American Family Care, Inc. Gadsden , AL 35901
Perform routine tests in medical laboratory to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Properly start lab equipment daily; Perform maintenance on equipment as scheduled
Maintain daily log; document all requests and results of lab work accurately
Draw blood from patients finger, ear lobe, or vein, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood samples
Perform laboratory tests according to written instructions
Inform physician of lab results; recognize abnormalities and notify physician
Perform daily quality control and cleaning procedures according to guidelines
Order and stock supplies weekly
Respond to all lab messages and call back requests; share responsibility of call back sheets
Maintain complete and accurate documentation.
Utilize lab software, microscope as well as any other lab equipment according to the proper procedure and instruction.
Collect specimen from the patient utilizing the approved equipment, sequence and procedure.
Rotate among various clinical services such as lab, nursing and x-ray.
Perform all drug screening procedures in accordance with established rules and regulations.
Observe safety and security procedures; promote a safe and pleasant work environment.
Report potentially unsafe conditions to management.
Regular attendance to ensure efficient clinic operations
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
Other Duties and Responsibilities
Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to request for service and assistance
Treats people with respect, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity
Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands
Phlebotomy certification preferred
Medical Laboratory Technician degree preferred
Education and Experience
Physical Demands/Work Environment
Standing for long periods regularly
Occasionally required to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
Must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
Potential exposure to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles