Genesis Health System Lab Technician in Bettendorf, Iowa
Position Title: Lab Technician
Department: GHG-Moline Con Care Lab
Purpose: Provides quality phlebotomy and laboratory services for patients by following regulatory guidelines and requirements for specimen collection, handling, processing, test analysis, quality assurance, reporting, maintenance of equipment, and record keeping, while demonstrating Genesis Health System's standards of behavior.
Report To: Supervisor, Laboratory
Supervisory Responsibility: No Supervision: The job does not require the provision of guidance or supervision to others. There is no formal responsibility for directing others.
Materials Responsibility: Limited: Work requires limited responsibility for material resources. Examples of resources could include supplies, equipment, inventories, small budgets, and other similar material assets. The employee has a limited amount of control over these resources. The cost of errors is also limited in terms of damage, waste or financial loss. Problems associated with material resources are not complex. The volume of resources may vary, but the level of difficulty in dealing with these resources is uncomplicated.
Key Relationship: Co-workers/Health System Employees, Outside Agencies/Other Health Care Providers, Physicians/Medical Office Staff, Patients, Families, and Significant Others, Vendors/Clients, Auditors/Review Agencies
Education: High school plus additional course work up to 1 year
Field Of Study: Health Care Studies
Special Training: Basic Life Support
Training Preferred: Medical Assistant, Certified Phlebotomist, or other healthcare studies
Experience: Less than 1 year experience required.
Interpersonal Skills: Interaction is with a variety of people inside or outside the organization. Communications are of moderate difficulty and sensitivity. Contact with others may involve detailed & lengthy dialogues & exchanges of information. Requires a moderate amount of interpersonal skills. Interactions involve dealing with moderately complicated problem situations or stressful encounters.
Physical Demands: Moderate Intensity: Work requires moderate physical exertion. Forces exerted are equivalent to lifting between 10 and 25 pounds. Job requirements for manual dexterity or physical manipulation are also moderate. The need for physical stamina and endurance is of some significance. The degree of physical strain produced on the job is somewhat taxing, and maybe fatiguing. Work could involve a considerable amount of walking, standing, a confining or tiring work position, or periods of sitting in one position. However, freedom of movement does exist. The position exceeds these moderate intensity demands rarely, 10% of the time or less.
Working Conditions: There is exposure to moderately adverse and undesirable environmental conditions. There are some health and safety risks. Position may require safety equipment and precautions. The amount of time the employee may experience these moderate conditions is limited to 70% or less of the work day.
Possible Exposure to Blood Borne Pathogens: Yes