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Wellforce 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.

Reporting to Lab Supervisors the Lab Support Tech has the following responsibilities:

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.

Qualifications:

  • Phlebotomy Experience required

  • High School Diploma or GED desired.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salaries & benefits

  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Free on-campus parking

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