Laboratory Assistant Tulane Medical Center
From its humble beginnings in a church schoolroom, Tulane has emerged as a major academic center in the south by adhering to the aspirations of our founders. Simply put, we are in the business of caring for others and for defining the practice of medicine along the way.
At Tulane Medical Center, our mission statement reminds us that above all else we are committed to the care and improvement of human life. When we speak of our mission, we usually think about our dedication to patients and their families and our commitment to them. But we are also equally committed to our employees. You are part of an organization with a long history of compassion and service to patients. The degree to which we as an organization can provide quality healthcare service is highly dependent on how well you are able to perform your job.
We are committed to providing you a Healthy Work Environment and rewarding career. These principles reflect our commitment to you in five areas: Culture, Leadership, Voice, Compensation and Rewards, and Staffing.
As a member of the Tulane Medical Center (TMC) family, you can be assured of:
A safe place to work.
Having the tools, equipment and training necessary to perform your duties.
Open and available communication with your supervisors and the leadership of your facility.
A fair application of workplace policies, procedures and disciplinary proceedings.
Fair and understandable compensation and benefits
Under the direction of the Medical Laboratory Manager, Sr. Medical Technologist, or Medical Technologist, the Laboratory Assistant position properly identifies patients, performs phlebotomy and sends blood samples to laboratory technical areas for analysis. The lab assistant registers patient samples in the laboratory computer system, processes samples following proper laboratory techniques, and generates computer generated patient reports for charting and distribution. This position may perform special tests such as bleeding times and glucose tolerance tests and maintains records of tests performed and blood samples taken.
Licensure/Certification/Registration: LA state license or phlebotomy training certificate preferred
Education: High School Diploma or GED required
Experience: Graduation from an approved phlebotomy training program or 6 months work experience as a phlebotomist
Special qualifications: Must be able to successfully complete established competencies for the position within designated probationary period. Demonstrated skill as a phlebotomist and ability to perform data entry