Tufts Medicine Lab Support Technician in Lowell, Massachusetts
This is a fantastic opportunity for a Lab Support Tech to be part of a Magnet recognized community hospital, where our mission is to put patients first in everything we do. At Circle Health / Lowell General Hospital we have an ambitious vision to Be One of the Best Community Hospitals in America and our Lab Support Technicians play a key part in accomplishing this pursuit.
Hours: Per Diem - Evening
Duties & Responsibilities:
Accurately identifies patients and patient samples per policy.
Ensures accurate ordering of tests in Laboratory Information System, and clarifies confusing or incomplete orders.
Reviews workload to maintain a reasonable wait time of less than 20 minutes for the completion of most laboratory services.
Demonstrates proficiency in the collection of blood and other samples.
Demonstrates proficiency in performing EKG recordings.
Performs waived laboratory testing, including capillary glucose and hemoglobin.
Ensures specimen appropriateness and maintains specimen integrity through the specimen processing process.
Accurately reports test results, including timely communication of stat and critical results, with appropriate documentation in the LIS call queue.
Accurately distributes patient reports via faxing and/or prepares reports for mailing or courier delivery.
Assists with inventory management by documenting received and open dates on supplies as required by policy, and promptly notifying supervisor of low inventory.
Prepares biological samples, including centrifugation, storage, and packaging for transport to laboratory in accordance with safety policies.
Demonstrates proficient use of the Laboratory Information System.
Participates in training of new staff members.
Phlebotomy Experience required
High School Diploma or GED desired.
What We Offer:
Competitive salaries & benefits
403(b) retirement plan with company match
Free on-campus parking