Wanting to help people and looking for an exciting career in the health care industry? As the largest workforce solutions provider, Adecco Medical & Science offers career advancement and competitive benefit packages for all our contingent workers! We are currently in need of a LABORATORY ASSISTANT III to join our work force in the location of Palo Alto, CA! Apply with us today if you're looking for a career, not just a job!
Job Title: Labotory Assistant III
Under the direct supervision of theParatechnical Supervisor or the Section Supervisor is responsible for accessioning, receiving and specimen processing, answering phones, faxing results upon request, report distribution and phlebotomy.
Assists in the training of new employees and/or students as needed. Completes assignments with accuracy and in a timely manner without comprising the quality of the patient sample.
Exercises good judgment in recognizing and correcting irregularities and/or unusual requests. Performs other miscellaneous duties or special projects as assigned. Complies with all aspects of the job according to written procedure.
Essential Duties and Job Functions: Answers telephones, responds to inquiries regarding status of testing, giving out results, transferring calls as necessary, answering all inquires in a polite and efficient manner.
Accurately taking results from Reference labs. Print reports and faxes; send viaUSmail or interdepartmental mail as requested. Receives samples via the pneumatic system, couriers, patients, or other hospital personnel.
Deals with patient's samples in an appropriate and efficient manner, distributing to the appropriate area of the laboratory or routing to other hospital departments as necessary according to procedure. Accessions patient information accurately into Laboratory computer system.
Checks all requests for proper and accurate patient information.
Consults with Supervisor, Lead or Technologist when unclear or unusual requests received. Notifies physicians, nursing units, clinics etc. when sample received is either inappropriate for testing or otherwise compromised. Independently resolves problems encountered in routine work.
Recognizes problems or requests which require Supervisor and/or Technologist assistance when appropriate.
High School Diploma or equivalent Phlebotomy Certificate 1 to 2 years recent phlebotomy experience 1 to 2 years lab experience preferred.
The ability to communicate fluently in English, both orally and in writing strong interpersonal and organization skills Data Entry Skills.
Hourly Pay Rate: 24.00
*Phlebotomy Certificate Required