The Laboratory Assistant/Courier is the Departmentâs primary support system and is responsible for procuring blood samples from patients, for preserving the integrity of specimens and for proper transporting, processing and preparation of all samples. Support from Laboratory Assistants also includes clerical functions such as answering telephone inquiries from other departments of the facility, dissemination of laboratory reports and communicating with referral laboratories utilized by the department. Â Â Â
Minimum Education:â¢High School diploma or equivalency. Minimum Experience/Knowledge:â¢One-year experience in Phlebotomy preferably in an acute care facility setting. Required License/Certification:â¢Phlebotomy certificate.â¢Fire and Safety Certification. If no card upon hire, one must be obtained within 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewal before expiration date.
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