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Lead Lab Assistant

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: LAB - GENERAL
Categories: Service/Support
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 10:30 PM-7:00 AM
Schedule: Nights

Description:

The Lead Lab Assistant is responsible for performing Lab Assistant clinical, clerical, and financial job duties within the scope of laboratory services. In addition, the Lead Lab Assistant assists the Laboratory Supervisor with the scheduling, timekeeping, quality assurance and workflow monitoring of the Clinical Laboratory support services. Participates in employee orientation, training, and competency assessment for Lab Assistants. May assist and provide input to the Lab Supervisor when interviewing, counseling, and preparing performance evaluations. Functions as a resource person both within and outside the laboratory for issues related to Lab Assistant duties. Is knowledgeable of insurance and diagnosis requirements, CPT codes, the document imaging system, and Health Information Management practices.

Requirements:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent Experience: One year recent experience as a Laboratory Assistant. Six months experience in the fields of clinical and financial laboratory duties. Phlebotomy experience required. Training: Licensure: 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 - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Kneel - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Crouch - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Twist - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 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 - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Adapt to shift work - Continually ( i.e. Daily) 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 - 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) Environmental (may be exposed to.) Infectious Diseases - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Chemical Agents - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Dust, Fumes, Gases Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Continually ( i.e. Daily) Loud Noises - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)