Northwell Health Medical Laboratory Assistant - Varying Shifts in New Hyde Park, New York
Req Number 001VWS
Job Category General Clerical/Secretarial
Performs routine clerical tasks related to laboratory.
Receives specimens from internal/external suppliers. May retrieve specimens from other hospital departments, as required.
Accessions patient specimens into laboratory computer system. Enters patient demographics and relevant information into laboratory computer system.
Enters/scans units of blood and/or blood components into department computer system.
Triages specimen for handling or release. Centrifuges specimens, as required.
Processes specimen using designated equipment.
Performs designated equipment maintenance including cleaning, emptying waste, and replenishing supplies, as required.
Maintains inventory of reagents and other supplies. Places orders for supplies through department computer system.
Responds to inquiries regarding specimen handling, test results, patient preparation, problem specimens, etc.
Operates the pneumatic tube system, as needed.
Prepares, distributes and files reports, as requested.
Performs related duties, as required.
High School Diploma or equivalent, required. Coursework in general science/mathematics, required.
Prior laboratory/client service experience, required.
Ability to operate office and minor laboratory equipment, required.
Ability to communicate effectively and follow instructions.