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Lab Processor

Company: Interpath Laboratory
Location: Yakima
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Interpath Laboratory is looking for a friendly and energetic Phlebotomist/ Processor with outstanding people skills. Qualified candidates will have a collaborative team spirit and a willingness to support the needs of our patients as well as the goals of the job and the team.Position SummaryResponsible for all elements of the clinical laboratory operations from point of patient reception, specimen collection, specimen processing, and reporting for all entities owned or affiliated with Interpath Laboratory, Inc. within area.We are excited to share with you a short video that shows why the Interpath family is so special. Please click here:https://youtu.be/iMaXUt6s9rgEssential Job Functions

  • Administrative duties including excellent customer service to all patients, clients and employees. Answer phones in a timely manner following company standards on proper phone etiquette.
  • Monitor for instrumentation alarms and respond to them in a timely manner.
  • Maintain an awareness of surroundings as part of expectation to monitor for issues and safety hazards in the work environment.
  • Maintain a readiness to respond to colleague questions and instructions
  • Consistently monitors highly detailed information that requires a high degree of accuracy, including, but not limited to verifying specimen information, performing data entry, and properly identifying patients information to specimens.
  • Receive samples from clients and other Interpath sites.
  • Accurately process samples in timely manner to ensure Interpath meets established routine and Stat turnaround times.
  • Maintain specimen integrity from collection point and up to point transferred to technical staff.
  • Accurately translate physician orders and diagnoses.
  • Package samples for referral labs.
  • Print and distribute reports.
  • Follow established safety protocols.
  • Follow established daily checklist to ensure all tasks performed on schedule.
  • Understand and adhere to HIPAA policies, procedures and regulations to assure patient confidentiality.
  • Understand and practice Medicare rules regarding ABNs (Advance Beneficiary Notice).
  • Actively participate in departmental quality assurance monitors.
  • Follow all established Internal Quality protocols.
  • Judge adequacy of submitted specimens, using technical assistance if needed.
  • Is flexible in covering work shifts as needed on an as needed basis.
  • Perform other work related duties as assigned.Benefit Highlights:
    • Laboratory discounts for in house testing
    • Medical with In-Network & Custom Network discounts (No cost for employee only coverage)
    • Dental (No cost for employee only coverage)
    • 401(K) with discretionary employer match
    • Paid Time OffCandidate must comply with all state, local and federal rules, guidelines and requirements with respect to safety and health. This includes, but is not limited to any mandates with respect to the COVID-19 virus, such as PPE, testing, or vaccination rules, absent a legally recognized need for accommodation. Such accommodation requests should be promptly submitted to HR and will be reviewed and approved based on the circumstances presented.Education:High School graduate or equivalentLicensure/Certification: Washington state phlebotomy certificate Experience:Good communication skills; Accurate and detail oriented; Good organizational skillsInterpath Laboratory, Inc. is a family owned & operated, clinical and anatomic pathology laboratory with over 90 locations in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. We are the Northwests leading, innovative laboratory company dedicated to providing, rapid, reliable, and economical laboratory testing services and pride ourselves on building a vibrant work culture where building relationships, teamwork, curiosity, and positive attitudes are at the core! From a comprehensive benefits package to an ever evolving learning and development program which fosters career growth - we truly value our employees and are very proud of the work family that we have built since 1967.
        • Laboratory setting includes numerous automated machines that make humming and beeping sounds.
        • High level of staff activity and interaction in relatively close proximity.
        • Must be able to hear in order to monitor alarms and respond to any safety hazards in a timely manner.
        • Regularly exposed to infection by handling potentially infectious samples.
        • Wearing appropriate protective gear: Lab coat, gloves, goggles, and face shield.
        • Frequent bending and stooping.
        • Typically stands for extended period of times.
        • Lifting up to 30 pounds. OSHA Category:This position performs tasks that involve exposure to blood, body fluids and/or tissues. All employees performing these duties are offered the opportunity to receive the Hepatitis-B vaccination series.EOE Disabled/Veteran:Interpath Laboratory is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Keywords: Interpath Laboratory, Yakima , Lab Processor, Healthcare , Yakima, Washington

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