Laboratory Assistant - Laboratory Processing
Company: William Backus Hospital
Posted on: June 4, 2021
Work where every moment matters.
Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to
work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every
moment matters here. We invite you to become part of Connecticut's
most comprehensive healthcare network.
Hartford Hospital is one of the largest and most respected
teaching hospitals New England. We are a Level 1 Trauma Center that
provides cutting edge treatment to its patients. This is made
possible by being home to the largest robotic surgery center in the
Northeast and the Center for Education, Simulation and Innovation
(CESI), one of the most-advanced medical simulation training
centers in the world. When hospitals cannot provide the advanced
care, expertise and new treatment options their patients require,
they turn to us.
Specimen Processing is an integral department of the laboratory.
A Laboratory Assistant reports to the section supervisor. Primary
job responsibilities include:
* Processes specimens (blood, urine, stool, etc.) in accordance
with laboratory policy. * Properly handles specimens in a timely
manner while ensuring accuracy of data entry into the laboratory
information system. * Responsible for preparing specimens where
testing is not performed at Hartford Hospital to reference
laboratories. * Handles add-on laboratory orders for specimens
already collected. * Sample archiving * Works effectively with the
customer to answer specimen or other laboratory related questions
in a timely manner to ensure the best patient care. * High school
diploma or equivalent required. * Math/Science concentration
preferred. * Must be able to read, speak and write the English
language. * Must have computer skills, word processing skills and
excellent interpersonal skills. * Must have ability to work
independently and as part of a team. * Ability to organize multiple
tasks, concentrate and pay attention to detail in a busy, fast
paced environment. * Excellent customer service skills a must and
We take great care of careers.
With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers
exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you
are part of an organization on the cutting edge - helping to bring
new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education
to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving
organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a
competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.
Every moment matters. And this is your moment.
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