Catholic Health Initiatives Chattanooga , TN 37402
Job Summary / Purpose
Under the direction of the Pathology Manager and Supervisors or the Lead Technicians the Lab Assistant Assists in specimen collection, monitoring of Pathology specimens, clerical duties, receptionist duties, processing of specimens, generates computer reports, order enter of tests, liaison to customers using Memorial Hospital Pathology, participates in inventory control, Assists in Frozen Section, and other procedures in the department.
Essential Key Job Responsibilities
Patients, accurately labels specimens while accessioning.
And hospital education in-service's within the required time frame, assumes responsibility for reading
Assures the correct specimen and quantity of specimen is submitted for analysis.
Participates in an approved competency program that demonstrates knowledge and skill and includes
specimen collection, specimen processing, and care of patients of all ages.
Appropriately including taking and delivering messages promptly and accurately and/or routing each call
accounts, etc. with minimum technologist assistance.
Identifies specimen/requisitions discrepancies and resolve by calling for specimen or request as needed.
Continually makes best use of time during their shift by assuming responsibility for communicating pertinent
information with co-workers; completion of starting of shift, coordinating lunch/breaks and daily tasks in a
manner which meets the needs of the laboratory.
to complete assigned tasks or duties.
Order all tests and correct tests, unbag specimens documenting specimens, receiving and missing or wrong
Specimens received, label specimen with the correct bar code labels, deliver specimens Pathology/Cytology
for Testing in a timely manner.
clients should be called to notify them of the discrepancies.
Scan and QC requisition into Pathology LIS System.
Perform other duties as requested
Demonstrates a commitment to service, organization values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at all times
Adheres to and exhibits our core values:
Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for all creation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God and acknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us.
Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honesty and sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness.
Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others in their sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members of the human community.
Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue; continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintains confidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times
Adheres to organizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines
Works collaboratively and supports efforts of team members
Demonstrates exceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians, patients, residents, visitors, staff and the broader health care community
Catholic Health Initiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers CBCHI
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you may be required to provide information about your criminal history in order to be considered for this position.