UPMC Lab Assistant in New Castle, Pennsylvania

Description

UPMC Jameson is hiring a full-time Lab Assistant! This role would be scheduled for day shifts, with rotating weekends and holidays.

You would have the opportunity to plant/process microbiology specimens and perform routine clerical functions in the microbiology laboratory.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the processing of cytology specimens, when assigned.

  • Coordinates filing and retrieval of cytology slides.

  • Fills laboratory supply orders for physician offices.

  • Keep a record of expiration dates and restocks nursing units.

  • Perform all aspects of specimen processing for gyn and non-gyn specimens.

  • Perform routine clerical functions by maintaining accurate and complete cytology records of test results.

  • Provide in date STD collection devices and GC plates.

  • Accessions Histology Specimens

  • Completely procure venipuncture specimens on outpatients and/or inpatients

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Knowledge of biology/chemistry gained through high school science courses.

  • Certification from an accredited Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant program preferred.

  • Minimum 6 months experience performing phlebotomy preferred.

  • Medical terminology knowledge and laboratory information system experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal

  • Act 73 FBI Clearance

  • Basic Life Support

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities REQNUMBER: 592911