Specimen Processing Technician - 20 Hours/Week - Day/Evening Shifts
Company: Christiana Care
Posted on: September 13, 2019
General Description :
Christiana Care Health System Laboratory Department is currently
recruiting for a Specimen Processing Technician to work 20 hours
per week on the day and evening shifts at Christiana Hospital. This
position will require you to work every other weekend and two
holidays per year. In this position, you will perform pre and post
analytical functions that support the testing of specimens received
in the General Laboratory.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Processes and sorts laboratory specimens and request slips.
Prints and properly affixes identification labels to all incoming
patient specimens. Prioritizes incoming work, ensuring samples for
stat testing are delivered to the appropriate laboratory section in
order to maintain stated turnaround times.
- Follows established protocols for receiving Christiana Care
phlebotomy collected specimens, including reconciliation of
tracking slips from other Christiana Care laboratories and outreach
- Follows established protocol for verification of Power Chart
requisition/specimen match for Emergency Department and in-house
nurse collected samples. Utilizes patient demographic information
such as name, date of birth, medical record number, financial
number, physician and encounter to ensure accurate
- Registers outpatient drop-off samples accurately in Soarian.
Selects the correct encounter and orders laboratory tests
accurately in the LIS. Accurately completes agency registrations
for drop-off samples.
- Handles all telephone requests in a courteous manner. When
appropriate, calls provider/nursing unit to clarify any confusion
or question regarding requisitions or samples received. Seeks
technical guidance from supervisor or laboratory MLS staff when
- Follows all established LIS downtime procedures.
- Maintains equipment and supplies.
- Performs assigned work safely, adhering to established
departmental safety rules and practices. Reports to supervisor, in
a timely manner, any unsafe activities, conditions, hazards, or
safety violations that may cause injury to oneself, other
employees, patients and visitors.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
- High school diploma required
- Two years applicable clinical experience or equivalent college
courses in the health care field
Christiana Hospital, Newark, Delaware. This 1,007-bed,
1.3-million-square-foot modern facility provides a level of care
only available in large-scale teaching hospitals. Christiana
Hospital includes Delaware's only Level-I Trauma center (as
verified by the American College of Surgeons), which is prepared to
handle the most extreme medical emergencies. In fact, it is the
only Level-I Trauma center on the East Coast corridor between
Baltimore and Philadelphia. Christiana Hospital has also been
nationally recognized in U.S. News and World Report's Best Regional
Hospitals rankings as #1 in Delaware and #3 in the Philadelphia
metro area, plus High Performing in 9 Adult Procedures/Conditions.
Academic medical center, Baltimore area, Best regional hospital,
Community-based medicine, Community health, Clinician, Delaware
hospital, Delaware's largest health system, Electronic medical
records, Epic EMRs, Everest Award-winner, In-patient, Level I
Trauma Center, Magnet -- designation, Nationally recognized,
Outpatient, Philadelphia area, Provider, Surgery center, Teaching
hospital, Wellness, Wilmington, Newark, U.S. New & World Report
ranking, Expert, Serve, Care, Healthcare, Respectful, Dover, Bear,
Middletown, Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach, Delmarva Peninsula, New
Castle, Elkton, Maryland, Glasgow, Hockessin, Brookside, Smyrna,
Pike Creek Valley, Milford, Claymont, Pike Creek, Wilmington Manor,
North Star, Seaford, Southeastern Pennsylvania, Southern New
Jersey, Vineland, Millville, West Chester, Kennett Square,
Swedesboro, Carneys Point, Woodstown, Salem, Elmer, Deptford
Township, Washington Township, Pitman, Glassboro, Franklin
Keywords: Christiana Care, Newark , Specimen Processing Technician - 20 Hours/Week - Day/Evening Shifts, Professions , Newark, Delaware
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