Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
    11/12/2020
  • Job ID:
    20025462
  • Job Family
    Laboratory
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description
Lab Assistant - Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth
Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028
Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX
  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.
  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  
Work Hours/Shift:
Full Time
Thursday  5:30am - 6:00pm
Friday       4am - 4:30pm
Sunday     4am - 4:30pm
You Will Be Responsible For:
  • Obtains blood specimens accurately and quickly using proper technique with attention to patient care and safety and promptly delivers specimens to the laboratory for the reporting of results.
  • Correctly identifies patient and labels specimens according to procedure manual, 100% of the time, as observed by supervisor. *
  • Reports to the floor to obtain specimens according to urgency of request and promptly returns specimen to laboratory as observed by supervisor with no more than 4 variances per year. *
  • Collects specimens using proper technique to avoid hematomas, short draws, hemolysis, etc., at all times, with a minimum of "couldn't gets," as observed by supervisor with no more than 7 variances per year. *
  • Exercises good judgment in handling unusual circumstances (i.e., drawing near IV site, A-lines, etc.) and notifies appropriate tech in each instance, as observed by supervisor with no more than 4 variances per year. *
  • Checks for discrepancies in orders and resolves any that exist, signing only after patient is drawn, as outlined in phlebotomy manual and documented on checklist no more than 6 variances per year. *
  • Recognizes and addresses growth and developmental changes and needs in caring for and providing treatment to neonatal, pediatric, and geriatric patients. *
  • Follows all related policies and procedures as outlined by THH lab. *
  • Screens and refers all incoming calls and department visitors in a timely manner.
  • Answers the telephone promptly and courteously, identifying self and department at all times.
  • Assists all visitors or callers, routing to appropriate department within 5 minutes of receiving call.
  • Maintains accurate telephone messages for department personnel and routing of same in a timely manner.
  • Promotes a safe working environment by regimented clean up and adherence to safety manuals.
  • Cleans drawing room before the end of each shift, as observed by supervisor with no more than 4 variances per year. *
  • Protects self and co-workers by practicing safety precautions as established in safety and infection control manuals. *
  • Keeps phlebotomy tray clean and organized as observed by supervisor with no more than 4 variances per year. *
  • Facilitates effective ongoing communication both within the lab and with other departments to ensure efficient departmental operation. 
  • Answers telephone and pages promptly in a courteous manner, identifying self and department at all times.
  • Demonstrates good judgment in directing phone calls or questions to the appropriate department or individual with no more than 6 variances per year.
  • Assists as necessary in orientation and training of new employees as documented on training checklists.
  • Relays information to on-coming shift, making sure department is covered prior to leaving as observed by supervisor with no more than 6 variances per year.
  • Performs a variety of clerical tasks to ensure smooth operation of department.
  • Restocks drawing room supplies daily, emergency department or nursery as needed.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of computer functions and a willingness to fill in for secretarial assistant when necessary, as observed by supervisor. *
Qualifications
What You Will Need:
  • High school graduate or equivalence required.
  • 3-6 months of experience in a hospital setting required.
  • 1 year of experience in a hospital setting preferred.
  • PBT(ASCP) or equivalent preferred.
Job Summary:
Collects and processes specimens according to established protocols on all patient populations.  Performs associated clerical and computer functions as required.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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