Job Title: Specimen Processing Tech - PT Every other weekend
Location: Christiana Lower Level
City, State: Newark, Delaware
Christiana Care is a major teaching hospital and is recognized as a regional center for excellence in cardiology, cancer, and women's health services. The system is home to Delaware's only Level I trauma center, the only center of its kind between Philadelphia and Baltimore. Christiana Care also features a Level 3 neonatal intensive care unit, the only delivering hospital in the state to offer this level of care for newborns. A not-for-profit, non-sectarian health system, Christiana Care includes two hospitals with more than 1,100 patient beds, a home health care service, preventive medicine, rehabilitation services, a network of primary care physicians and an extensive range of outpatient services.
Christiana Care Health System is currently seeking a Specimen Processing Tech. This position is located at the Christiana Hospital
This position is Part Time and requires a commitment of 16 hours per pay, every other weekend. The shifts can be day or evening based on department needs.
The primary function of the Specimen Processing Tech is to sort, verify and order tests for laboratory specimens.
In addition, the Specimen Processing Tech verifies match of request slip and specimen. Utilizes patient demographics, medical record number, financial number, physician and encounter for accurate identification. Prints identification label and affixes to proper specimen container.
Utilizes proper alternate guarantor screens for pediatric and geriatric patients. Orders correct blood tests for future rounds on the correct patient for the correct time. Follows all established LIS downtime procedures. Picks up and delivers lab specimens as needed. Maintains equipment and supplies. Answers telephone calls from physicians, nurses and laboratory personnel. When required, gives test results in an efficient, knowledgeable and courteous manner.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
High school graduate
Two years applicable clinical experience or equivalent college courses in the health care field such biology, pathology, biochemistry.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.
Work Shift: DayShf,Rotat Day/Even
Position Type: Lab Services
Job Requisition #: 40794BR
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