SSM HEALTH Laboratory Assistant in Saint Louis, Missouri

Description Role Purpose: Under general supervision, performs a variety of general clerical duties to support the laboratory department, including receptionist and secretarial support, admission activities, and order entry processing. Performs phlebotomy and/or receive specimens. Correctly matches test orders to specimens and delivers to the proper departments in established time frames. Responsibilities: * Promotes an overall exceptional patient care experience by responding to requests in a timely manner and providing quality laboratory services in a professional, supportive environment. * Contributes to the overall clinical performance through efficient unit operations by following policies and procedures, reporting needed changes, and maintaining accurate documentation related to job duties. * Promotes exceptional safety and clinical outcomes by complying with procedures, rules and regulations such as infection control policies and procedures, document control, basic maintenance procedures and proper patient specimen identification protocol. * Contributes to the overall employee satisfaction by demonstrating an ownership of our department goals and vision by actively participating in staff meetings, project teams and surveys and offering assistance to others when needed. * Plays an active role in the financial performance through responsible use of department resources and efficient organization of workload. QualificationsMinimum Qualifications: * High School plus specialized training minimum of 6 monthsPreferred Qualifications: * Previous lab experienceEmployer's Job# 17008246Please visit job URL for more information about this opening and to view EOE statement.