Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Allegheny Health Network

**Job Description :**

**GENERAL OVERVIEW**

Receives, prepares, and processes specimens delivered to the laboratory. Responsible for answering telephone inquiries and stocking supplies.

**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. Stocks supplies (5%)

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

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

+ Orders, performs and results waived testing. (5%)

+ Performs other duties as assigned or required.

**QUALIFICATIONS**

**Minimum**

+ High School diploma or equivalent required.

**Preferred**

+ Graduate of a medical assistant program or a phlebotomy program receiving a medical assistant or phlebotomy certificate preferred.

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Req ID: J196225

Jefferson Hills, Pennsylvania

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