Laboratory Asst PRN- (Shift-3am-7am or 3:30am-12noon)

  • Company: Hospital Corporation of America
  • Location: Richmond, Virginia
  • Posted: December 07, 2017
  • Reference ID: 00035-39759
Johnston-Willis Hospital, a 292-bed acute care facility, is located in the upbeat, North Chesterfield area, a short drive from Chesterfield Town Center, offering an abundance of restaurants and shops. Johnston-Willis Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortune's 100, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!

Among other awards and certifications, the Joint Commission has awarded Johnston-Willis Hospital the Gold Seal of Approval and named us a Top Performer on surgical care , perinatal care, pneumonia, heart attack, and hip and knee replacement. Our ER is also the only state-authorized Level III Trauma Center in Chesterfield County.

Johnston-Willis Hospital performs more da VinciĀ® robotic surgeries than any other single facility in Central Virginia and is the first in Virginia to be designated as a Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery (COERS) by the Surgical Review Corporation .

Job Description:

1. Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines. Reviews all posted policy changes as required.
2. Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision.
3. Demonstrates initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines. Accurately performs tasks when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities.
4. Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory training annually and as required within set deadlines.

5. Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This includes specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department.

6. Organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}.
7. I nvestigates/resolves specimen collection problems using Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and specimen tracking tool when appropriate. Documents action taken appropriately and communicates actions to appropriate individuals.
8. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures.

9. Demonstrates cultural competence by being able to explain procedures by utilizing communication interventions as appropriate for all customers across all ages and populations.

10. Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to patient identification and effective communication with other care givers.
Required - Phlebotomy Experience or Training, Excellent customer service skills
Preferred - At least 1 year experience in phlebotomy. Specimen handling experience a plus.

Required - High School Diploma, Phlebotomy training
Preferred - Phlebotomy training from an approved school. Phlebotomy certification.

Preferred- ASCP/ASPT certified phlebotomist or equivalent; Continuing education to meet ASCP guidelines

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