Laboratory Assistant I - Grade 235

Part Time | Sacramento, CALIFORNIA | 11 days

Job Summary

Part Time
Kaiser Permanente

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Job Description

Under the direction and oversight of the Laboratory Director and Laboratory Manager, or designee, within the scope of Unlicensed Laboratory Personnel as described in B&PC 1269, receives and processes specimens and performs clerical tasks under general supervision of a licensed person as authorized by the California lab law.

Essential Functions:

• Prior to phlebotomy, registers patients and assesses, for age group and other factors.

• Chooses appropriate phlebotomy technique and determines whether assistance will be required.

• May be required to draw blood into computerized systems.

• Enters data such as released test results, patient demographics, physician's name and test requested.

• Relays results to staff as required.

• Prepares specimens for testing.

• Prepares stains and reagents.

• Process specimens to include receiving, sorting, matching, prioritizing, labeling, and shipping.

• Maintains printers and faxes, time stamps, and other equipment in the work area.

• Answers telephones and relays released test results.

• Registers patients, and collects fees and bills.

• Gives patients instructions and provides specimen containers.

• Trains and orients new employees as necessary.

• Performs other related duties as necessary.

• This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

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