Carle Foundation Hospital Referred Testing Lab Asst in Urbana, Illinois

Referred Testing Lab Asst

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Department

Laboratory

Shift

Days

Schedule

Full-time

Hours

Mon-Fri 8:30am-5pm (Rotating Call, Weekned, Holidays.

Job Details

POSITION SUMMARYThe Referred Testing Lab Assistant orders, packages and ships all specimens being sent to reference laboratories for testing. Ensures that all incoming results from reference laboratories are accurately entered into the Laboratory computer system or the EMR. Maintains certification to ship biohazardous substances. Serves as a resource to providers, nurses and other staff. Researches esoteric tests to determine laboratories that perform them, specimen type and shipping requirements. In addition, performs all duties of the processing lab assistant. Receives all laboratory specimens arriving from hospital, clinic and branches in LIS computer. Verifies that acceptance criteria are met with regard to patient identification, suitable specimen types, and recommended method of transport/storage. EDUCATIONHigh School Diploma/Equivalent required. LICENSURE/CERTIFICATIONCertification to ship biohazardous materials is required. Complete and maintain DOT Hazardous Material Security Training. Equal Opportunity Employer