Parkview North Hospital Clinical Lab Assistant in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Parkview Regional Medical Center-Warsaw Med Complex Lab Patient Care Support - Full Time, Days, 40 hours/week Posted 2019-01-10 Req # 139296 Summary Performs phlebotomy, arterial draws and point of care testing. Prepares specimens for referral to other laboratories. Inventories, orders and stocks lab supplies. Performs waived and moderately complex laboratory testing, accurately following laboratory procedures for test performance, quality control, reagent preparation, and instrument maintenance. Processes registrations for all patients. Conducts professional patient interviews obtaining demographic, financial and biographical information. Processes registrations in an efficient, accurate and timely manner. Performs EKG procedures, documenting electrophysiological variations of the heart muscle. Procedures include diagnostic EKG#s, stress procedures, event monitors, Holter monitors, and ambulatory BP monitors. Assures highest level of quality for the interpreting physician to make an accurate diagnosis. Education Must be a high school graduate or the equivalent with a GED. Must successfully complete Parkview Health Lab support services and Clinical Lab assistant classes by the end of the first year of employment. Must meet one of the following requirements: Associate Degree in a laboratory science such as Chemistry, Microbiology or Biology; OR Certified phlebotomist; OR Vet tech; OR EMT/Paramedic; OR Certified Medical Assistant; OR other patient care related experience (as evaluated by hiring leader). # Patient Access classes must be completed and successfully passed during initial training period. Any specific procedures done that require additional training must be completed following those class guidelines and time frames. Must successfully complete the 12 Lead EKG training course within 3 months of hire into the position. Certified graduates of a recognized Clinical or Medical Lab Assistant program will not need to complete the Lab Support Service or Clinical Lab Assistant classes upon hire. # Experience Phlebotomy Certification (PBT - ASCP or other nationally recognized certifying body) preferred. CPR required. Previous clinical lab experience preferred. # Education