Customer Service/Patient Care/ Human Resources: Evaluates and
prioritizes workload for efficient delivery of services.-- Keeps
the laboratory Technical Specialist, Team Leader and/or Lead Shift
Technologist informed of activities, including unusual patient data
or results.-- Provides clinical orientation and supervision for
students and new or less experienced laboratory personnel as
assigned.-- Uses problem solving skills and persistence to obtain
an acceptable outcome.
Communication: Establishes and maintains a working relationship
with the immediate supervisor for the position or shift worked to
promote efficient effective communication.-- Establishes and
maintains lines of communication with all staff.-- Promotes public
relations by maintaining a professional image and conduct in
interactions with other health care professionals, agencies and the
community.-- Practices effective telephone skills.-- Uses paging
system correctly and effectively.-- Participates in department
Technical Skills and Knowledge:-- Follows prescribed procedures and
operates instruments in assigned areas of the laboratory to
complete requested work according to lab standards.-- Demonstrates
age specific knowledge for tests performed.-- Collects lab
specimens from patients as required using prescribed patient
identification and collection procedures.-- Establishes and
maintains chain of custody for legal purposes.-- Proficiently uses
the laboratory inventory system (scanner and software)-- to order
supplies.-- Puts up supplies and maintains the supply room in a
neat and orderly fashion.-- Uses laboratory information system
(LIS) appropriately and efficiently.
Quality Assurance, Improvement and Control.-- Conducts established
quality control procedures to ensure the highest quality throughout
the lab functions.-- Evaluates results of quality control,
implements corrective action when indicated and documents
actions.-- Anticipates and recognizes errors.-- Evaluates
suitability of specimens for analysis.-- Participates in compliance
with all regulatory agencies (i.e. CAP, JCAHO, CLIA and--OSHA).
Personal and Professional Growth and Image: Attends educational
conferences and seminars to expand personal knowledge related to
Attendance and Dependability. Fewer than 5 occasions on a rolling
12-month period.-- Punctual as defined by department policy to
ensure that work is started and finishes on time.-- Follows
department rules regarding scheduling and schedule changes.
Demonstrates willingness to adjust schedule to meet departmental
Maintenance and Safety.-- Maintains clinical laboratory equipment
according to policy to ensure a safe and healthy work environment.
Maintains assigned areas in a clean and orderly manner.-- Puts up
supplies and stocks as needed.-- Follows policy for the Employee
injury, Infection Control, Hazard Surveillance and Chemical Hygiene
Programs.-- Participates in and recommends changes to the LIS and
Downtime Test Management system.
Financial Resources:-- Assists in cost control through efficient
use of supplies to maximize allocated resources.-- Practices
inventory control and orders supplies as needed.
Compliance/Policy Development. Reads and follows all organizational
and departmental policies and procedures to remain in good standing
with the organization and lead by example. Assists in updating
policy and procedure manuals.
Performs other duties as assigned to meet the organization`s
- Requisition ID: 2019-R0252172
- Schedule: Full-time
- Shift: Variable
- Market: CHI St. Joseph Health