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Laboratory Technician

Company: Covid Clinic.
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: August 4, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionJob SummaryUnder direction of the Laboratory Technician Supervisor, the Laboratory Technician supports the lab in carrying out the reception, preparation, processing of patient samples, reporting of results, and maintenance of the laboratory. Established protocols and procedures are provided and will be followed by laboratory staff for insurance of safety and quality of patient care. Competency evaluations shall be performed by the laboratory director or technical consultant as mandated. RUME is dedicated to providing accessible testing and wellness programs for all.Duties/ResponsibilitiesEnsuring the confidentiality of patient information throughout all phases of laboratory testingMaintain privacy of each patient must be maintained by preventing any breaches of confidential information by visual, verbal or other means by unauthorized persons, including but not limited to other patients, visitors to the facility and any unauthorized party outside this facilityReceiving specimens collected by other persons (patient, physician, nurse) inclusive of ensuring that the specimens are fully labeled, collected in the proper containers and are sufficient quantities to perform testing.Ensure that specimens are matched to a physician''s ordersProcessing specimens for testing following established protocolEnsure that all essential information is submitted and that the specimens are packaged and stored as per laboratory protocolIdentifying problems that may adversely affect patient test results. Applying corrective action steps and/or notifying the Technical Consultant or Laboratory Director of issuesReporting patient test results by either electronic transmission from interfaced instruments or by manual entry onto a report form. Verifying accuracy of test results prior to releasing reportsVerifying critical values by repeat analysis Reporting critical values to the physician or specified nurse and recording reporting information action on the appropriate log or in the LISCorrecting detected reporting errors by following the established protocolRetaining copies of erroneous and corrected reports for reviewCleaning and maintaining laboratory and equipment regularly in accordance with manufacturer specifications and instruction from supervisorsOther duties as assignedRequired Skills/AbilitiesGeneral understanding of the scientific methodAbility to perform instruction with a high degree of accuracyAbility to keep track of multiple samples and precise record of each sample''s originAbility to understand basic units of measurementAbility to maintain a clean and contaminant-free work environmentAccuracy - Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughlyCommunication - Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writingComputer Skills - Proficient ability to use a computer and electronic medical recordsConfidentiality - Maintain patient, team member and employer confidentialityComply with all HIPAA regulationsCustomer Service Oriented - Friendly, cheerful, and helpful.Detail Oriented - Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or taskFlexibility - Ability to adapt easily to changing conditions and work responsibilitiesPositivity - Display a positive attitude and is a positive agent for changeTeamwork - Work as part of a team and collaborate with co-workersWorking Under Pressure - Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situationsEducation and ExperienceA Doctoral, Master''s or Bachelor''s degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science preferredLicensed MD, DO, or DPM and possesses a current license to practice in this state, OR a medical technology degree from an accredited institution, OR an associate degree in a chemical, physical or biological science acceptablePrevious lab experience preferredPhysical RequirementsTypically set in an laboratory environmentMust be able to sit, stand, kneel, bend, and reach oftenAbility to move and handle parcels up to 25 lbs***If interested in applying for this position, please copy the link below to apply directly to our company website-***

Keywords: Covid Clinic., Huntington Beach , Laboratory Technician, Professions , Huntington Beach, California

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