• Laboratory Assistant

    Recruiter : Full Name: First Last
    Kanikki Mix
    ID
    2019-14877
    Recruiter Phone
    703-225-1402
    Recruiter Extension
    1402
    City
    Dumfries
    Direct phone number
    7032251402
    Pos. Category
    Specialty Technicians - Lab Assistant
    Facility
    Belvoir Health Centers - Dumfries Clinic
  • Job Description

    Job Description:

     

    Distinctive/Spectrum Joint Venture has an opportunity for a Full Time Civilian Lab Assistant at the Dumfries Health Center in Dumfries, Virginia.

     

     

    JOB TITLE:          Laboratory Assistant

    DEPARTMENT:   Laboratory

     

     

    Position Overview: 

     

    This position provides laboratory services in support of patient care and treatment.

     

    Essential Functions:

     

    1. Prepares the phlebotomy area by ensuring adequate amounts of laboratory and administrative supplies are available at all times.

     

    1. Assists providers and nursing staff with ordering tests.

     

    1. Performs venous and capillary punctures for patients ranging in age from newborn to elderly.

     

    1. Maintains the physical privacy, confidentiality, and rights of patients at all times.

     

    1. Interacts professionally with patients and staff.

     

    1. Labels specimens with the patient’s name and identification number and ensures they match the laboratory requests.

     

    1. Handles and disposes of needles, other sharps, and bio-hazardous waste in accordance with clinic policies.

     

    1. Follows proper infection control procedures during each patient care event.

     

    1. Assists Laboratory Supervisor and Laboratory Technicians with other laboratory duties.

     

    1. Promotes a safe and secure clinic environment by keeping the Laboratory Department’s hallways, blood drawing room, and other work areas clean and free of obstacles.

     

    1. Collects specimens, as directed, including blood.

     

    1. Maintains cleanliness of laboratory area and equipment.

     

    1. Requisitions laboratory supplies to maintain adequate inventory.

     

    1. Properly documents all written test logs and the tracking system for in-house and reference laboratory requests.

     

    1. Perform other duties as needed and assigned.

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