Overview: OHC seeks a self-directed professional Lab Assistant to provide compassionate care in a high acuity Outpatient Oncology Infusion Specialty office and is looking to advance their career. Responsibilities include rooming patients and obtaining vitals, collecting specimens, charting in the EMR system, cleaning and stocking patient rooms, answering patient questions and taking phone calls, assisting the physician and providing the best possible patient experience.
OHC is leading the region in quality, value-based care while providing compassionate and personalized medicine at the right time, the right place and the right treatment for every patient.
We offer a team-focused environment, competitive pay, limited weekends, strong benefits package including employer contributions for HSA and 401K, paid time off, paid holidays and support for continuing education and development.
About the company: OHC has served as the region's premier provider of treatments for cancer and blood disorders, offering a wide range of services and state-of-the-art treatments and technologies, as well as being nationally recognized for cutting edge clinical research breakthroughs in Southwest Ohio area for over 30 years. Serving patients close to home through our Cancer Centers of Excellence in Fairfield, Hamilton, West side of Cincinnati, Blue Ash, Kenwood, and Eastgate, Ohio. OHC puts patients first by delivering compassionate and convenient care, tailored to meet a patient's medical and personal needs. Responsibilities: Job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Collects appropriate specimens from patients as ordered.
Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, test report logs, quality control logs, equipment records and checklists.
Performs specimen analysis of all chemistry, hematology, immunology specimens as directed.
Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using in patient testing.
Preps patients as necessary (e.g., taking vital signs)
Assists with testing procedures according to procedure guidelines.
Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house. Processes incoming orders for lab testing. Processes in-house and in-coming results for charting. Charts patient results in a timely manner.
Update and file all daily paperwork, lab logs and maintenance logs.
Arrange for transfusion of blood products when ordered by physician. Operates designated laboratory equipment as directed.
Uses equipment effectively, skillfully and efficiently. Maintains equipment and work area as directed. Performs testing under CLIA guidelines for personnel.
Performs daily, weekly and monthly instrument maintenance as indicated. Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrator, and reagents
Identifies troubleshooting procedures and calls technical services as needed. Implements and complies with safety and quality assurance standards.
Complies with regulatory agency standards. Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and Universal Precaution procedures.
Properly disposes of hazardous materials. Maintains a clean working environment and restocks the laboratory area as needed.
Performs phlebotomy and sample collection procedures as needed.
Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff.
Responsible for performing CLIA Waived or Moderately complexity testing under close supervision.
Qualifications: The ideal candidate is empathetic, highly organized, friendly, flexible and able to multi-task. Position requirements include:
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Position is entry level and requires no experience.