HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Technician Assistant FT NIGHTS in Independence, Missouri

_Centerpoint Medical Center__–__Independence, MO_ _Lab Technician Assistant (LTA) - FT Nights_ Centerpoint Medical Centerfeatures 221 private rooms, state-of-the-art equipment and technology, and some of the latest clinical services available to patients. Along with our high-tech services, we also remain focused on providing compassionate care and the best possible customer service for our patients. In addition, we offer numerous features for visitors, including sleeper chairs in patient rooms, comfortable waiting areas, wireless internet access throughout the facility, and more.

Centerpoint Medical Centerfeatures the following: * Level II Trauma Center (the only one in eastern Jackson County) with 24/7 Emergency Services * An accredited Chest Pain Center and a variety of Cardiovascular Services * Orthopedic Services including Total Joints and Sports Medicine * An accredited Cancer Program and a state-of-the-art Breast Center with a nurse navigator * Neuroscience Services for the treatment of brain and spine disorders as well as injuries * Women’s Services, including the only Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit in eastern Jackson County to provide care for early or ill newborns and a labor and delivery unit * Outpatient Services, including a surgery center, advanced wound care center, sleep disorders center, imaging, rehab and more.* *


_Responsibilities:_ * Under the direct supervision of the Director/Section Manager/Coordinator/Operations Manager/Lead Technologist/Medical Technologist/Medical Laboratory Technician performs preanalytic testing responsibilities including clerical duties, data entry, specimen collection, and specimen processing. * Performs testing on blood and body fluids as defined by CLIA 1988. * Maintains inventory of supplies and reagents. * Maintains non-analytic equipment such as refrigerators, freezers, and centrifuges. * Maintains a safe work area. * Demonstrates professional work habits, positive interpersonal skills and great customer service. * Assist in training new staff as appropriate. * The Lab Technical Assistant processes specimens from birth to pediatric, pediatric/child patients between 1 to 11 years of age; adolescent patients between 12 to 17 years of age; adult patients between 18 to 64 years; and geriatric patients 65 years and older. * Performs other duties as assigned.

_Qualifications:_ * High school graduate or equivalent required. * Phlebotomy certification preferred. * One year experience in a medical laboratory required or college course work in biological/chemical sciences or graduate of phlebotomy course plus 6 months experience. * Six months computer keyboarding or equivalent preferred.

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Laboratory Technician Assistant FT NIGHTS

Location: Missouri-Independence-Centerpoint Medical Center

Requisition ID: 09726-49271