Job Description

$1,500 Sign on bonus for eligible, experienced Lab Aides! 

This is a Full time position working night shift as a Lab Aide at Oro Valley Hospital.

Position Purpose
Performs procedures for culturing and preparation for microbiology testing. Collects and labels all specimens requiring testing in the clinical laboratory. Performs order entry of tests as necessary. Ensures that specimens are routed to appropriate areas for testing. Assists technologist in performance of laboratory work and customers with information regarding laboratory testing.

 Collects and labels all specimens requiring testing in the clinical laboratory.  Performs order entry of tests as necessary.  Ensures that specimens are routed to appropriate areas for testing.  Performs waived complexity testing as required under the direction of a staff technologist. Processes all specimens for reference laboratory testing. Draws blood from the patient according to laboratory policy and procedure, demonstrating good phlebotomy skills.  Labels all specimens at the patient bedside.  Demonstrates proficiency in ordering and/or receiving specimens, and rejecting inappropriately collected/labeled specimens. Consistently monitors stat/timed boards to ensure appropriate specimen collection and turn around times.  Consistent demonstration of daily pending list management, including reconciliation of specimens and hand off to incoming staff.     


Position Qualifications/Minimum Requirements


Education: Required: High School diploma/GED or equivalent experience

Experience: Required: One year previous phlebotomy experience in a health care setting OR student externship at a Northwest Healthcare lab
Skills: Ability to read, communicate, and document effectively through oral, written, or electronic means. Phlebotomy, medical terminology, computer experience, and excellent service skills. Demonstrates the constant ability to prioritize and respond promptly to a changing workload.
Licenses/Certifications: "Required:
 American Heart Association (AHA) or American Red Cross(ARC) or American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) BLS
Skilled Nursing Unit: Fingerprint Clearance Card"

 

Oro Valley Hospital (OVH) is a 177-bed hospital that also has a freestanding emergency center and large physician group.  With these varied access points, you have your choice of settings in which to work.  Oro Valley Hospital’s culture centers around providing safe, quality care to patients, but also to foster a work environment based on teamwork, commitment to a shared goal and recognizing employees for all they do to care for our patients. Often described as a “family,” the staff at OVH take pride in doing the best they can to care for their community.  OVH is accredited by The Joint Commission and is an equal opportunity employer:  race, gender, disability and Veteran status, and VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

 

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