HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Assistant in Terre Haute, Indiana

· Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines. Reviews all posted policy changes as required.

· Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision. · Demonstrates initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines. Accurately performs tasks when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities. · Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory training annually and as required within set deadlines. · Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This includes specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department. · Organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}. · Investigates/resolves specimen collection problems using Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and specimen tracking tool when appropriate. Documents action taken appropriately and communicates actions to appropriate individuals. · Demonstrates knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. · Demonstrates cultural competence by being able to explain procedures by utilizing communication interventions as appropriate for all customers across all ages and populations. · Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to patient identification and effective communication with other care givers.

EXPERIENCE Required - Phlebotomy Experience or Training, Excellent customer service skills Preferred - At least 1 year experience in phlebotomy. Specimen handling experience a plus.

EDUCATION Required - Phlebotomy training Preferred - Phlebotomy training from an approved school. Phlebotomy certification.

CERTIFICATION
Preferred- ASCP/ASPT certified phlebotomist or equivalent; Continuing education to meet ASCP guidelines

Title: Laboratory Assistant

Location: Indiana-Terre Haute-Terre Haute Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 00097-5303