Title: Laboratory Assistant SeniorLocation: Hawaii-Lahaina-HI-Lahaina Medical Offices 910 Wainee St., Hawaii-Wailuku-lani Medical Offices 55 Lani Pkwy., Hawaii-Wailuku-Wailuku Medical Offices 80 Mahalani St.Here in Hawaii, the spirit of aloha permeates our daily actions and interactions. It's a welcoming spirit, and 1 that's alive and well at **MEMBERS ONLY**SIGN UP NOW***. Hawaii. Since 1958, we have proudly served our island communities as ohana. Today, each of us-from our financial professionals and IT teammates to our RNs and physicians on the frontline of care-contributes to that ongoing mission. If you're looking to be a part of our rich heritage of care, this is the place to put your beliefs into practice.Under direct supervision, performs clinical laboratory procedures and test using manual and automated equipment. Maintains required records and data. Assists laboratory technician and medical technologists.Key functions:• Obtains laboratory specimens such as blood, urine, and sputum directly from patient.• Using centrifuge, separates plasma or serum from whole blood; checks specimen acceptability for testing; labels, distributes, and stores samples appropriately; measures/weighs appropriate samples; provides info to technicians and technologists to be used in further laboratory testing.• Maintains and operates equipment such as centrifuges used to prepare samples for testing; keeps quality control maintenance charts on such equipment as well as refrigerators and freezers within department; tends automatic equipment as appropriate to prepare specimens for analytical testing.• Inoculates bacteriological specimens on culture media; prepares smears for staining.• Performs input of data via computer CRT/keyboard; handles inquiries on laboratory specimen requirements and handling; keeps detailed records of all tests performed; reports laboratory findings to authorized persons.• Assists in transporting items between laboratory, clinic and hospital locations; maintains packing/shipping training and certification as appropriate to remain in compliance with applicable regulations.• Performs authorized (e.g., CLIA waived) tests in various areas such as serology, hematology, chemistry, microbiology, histology and cytology using standard techniques and equipment as needed; (All tests performed must be certified and verified by supervisor or designee of assigned department as needed).• Performs bleeding time test under direct supervision.• Prepares solutions, reagents, and stains, following standard laboratory formulas and procedures; cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment and instruments; maintains laboratory stock of supplies and chemicals.• Keeps work area neat and clean.• Maintains customer focus; demonstrates principles of service excellence in all activities.Minimum experience:• 6 Mons of background in clinical laboratory setting with some Phlebotomy background• High-school diploma• Current Adult Heartsaver AED CPR or Adult CPR/AED certification• Demonstrated skills in specimen processing• Talking to co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone• Reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English• Training/giving and receiving instructions• Mathematical expertise, attention to detail (e.g. organization, prioritization, proofing), concentration, and alertnessPreferred Requirements:• One Year as Lab Assistant II or similar position• Background in broad spectrum of age-related phlebotomy areas (e.g., newborn, pediatric, geriatric)• Post high-school training/education with emphasis in science (e.g., biology, chemistry)• Phlebotomy training• Certified Clinical Laboratory Phlebotomist (CLPlb) by the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel, Inc. (NCA)• Certified Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)• Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in ms word processing, spreadsheet, and database PC applications
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Dr. Garfield's system of care integrated four core principles: group medical practice, prepayment of services, a focus on prevention, and a cornucopia of services under one roof. When he and industrialist Henry J. Kaiser joined forces in 1938, a partnership was born that set the course for the future.