DaVita Office Lab Assistant in LAS VEGAS, Nevada

Office Lab Assistant

Description

DaVita Medical Group manages and operates medical groups and affiliated physician networks in California, Nevada, New Mexico, Florida, Colorado and Washington in its pursuit to deliver excellent-quality health care in a dignified and compassionate manner. As of June 30, 2016 DaVita Medical Group (formerly HealthCare Partners) provided integrated care management for approximately 760,000 patients. DaVita Medical Group’s leadership development initiatives and social responsibility efforts have been recognized by Fortune, Modern Healthcare, Newsweek and WorldBlu.

We are committed to bringing the benefits of coordinated care to our patients and to taking a leading role in the transformation of the national healthcare delivery system to assure quality, access, and affordable care for all.

If you're looking to make a difference with a large, financially stable, well-recognized medical group, DaVita Medical Group may be the employer for you.

Overview:

Assisting in the routine processing and testing needed in the diagnosis and treatment of disease and to perform phlebotomy as needed.

Essential Functions:

  • Assists with receiving, logging and collecting specimens. Prepare specimens for technical testing.

  • Performs daily temperature check for the refrigerators, freezers and ambient air.

  • Processes all samples each day for immediate disposition to the main laboratory or reference laboratory.

  • Ensures proper patient identification and collection of each sample, urine, blood, etc.

  • Spins and properly separates blood samples for disposition to the main laboratory or reference laboratory.

  • Records each laboratory request in log books or in the computer

  • Maintains a current copy of the reference laboratory's sample requirements

  • Maintains a current listing of insurance for laboratory request.

  • provides instruction to patients on sample requirements

  • Assists the Medical Assistant in performing phlebotomy as needed

  • Files reports and laboratory requests

  • Prepares labels for slides and stains slides

  • Changes and prepares various solutions and stains

  • Operates, cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment, glassware and instrumentation. Cleans work area.

  • Answers telephone, takes messages and provides routing laboratory information.Checks inventory of supplies and assist in placing orders.

  • Maintains patient confidentiality

  • Load and unload specimen on the analyzer as assigned.

  • Perform testing on moderate complexity tests under direct supervision and where training is documented.

  • Can not release any test results.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education:

  • High school diploma or GED

Experience:

  • Must be licensed by the State of Nevada as an Office Laboratory Assistant

  • Minimum of 1 year in the field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • A courteous and polite demeanor with patients and fellow employees.

  • Display dependability and initiative in job performance and skilled in exercising sound judgment, problem-solving and objective decision making.

  • Must have strong communication, interpersonal and leadership skills.

  • demonstrates compliance with company standards, policies and procedures.

Primary Location NV-LAS VEGAS - 89103

Req ID: 302129