Lab Technician

American Family Care, Inc. Opelika, AL
Summary

Perform routine tests in medical laboratory to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

* Properly start lab equipment daily; Perform maintenance on equipment as scheduled

* Maintain daily log; document all requests and results of lab work accurately

* Draw blood from patients finger, ear lobe, or vein, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood samples

* Perform laboratory tests according to written instructions

* Inform physician of lab results; recognize abnormalities and notify physician

* Perform daily quality control and cleaning procedures according to guidelines

* Order and stock supplies weekly

* Respond to all lab messages and call back requests; share responsibility of call back sheets

* Maintain complete and accurate documentation.

* Utilize lab software, microscope as well as any other lab equipment according to the proper procedure and instruction.

* Collect specimen from the patient utilizing the approved equipment, sequence and procedure.

* Rotate among various clinical services such as lab, nursing and x-ray.

* Perform all drug screening procedures in accordance with established rules and regulations.

* Observe safety and security procedures; promote a safe and pleasant work environment.

* Report potentially unsafe conditions to management.

* Regular attendance to ensure efficient clinic operations

* Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

Other Duties and Responsibilities

* Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to request for service and assistance

* Treats people with respect, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity

* Adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands

Qualifications

* Phlebotomy certification preferred

* Technician degree preferred

Education and Experience

* High school degree or equivalent

* 6 months- 1 year related experience or training

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