HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Assistant with Phlebotomy Experience - Days in San Antonio, Texas
Opening in March 2009, Methodist Stone Oak Hospital continues to grow and build on our reputation as a hospital where high-tech and high-touch come together. Ours is a beautiful, streamlined, energy-efficient, patient-focused health care facility equipped with the most modern technology available and staffed by people who genuinely care for the well-being of others. It’s our promise to you as part of Methodist Healthcare’s half-century mission of Serving Humanity to Honor God by providing exceptional and cost-effective health care accessible to all. The hospital’s services include emergency care, general surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, oncology, neurosurgery and orthopedics. The hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. The hospital also received special recognition for Heart Care in 2013 by receiving the Women’s Choice Award. Methodist Stone Oak Hospital received recognition in 2012 and 2013 as a Joint Commission Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®. The hospital belongs to the Texas Institute for Robotic Surgery and has become a leader in robotic surgeries with a highly experienced team of surgeons offering this minimally invasive option to patients.
**General Statement of Duties:
The Clinical Lab Assistant works under the supervision of the Lab Director and the lab supervisors. He/she processes specimens for the section, performs routine laboratory tests for diagnosis and treatment of disease, sets up instruments and performs basic equipment maintenance. Assists with ensuring all regulatory lab standards are met through following policies and procedures of the Hospital and accrediting regulatory agencies.
Essential Job Functions:
Processes specimens for the section; prepares blood smears and body fluid slides, centrifuges specimens, streaks microbiology plates, prepares specimens for transport to reference labs.
Understands laboratory methods, demonstrates knowledge of pathological processes with correlation of disease states and test results. Independently performs specimen processing and testing to include moderate complexity testing.
Sets up instruments and performs basic equipment maintenance. Performs basic quality control as instructed, collects quality assurance data.
Performs clerical duties such as answering telephones, communicating verified test results by phone, typing procedures, performing data entry/retrieval as may be required, filing paperwork and slides, faxing documents, and assisting with inventory of supplies.
May perform phlebotomy, point-of-care and waived testing as designated.
Performs work in accordance with laboratory regulatory standards.
Minimum Education, Experience, Training, Required Knowledge, Skill, Abilities and Other Job-Related Characteristics:
Education: High School diploma or G.E.D.
Employee completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by service line, facility and department/unit which are specific to the needs of the patient population
served (if applicable).
- Preferred: One year of Clinical Lab Assistant or related experience in a Clinical Laboratory to include prior experience with a variety of lab tests.
Minimum License, Certificates, or Registrations Required : None
Title: Laboratory Assistant with Phlebotomy Experience - Days
Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Stone Oak Hospital
Requisition ID: 03132-80401