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Tenet Healthcare Lab Assistant I Per Diem Night Shift Central Campus in Phoenix, Arizona

Abrazo Central Campus (located at 19th Avenue and Bethany Home Road in Phoenix), a 221-bed acute care facility and teaching hospital, has been providing quality care to patients in the Phoenix community for more than 50 years. Abrazo Central Campus has received many notable awards and accolades from national organizations including Gold Plus and Target Stroke; Honor Roll Awards from the American Heart and American Stroke Association; Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospital by Truven Health Analytics; Chest Pain Accreditation with PCI from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care; and the Donor Network Award for “Outstanding Operating Room,” among others. Abrazo Central Campus is recognized for comprehensive cardiovascular care, neuroscience services including NICO BrainPath technology, orthopedics, women’s health, radiology, and 24-hour emergency care, with more than 800 affiliated physicians on staff offering a wide range of medical specialties.

Laboratory Assistant I Per Diem Night Shift Central Campus

Performs routine technical and clerical functions. Performs venipuncture, specimen receipt and distribution of laboratory specimens; may perform

CLIA waived laboratory tests. Performs specimen receipt and distribution of laboratory specimens, labels tubes and specimen containers, collects

specimens and performs simple tests under supervision. Performs phlebotomist duties as assigned.

May operate simple lab equipment under supervision. Assists pathologists as needed. Prepares solutions, labels tubes and specimen containers,

collects specimens and performs simple tests under supervision. Processes anatomic pathology and cytology specimens. Obtains blood

specimens for all age groups serviced. Uses, maintains and cleans laboratory equipment and uses protective equipment to protect form exposure

to chemical, radiation and infectious hazards. Must be knowledgeable of emergency procedures.

SKILLS REQUIRED:

Interpersonal skills to interact in a professional and competent manner using effective listening, verbal and written communications with patients,

clients, laboratory colleagues and other healthcare professionals.

Service orientation actively looking for ways to care through respect, courtesy, empathy and warmth when communicating with patients and clients.

Aware of response to others by using feedback, listening skills, verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

Team-work skills contributing to departmental success.

Operate basic laboratory equipment, computers and medical software.

Accurate data entry into medical software.

Attention to detail to verify relevant data and process specimens ensuring appropriate specimens are handled, packaged and shipped to the

designated laboratory according to established protocols and specimen integrity.

Understands the pre-analytical variables that affect laboratory specimens.

Correct application of laboratory medical terminology and measurements.

Organizational, planning, and prioritization skills to handle multiple tasks and accomplish work accurately and timely.

Demonstrates problem solving by taking the appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns.

Capable of handling multiple priorities in a high volume setting.

MINIMUM EDUCATION: High school diploma or equivalent required.

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: Ability to complete blood draws independently within six-weeks of hire.

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: 6 months of laboratory experience.

Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians

Organization: Abrazo Central Campus

Title: Lab Assistant I Per Diem Night Shift Central Campus

Location: AZ-Phoenix

Requisition ID: 2005032560

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