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Laboratory Assistant l

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: LAB - OUTREACH SERVICES
Categories: Service/Support
Type: Part-Time
Shift: 7:00 AM-11:00 AM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Part Time
$12.38 per hour to start
$12.88 per hour after 6 months of meeting standards

pediatric phlebotomy preferred
Candidate must have strong decision making skills. Candidate must be able to multitask and work unsupervised.

The Draw Station Laboratory Assistant I is responsible for the reception of Laboratory Outpatients. Reviews patient’s orders, insurance information and obtains authorizations as required to determine reimbursable services. Dispenses Patient Privacy Notices, Contracts and ABN notices, obtaining patient signatures as required. Performs initial quick registration of patients presenting to the draw station. Clinical responsibilities include the collection and processing of laboratory specimens for testing; the operation of lab equipment which includes but is not limited to centrifuges, glucose monitoring devices, refrigerators etc. Clerical duties include, but are not limited to, filing, sorting, scanning documents, phone reception, etc… in addition to basic computer skills in the Laboratory Information System.

Requirements:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent Experience: Training: License: None Required Other: Good communication and interpersonal skills required. Excellent customer service skills, ability to multi-task, problem solve, and work independently. Basic knowledge of computer, data entry and retrieval. Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements) External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.

General Requirements (has the ability to.) Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Drive - Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Climb - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Crouch - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Twist - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Overhead Work Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Sensory Requirements (has ability for.) Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Color Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.) Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Make decisions under high pressure - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Manage altercations - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Work alone - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Work in areas that are close and crowded - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Hand Manipulation (ability with.) Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Fine Manipulation - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Required Lifting (ability to lift.) Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) 25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) 35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.) Up to 10 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Dust, Fumes, Gases Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Others (note below) Accepts flexible schedule to meet dept needs Continually ( i.e. Daily)