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Laboratory Assistant II

Company: Beaumont Health
Location: Troy
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

As the largest not-for-profit health care system serving Michigan, we offer a world of opportunity within our expansive system. We have more nationally ranked hospitals than any other health system in the state, including six that are Magnet --recognized. In total, Beaumont has eight hospitals and 155 outpatient sites that provide diverse practice settings located in communities throughout southeastern Michigan and the greater Detroit metropolitan area. GENERAL SUMMARY:This is a part-time midnight shift position in the Chemistry Lab at the Troy Campus.Processing of specimens received in various Labs. May have equipment maintenance and quality control duties. May handle hazardous chemicals. May perform some data entry, answering phones, inventory, and filing. Duties may include responsibilities specific to assigned department and may vary dependent on assigned site/departmentESSENTIAL DUTIES: Processing specimens: As appropriate for each lab, this may include responsibilities of a Lab Assistant I, plus setting up some cultures, waived testing, reporting results.Equipment maintenance, quality control responsibilities, ordering and maintaining correct chemical levels. This may include the responsibilities of a Lab Assistant I, plus more complex responsibilities.Communicates with healthcare personnel outside of department with regard to reports, clarification of requests, other problems related to specimens, requests, and testing delaysClerical functions to maintain required records, files, and reports pertinent to the functions of a lab. Registration data entry, test order entry, chart review, statistical logs, filing slides, etc. Retrieve incomplete work logsInventory, order and receive supplies, rotate stock.Participates in:Patient and Family-Centered Care cultureQ.I./process improvements, data collection, QC documentation, and/or CAP surveys as applicable to the assigned department. Staff activities of a High Reliability Organization (HRO)Staff meetings and committee meetings as assignedAssists in training new hires as applicable/assignedCost effectiveness: Efficient use of time in completing tasks accurately and timely. Mindful of appropriate use of laboratory funds through purchase requests and the observance of wasteful use of supplies.Other duties as assigned.This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.BENEFITS STATEMENT:Beaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.NEW On-demand pay program - powered by PayactivGenerous paid time off, holidays and flexible schedulingOur employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and servicesExceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plansRelocation assistance Generous retirement savings, disability insurance, identify theft protection and even home and auto insuranceSTANDARD QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.Education / Training: High school diploma or equivalent required. Recommend online education tutorials in introductory Laboratory topics. Work Experience: Minimum 6 months laboratory/Laboratory Assistant I experience. Certification, Licensure, Registration:None. Other Qualifications: Computer/keyboard skills. Familiarity with Medical Terminology and medical processes. Experience as a Laboratory Assistant I recommended if appropriate to assigned department.WORKING CONDITIONS: Physical Effort: Frequent walking between various hospital areas to deliver specimens. Long periods of standing while at various workstations. Frequent lifting of up to 25 pounds. Work Environment: Works in a laboratory and is exposed to a variety of reagents, toxins, fumes, odors and infections agents.Potential risk of an exposure to hazardous medications or waste materials of hazardous medications.Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

Keywords: Beaumont Health, Troy , Laboratory Assistant II, Other , Troy, Michigan

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