Review patient documentation and ensure identity of patient.
Microscopically screen and diagnose gynecologic and non-gynecologic specimens for infectious, pre-malignant and malignant processes.
Perform all duties according to department procedures and licensing agencies (CLIA 88, ASCP, AOA, and C.A.P).
Perform both pre and post-analytical quality assurance protocols with daily documentation of results.
Assist Pathologist at non-gynecological FNA’s, Brochoscopies, and bone marrow aspirations, as requested.
Maintain professional relationship and good communication with prep personnel and other employees as appropriate.
Meets competency requirements, works rotating weekends, holidays and rotating fill-in for all shifts that become available due to illness or PTO requests.
Participates in the orientation and training of new staff as requested. Completes training documentation as required.
Provides courteous and professional direction and consultation to phlebotomists on technical topics.
Attends and participates in approved/requested committees and meetings.
Pulls various reports throughout the day to ensure complete, thorough and timely reporting of laboratory test results. Advises following shift about the status of any pending work.
Responds in a courteous and professional manner to client inquires and/or problems/complaints.
Helps to promote helpful and patient oriented working environment.
Makes contact with ordering physicians/departments as critical values, STAT reports, and similar circumstances present. Understands that time is of the essence in conveying such information to the ordering physician.
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Bachelor’s degree in biological sciences preferred.
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About Community Hospital
Community Hospital in Grand Junction, Colorado, is a full-service, acute care hospital licensed for 60 beds. As part of the Colorado West Healthcare System, we are a Level III Trauma Center that offers full outpatient diagnostic services and inpatient care for the Western Slope region of Colorado and eastern Utah. Community Hospital brings together expert staff and world-class technology in a healing, family-centered environment.
We provide a full range of medical services, including inpatient and outpatient surgery, and emergency care. We have comprehensive diagnostic capabilities: state-of-the-art ultrasound, CT (Philips Ingenuity 128 MDCT), digital mammography and cardiac testing. Community Hospital proudly partners with University of Utah Heath Care and Huntsman Cancer Institute to provide world-class medical and radiation oncology treatment right here at home.
Community Hospital is Joint Commission accredited. Our laboratory is College of American Pathologists-accredited. For those lab tests that we do not conduct on site, the Mayo Clinic is our exclusive partner for reference laboratory services.
We pride ourselves on delivering personalized care to our patients, an...d in working closely with our medical care providers in treating the whole person. This approach has resonated with our patients and we are growing to meet our community’s demand.
On October 15th, 2014, Community Hospital broke ground on a new four-story, 140,000 square foot, state-of-the-art facility. Our NEW hospital opened Thursday, March 17th, 2016!