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Pathology Lab Assistant - Casper, WY

Company: Summit Pathology Laboratories, Inc.
Location: Casper
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Summit Pathology Laboratories Is looking to add an -enthusiastic team player to our fast - - paced, growing Pathology Company, as a Lab Assistant/Hospital Tech at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY.As a Lab Assistant/Hospital Tech you will work closely with Pathologists and hospital staff to provide exceptional care to patients through assisting with processing and preparation of surgical and cytology specimens. -Responsibilities and Duties

  • Responsible for assessing specimen quality, making necessary corrections, and preparing the specimen for processing or grossing.
  • Responsible for accessioning specimens into the supported LIS system. Data entry.
  • Demonstrates absolute accuracy in the identification and accessioning of numbers and names.
  • Accurate quality control of requisitions.
  • Assist on routine needle procedures including fine needle aspirations, CT bxs, and endo procedures. Responsible for slide preparation and staining.
  • Assist with frozen section specimens from the operating rooms.
  • Handle inventory, upkeep, and organization of the offsite gross rooms.
  • Routinely interacts with hospital staff and/or answers and triages phone calls. Must demonstrate -positive customer interactions and proper phone etiquette.
  • Works and communicates cooperatively with team members to identify and complete lab responsibilities and meet department goals.
  • Participates in department activities to improve patient care/lab systems, shares new information with all team members, attends team meetings and effectively orients/mentors new staff as requested.
  • Follows all procedures and policies and demonstrates competency and proficiency as required.
  • Follows safety standards in all aspects of performance of the above functions, reports/removes unsafe equipment and attends safety education sessions.
  • In addition to the responsibilities described above, the role may include other responsibilities and duties as assigned on occasion, based upon Summit Pathology needs or requirements.Minimum Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Education/experience: An earned associate degree (or higher) in a laboratory science obtained from an accredited institution. Bachelor's degree preferred.
    • Ability to work independently and to effectively problem-solve issues.
    • Ability to organize work and meet deadlines.
    • Ability to maintain necessary level of confidentiality to protect patient privacy.
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Competency and accuracy using multiple computer systems.
    • Knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, including medical terminology.
    • Previous data entry or laboratory/healthcare experience preferred.Benefits for a full time employee are as follows:
      • Salary for this position is $20.00/hour
      • Five (5) Medical Insurance Options by Cigna
      • Four (4) Dental Insurance Options by Cigna or Alpha Dental
      • Vision Insurance by Cigna
      • 401k by Ascensus
      • Paid Time Off &Holiday PayPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: Summit Pathology Laboratories, Inc., Casper , Pathology Lab Assistant - Casper, WY, Healthcare , Casper, Wyoming

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