Provides technical support to the lab by receiving/processing requisitions/specimens and ordering specified lab tests according to standard operating procedures. Responds to phone requests and enters lab test data into computer.
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.
Keyboarding experience, 40 wpm preferred. Candidate must have excellent communication skills with the ability to work in a fast paced, customer service oriented environment, requiring prioritizing and changing tasks frequently and quickly. Must be able to maintain absolute confidentiality in the handling of patient information. Able to work in a high stress environment with little/no downtime. Must be able to work in a team setting and maintain absolute confidentiality in the handling of patient information. Absolute integrity and accuracy in patient identification process. Position may require flexibility related to the end of shift as shift end time may vary with workload.