Obtains blood specimens from patients and delivers specimens to the laboratory and/or sends through the transport system. Correctly identifies patients and specimens. Processes and prepares samples in the laboratory for testing.
MLA certification from a nationally recognized credentialing agency (i.e. ASCP or AMT) preferred. Associates Degree preferred, with a minimum of 6 semester hours of chemistry and 6 semester hours of biology, but not required.
Previous work experience strongly preferred.
Must have excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a fast paced environment, requiring prioritizing and changing tasks frequently and quickly. Must be able to maintain absolute confidentiality in the handling of patient information Absolute integrity and accuracy in patient identification process. May be required to complete HeartSaver CPR by the end of the orientation period.