QUALIFICATIONS High school graduate or equivalent with strong organizational and interpersonal skills. Ability to deal with co workers of all ages firmly, fairly, tactfully and diplomatically. Possess a strong working knowledge of Medical terminology as it relates to the Laboratory and all the diagnostic processes. Strong computer skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
WORKING CONDITIONS High stress position with exposure to dangerous infectious materials, odorous chemicals and specimens. May be exposed to low levels of radiation, electrical hazards and low levels of carcinogens. High exposure to needles and sharps. All working reagents containing hazardous materials listed in detail in the "Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Manual" available to all employees. Incumbent is responsible for this information. This individual is responsible for a variety of standardized procedures requiring constant mental concentration. This individual interacts with patients. Must be able to use independent judgment in solving common problems. Understands collection priorities such as STAT, ASAP, Timed. Possesses ability to plan, organize and prioritize work assignments. Physically able to stand for long periods, endure walking and ability to work under stressful conditions. Must have adequate vision to perform the job. (i.e. color blind test)
Physical Effort Required: Strength: Light Push: Occasionally Pull: Occasionally Carry: Occasionally Lift: Occasionally Sit: Occasionally Stand: Frequently Walk: Occasionally