Job Title: Lab Assistant
Company: Good Samaritan Hospital
City/State: Suffern, NY
Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical
Union Name: 1199 - UHCWE
Position: Per Diem
Shift: Per Diem
Req #: 7043
Posted Date: Aug 16, 2023
Hiring Range: $25.86
The Lab Assistant has knowledge of laboratory practices, specimen integrity & stability, federal and state requirements for laboratory operations, and applicable accreditation standards. Ability to operate laboratory centrifuges, perform a variety of blood collection techniques including venous and capillary collections.
- Receive specimens, place orders, add test, delete test, spin down, separate and distribute specimens to the proper departments.
- Prepare specimen to send to reference labs.
- Answer telephone calls from unit Nurses, Internal/External Physicians, and their concerns regarding specimen problems.
- Complete all duties as assigned.
NHA, ASCP or equivalent Experience Preferred: 1 years of phlebotomy experience.
High-school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor degree in Business or IT related field preferred.
If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.
Good Samaritan Hospital
Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, is a 286-bed hospital providing emergency, medical, surgical, obstetrical/gynecological and acute-care services to residents of Rockland and southern Orange counties in New York; and northern Bergen County, NJ. The hospital is home to a recognized cardiovascular program, comprehensive cancer-treatment services, the area’s leading Wound and Hyperbaric Institute and outstanding maternal/child services that includes a Children’s Diagnostic Center. Good Samaritan Hospital also provides social, psychiatric and substance-abuse services and its certified home-care agency supports residents of the Hudson Valley and beyond.