Outreach Lab Assistant III-P, Day Shift - South Bay Lab

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Day - 08 Hour (United States of America)

This is a Stanford Health Care job.

A Brief Overview
Under supervisor's, direction the Outreach Lab Assistant III-P is responsible for accessioning, receiving, specimen processing and phlebotomy. Performs non-technical laboratory duties such as responding to patient and physician inquires, forwarding test results and distributing reports, sample preparation, equipment and machinery monitoring.

Stanford Health Care

What you will do
  • Accessions patient information into Laboratory information system(s). Checks all requests for proper and accurate patient information Consults with Supervisor or
    Technologist if request is problematic. Notifies physician, nursing unit, clinic, etc. if sample received is inappropriate or compromised.
  • Adheres to all safety/health regulatory and state/federal legal requirements and the policies, operating procedures, and Services Standard of the Hospitals.
  • Assists in the routine monitoring of laboratory equipment and temperature controlled units, as well as working conditions. Reports any equipment problems or irregularities i.e. temperature reading is outside the assigned acceptable or established ranges.
  • Maintains assigned logs and records for all Laboratory transactions and information in accordance with department and regulatory requirements.
  • Performs all patients' draws in a timely and efficient manner. Follows laboratory policy for all
    STAT draw requests.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs venipunctures and skin punctures to obtain blood specimens from patients according
    to the approved laboratory procedure. Validates patient information, confirms patient
    identification, and obtains specimens utilizing the proper age-specific and sample type
    technique and equipment.
  • Provides training and orientation to new Lab Assistants. Orients new employees to general lab
    procedures and trains them on non-technical duties.
  • Receives and processes all specimens following the approved laboratory procedures. Ensures
    patient samples are distributed to the appropriate areas of the laboratory or routed to other
    hospital sections as required.
  • Resolves problems encountered in routine work using knowledge of department processes,
    protocols, and fundamentals of the services provided by the Laboratory.

Education Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent

Experience Qualifications
  • 1 year of directly related experience

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to foster effective working relationships and build consensus
  • Ability to organize, prioritize, multi-task, and adapt to changing priorities
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics
  • Ability to speak and write English effectively at a level appropriate for the job
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software used in functional area

Licenses and Certifications
  • CPT

These principles apply to ALL employees:

SHC Commitment to Providing an Exceptional Patient & Family Experience

Stanford Health Care sets a high standard for delivering value and an exceptional experience for our patients and families. Candidates for employment and existing employees must adopt and execute C-I-CARE standards for all of patients, families and towards each other. C-I-CARE is the foundation of Stanford's patient-experience and represents a framework for patient-centered interactions. Simply put, we do what it takes to enable and empower patients and families to focus on health, healing and recovery.

You will do this by executing against our three experience pillars, from the patient and family's perspective:

  • Know Me: Anticipate my needs and status to deliver effective care
  • Show Me the Way: Guide and prompt my actions to arrive at better outcomes and better health
  • Coordinate for Me: Own the complexity of my care through coordination

Equal Opportunity Employer Stanford Health Care (SHC) strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all of its policies and practices, including the area of employment. Accordingly, SHC does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity and/or expression, religion, age, national or ethnic origin, political beliefs, marital status, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, or disability, or the perception of any of the above. People of all genders, members of all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Qualified applicants with criminal convictions will be considered after an individualized assessment of the conviction and the job requirements.