Lab Technician

American Family Care, Inc. Gadsden , AL 35901

Posted 3 days ago

Summary

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

Qualifications

  • Phlebotomy certification preferred

  • Medical Laboratory Technician degree preferred

Education and Experience

  • High school degree or equivalent
  • 6 months- 1 year related experience or training

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

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Lab Technician

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