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CENTRAL PROCESSING ASST

Company: UMass Memorial Health - Health HealthAlliance-Clin
Location: Leominster
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Title:Central Processing Assistant Department:Laboratory LC Requisition #: 213562 Hours: 32 Schedule: variable start times, rotate weekends, and holidays Union:Non-Union Posting Date: 04/08/2021Status:Non-exempt/Hourly Location:HealthAlliance, Leominster CampusHealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital is part of the UMass Memorial Health Care system.Serving northern central Massachusetts, we are committed to improving the health of people through excellence in care and comprehensive health services. Promoting healthy lifestyle habits, we serve as a role model by having a tobacco and smoke free campus and hiring nicotine free employees. By exploring careers with us, you are committed to giving your best to our patients, our community and everyone working on our HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital Care Team. Whatever your career choice, know that at HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital you can make a difference.Position Summary:This position is responsible for the procurement of blood specimens from patients for laboratory procedures. In addition to the collecting and transporting of the blood samples to the laboratory, the Central Processing Assistant is responsible for the processing of the specimens in preparation for analysis. The Central Processing Assistant is responsible for performing EKGs using the GE EKG carts and MUSE software program and for performing patient registration functions and insurance verification on outpatients. Major ResponsibilitiesProper identification of the patient using two identifies: patient name and date of birth.Perform a variety of routine and complex blood drawing procedures to include venipuncture and capillary puncture (finger and heel sticks) using standardized equipment.Respond to all STAT blood work requests within 30 minutes. Respond to all timed specimen requests within + / - 15 minutes.Utilize ROVER (positive patient identification system) for all inpatient blood draws.Perform EKGs using the GE EKG carts and the MUSE software program.Position Qualifications: Requires the ability to endure periods of heavy workload and stress. Must possess ability to coordinate eyes and hands to fingers rapidly and accurately in making precise movements with speed. Must possess good communication and customer service skills.High School diploma or equivalent. Successful completion of a certified phlebotomy course.Minimum: Completion of 120 hrs of clinical experience.Preferred: One year of phlebotomy experience with patients of all ages. LICENSES, CERTIFICATIONS, ETC. :None requiredPreferred: Phlebotomy certification through American Society of Clinical Pathology PBT(ASCP)Unless certification, licensure or registration is required, an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed in this description may be substituted for the above requirements. Department-specific competencies, including age-specific competencies and their measurements will be developed and maintained in the individual departments. The competencies will be maintained and attached to the departmental job description. Responsible managers will review competencies with position incumbents.

Keywords: UMass Memorial Health - Health HealthAlliance-Clin, Leominster , CENTRAL PROCESSING ASST, Other , Leominster, Massachusetts

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