Wellforce Lab Support Technician in Lowell, Massachusetts
We are hiring per diem Lab Support Technicians, rotating shifts, across various locations!
Locations include: Billerica and Lowell – Main Campus and Saints
Position Summary: The Lab Support Technician performs venipuncture and other specimen collections, order entry, processing, and/or reporting. 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.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Phlebotomy Experience required
What We Offer:
Competitive salaries & benefits
Free on-campus parking
About Lowell General Hospital:
Lowell General Hospital is an independent, not-for-profit community hospital serving the Greater Lowell area and surrounding communities. With two primary campuses located in Lowell, Massachusetts, we are the second largest community hospital in Massachusetts. We have the latest state-of-the-art technology and a full range of medical and surgical services for patients, from newborns to seniors. We are also a proud member of Circle Health and in collaboration with the medical community it is our promise to provide our patients with Complete connected care SM Circle Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer.