Wexford, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Allegheny Health Network

**Job Description :**

GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Receives, prepares, and processes all specimens delivered to the laboratory.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

+ Registers patients and performs test order entry into laboratory information system accurately and efficiently to ensure proper testing and charges of patient account. (55%)

+ Verifies specimen identification and prepares and processes specimens according to department procedures and protocols. (25%)

+ Maintains the cleanliness of the work area and adequate supplies for efficient laboratory operations. (5%)

+ Provides support such as answering telephones, faxing reports, and send-outs. (5%)

+ Operates and maintains instrumentation, recognizes problems and takes appropriate action. (5%)

+ Mentors MLA students in specimen processing utilizing WPAHS policies and procedures. (5%)

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Minimum

+ 3 months experience in a clinical laboratory setting, registration, medical terminology which may include experience acquired in conjunction with a training or degree program

Preferred

+ Laboratory training program or degree in clinical sciences

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Req ID: J175357

Wexford, Pennsylvania

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