health, dental, and vision benefits, life insurance and long and short-term disability, and more.

Job Overview:

Responsible for onsite daily operations of moderate complexity laboratories and performs a wide range of waived and moderate complexity testing. This position is critical in meeting accreditation and regulatory requirements and helping provide high quality laboratory services to internal and external customers.

Responsibilities:

  • Performs phlebotomy on all age groups. Performs all the necessary steps in processing specimens which includes: labeling, centrifugation, testing, storage, and sending out specimens to reference laboratory.
  • Assures all maintenance is performed and meets established laboratory and accreditation guidelines. Ensures QC performed when required and takes corrective action if needed. Performs daily QA review to ensure that other testing staff is meeting established laboratory and accreditation guidelines.  
  • Performs administrative work associated with lab processes, this includes but is not limited to: maintaining patient and laboratory records, providing coding with laboratory information to code visit, performs annual laboratory competency training for the nursing staff per established laboratory and accreditation guidelines if CLIA eligible.  
  • Inventories and orders departmental supplies to facilitate uninterrupted operation of the laboratory.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Associates degree in a medical field (Associates in Medical Laboratory Technology preferred). Related experience may be exchanged for the degree.

Experience:

  • 2 years’ experience in a medical laboratory setting or 3 years’ experience in a similar medical setting.
  • Successful completion of a 2 week in-house laboratory training program is required post-hire for continued employment.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

Knowledge of:

  • Basic laboratory principles.
  • Patient confidentiality issues.
  • Established laboratory policies and procedures.

Skills in:

  • Phlebotomy with all age groups.
  • Analysis and problem solving.
  • Oral and written communication.

Ability to:

  • Follow standard operating procedures.
  • Perform work with minimal amount of errors.
  • Lift approximately 30 pounds.

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