Clinical Lab Assistant - 3:30-12am - Sign on Bonus
Optum Medical Care
Location: Brewster, New York
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: CLINI006606
SIGN ON BONUS - $5,000
General Statement of Duties: Performs pre-analytical accessioning and labeling of specimens for the Clinical laboratory sections. Assists with specimen processing in non-critical areas of the Laboratory. Assists with non-licensed work in the General laboratory.
Physical Demands: Requires a full range of motion including manual and finger dexterity and eye-hand coordination. Frequent standing, walking and sitting for long periods of time is required. Must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 30 lbs. Requires visual acuity and normal color perception.
Working Conditions: Exposure to communicable diseases and toxic substances, ionizing radiation, medicinal preparations, and other conditions common to a medical group and laboratory environment
Responsibilities: (This list may not contain all the duties assigned and can change)
o Manage in-house pending sample lists.
o Retrieve, store, and dispose of samples properly according to regulations.
o Centrifuge, aliquot and label specimens using best practice to ensure no identification errors.
o Assists with specimen processing if needed.
o Assist technicians and technologists with technical processes and testing procedures.
o Follow correct procedures and SOP's to ensure compliance.
o Replenish supplies as needed to maintain and effectively manage inventory.
o Maintains accurate and complete documentation for all testing, QC, and other materials.
o Assist colleagues with inventory control to ensure supplies are plentiful.
o Cap samples upon completion of testing and store in the correct area of the lab for ease of future recall.
o Unload samples from all instruments across different platforms and store correctly.
o Assist leadership to maintain inventory (counts, receipt, storage, etc.) documentation.
o Complete all refrigerator temperature charts as requested.
o Follow up with any outstanding accessions for in-house and send out labs.
o Assist technicians and technologists in loading samples on the analyzers and other technical process as needed.
o Performs related work as required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of laboratory techniques to perform specimen processing. Knowledge of container and minimum volume requirements for testing. Knowledge of environmental conditions that effect or alter specimens and test results. Skill in labeling and dispersing specimens to the appropriate stations. Skill interacting with medical staff. Skill in using multiple computer systems and knowledge of how they work together.
Qualifications / Education:
* High School Graduate or equivalent.
* Previous laboratory experience preferred.
* Strong communication skills.
* Proficient in Microsoft Office.
* Strong computer skills.
Ability to multi-task
Full COVID-19 vaccination is an essential requirement of this role. CareMount will adhere to all federal, state and local regulations as well as all client requirements and will obtain necessary proof of vaccination prior to employment to ensure compliance.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. CareMount is an EO employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability
CareMount Medical, P.C. is New York State’s premier multispecialty medical group, providing comprehensive care of the highest quality to over 665,000 patients. CareMount has more than 45 locations throughout Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Columbia, and Ulster counties and New York City. CareMount’s 650 physicians and advanced practice professionals cover more than 50 medical specialties. CareMount is affiliated with world-class medical institutions, including Massachusetts General Hospital and Northwell Health. CareMount offers on-site laboratory/radiology services, endoscopy and infusion suites, and operates eight urgent-care centers. CareMount physicians are featured in respected Top Doctors and Best Doctors listings, nationally and regionally. For additional information please visit: www.caremountmedical.com.