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Lead Medical Lab Assistant/Specimen Processing

Company: Ascension
Location: Novi
Posted on: September 11, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Join our family of dedicated, highly valued Lead Medical Lab Assistants/Specimen Processors at Ascension!!

As a Lead Medical Lab Assistant, you are an essential part of our success stories within our Healthcare system. Our Medical Lab Assistants represent the face of the laboratory. If you have leadership and excellent customer service skills and want to make a difference, we want you!

Work Schedule:
Primarily day shift, 7am to 3:30pm, rotating weekends and holidays.

What You Will Do:

Lead assigned staff in performing activities or tasks in phlebotomy services.

  • Lead or coordinate shift operations of assigned activities, resources, and/or associates.
  • Serve as a technical or functional resource and perform similar duties with staff.
  • Assign, monitor and review progress of work. Monitor and report compliance with policies and/or procedures.
  • Oversee and evaluate orientation and training of assigned associates. May provide input in the review and evaluation of staff performance.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Medical Laboratory Assistant credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) preferred.
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) preferred.
  • BLS Provider credentialed from the American Heart Association (AHA) preferred.
  • Certification specializing in Phlebotomy credentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) preferred.
  • Phlebotomy Tech preferred.

Education:

  • High school Diploma/GED.

Work Experience:

  • 2 years experience required.
Additional Preferences:

2+ years experience in laboratory preferred, great customer service skills, ability to multi-task efficiently, and able to communicate clearly and effectively.

 

-The position can flex between all shifts and will be responsible to fill in gaps in the schedule for call-ins, by making calls to processing associates to check their availability or covering themselves (currently done by Lead or manager)

-The position will be in charge of training of all new staff where there can be different processes that need a specialized expert during hours of operation i.e, doing transit lists, including reference lab sendouts, handling “uncommon occurrences” with specimens, making the 6 week and 2 week bench rotation schedules.  

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Michigan employs over 20,000 compassionate caregivers across 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities. Our care teams are dedicated to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of the communities we serve. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, we invite you to apply today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension SE Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:

https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_%20English_formattedESQA508c.pdf

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.

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Keywords: Ascension, Novi , Lead Medical Lab Assistant/Specimen Processing, Other , Novi, Michigan

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