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Technical Lab Assistant (TLA) / Copley Lab Pathology / Day shift / Full-time

Company: Careerbuilder-US
Location: San Diego
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

HoursShift Start Time:7 AMShift End Time:3:30 PMAdditional Shift Information:Full-time (1.0) Position. 8-hour day shift.Weekend Requirements:As NeededOn-Call Required:No
What You Will DoProvides the technical knowledge, expertise and judgment required to support the Sharp HealthCare (SHC) mission and scope of laboratory services.Required Qualifications

  • H.S. Diploma or Equivalent
  • Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Science OREssential Functions
    • Documentation and processing of lab resultsAssists with pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical test processes.Completes assigned duties and responsibilities without error using written policies, procedures and other appropriate resources.Performs new procedures and policies within acceptable training time intervals; meets department turnaround time goals.Evaluates work (e.g., billing, charting) performed for accuracy and verifies any questionable findings with thorough investigation and appropriate follow-through and seeks supervisory assistance and guidance as appropriate.Performs additional duties as assigned.Performs clerical functions related to patient reception, noninvasive sample collection, and able to demonstrate assessment of work related factors with regard to patient age and population specific groups.
    • Equipment managementUtilizes equipment (including phone, copier, fax, printer, etc.), analyzers, products, and other tools per manufacturer's and training instructions and according to established procedures; facilitates issue resolution.Demonstrates competency and efficient use of tool applications (IT, PC, other system/software) and equipment to produce the end product.Performs and validates required preventive and corrective maintenance on equipment/analyzers/tools.Reports and documents equipment/tool/reagent issues and failures.Actively manages inventory and demonstrates ability to evaluate consumables (reagent/supply) inventory to prevent shortages; alerts ordering personnel.Removes defective equipment/analyzers from use, documents problem, and notifies appropriate personnel for repair; verifies equipment/analyzers inspections are up-to-date. Follows through on problem resolution and validates equipment/analyzers performance post repair.Verifies equipment safety inspections are up-to-date.
    • Quality assuranceCommunicates clearly using tools Closed Loop and SBAR.Completes and validates daily position tasks within expected timeframes to meet QA indicator goal expectations.Identifies errors and follows-through with investigation, correction, documentation, and notification to appropriate caregiver and lab leadership.Demonstrates process of self-discovery, including knowledge of strengths and weaknesses and views deficiencies as opportunities for growth; sets goals for self-improvement.Receives feedback well and provides thoughtful feedback to others.Proactively initiates communication and works cooperatively with others to successfully complete work assignments.Establishes effective working relationships between internal and external customers.Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability in work practices and adjusts to unscheduled situations.Positively embraces and is receptive to change and actively participates in the process.Performs additional duties as assigned.Assists with performance of pre-analytical, analytical, and post-analytical quality control systems and data processing under the direct supervision of licensed lab personnel.Assists with Quality Control procedures as directed by the clinical lab scientist with indicated corrective action and resolution as appropriate.Proactively and appropriately notifies clinical lab scientist or supervisor when delays may result in not meeting expected turnaround time for specimen collection and testing processes.Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected classH.S. Diploma or Equivalent; Associate's Degree

Keywords: Careerbuilder-US, San Diego , Technical Lab Assistant (TLA) / Copley Lab Pathology / Day shift / Full-time, IT / Software / Systems , San Diego, California

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