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Laboratory Technician

Company: Pediatric Associates
Location: Hialeah
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.Performs laboratory testing procedures in Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Serology, Microbiology and Spirometry. Reports laboratory results to a healthcare clinician. Alerts the healthcare clinician of any critical or out of range values. Documents critical reports.Performs phlebotomy including venipuncture, finger sticks and heel sticks for patients ranging in age from newborn to 18 or 20 years old.Prepares specimens for reference lab send outs including labeling, resulting and billing information.Performs and documents daily/weekly/monthly quality control including instrument maintenance. Maintains inventory of lab supplies; reorders and stocks supplies.May cross train to assist Medical Assistants.QUALIFICATIONSEDUCATION: Minimum High School Diploma or equivalent required. Graduation from accredited Medical Assistant or LPN program preferred.EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 year of experience in a healthcare setting required.LICENSURE / CERTIFICATIONCPR requiredMedical Assistant certification preferred KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESKnowledge of laboratory quality control requirementsKnowledge of basic medical terminologyKnowledge of universal precaution procedures in medical safety practicesPhlebotomy skillsAbility to communicate and maintain effective working relationships with patients, employees and the public Ability to assess emergency situations and act accordinglyTYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONSPatient-facingIndoor workOperating computerExposure to hazardsReach outward, reach above shoulderManual DexterityLift/Carry 10 lbs. or lessSitting, walking, squat or kneel, bendingOTHER PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSVisionSense of soundSense of smellSense of touchAbility to wear personal protective equipment (PPE)PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTSReports laboratory results correctly, accurately and in a timely manner to healthcare clinicians.Adhere to all organizational information security policies and protect all sensitive information including but not limited to ePHI and PHI (Protected Health Information) in accordance with organizational policy, Federal, State, and local regulations.

Keywords: Pediatric Associates, Hialeah , Laboratory Technician, Professions , Hialeah, Florida

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