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Lab Technician

Company: Epiphany Dermatology
Location: Waco
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

At Epiphany Dermatology, we're working hard to make sure everybody has immediate access to the best skin care possible regardless of location, insurance type, financial status, or scheduling needs. To accomplish this, we know we need the right people in our corner.Our employees are the key to our success and the reason why we were able to grow from a single location in 2015 to over 60 clinics spanning across 11 states today. We invest in our employees' development and when they join the Epiphany Dermatology team it's a career, not just another job.What we are looking for:The Laboratory Assistant is instrumental in providing a variety of support functions that are critical is assisting the Lab Manager and helping ensure smooth operations of the lab. The Laboratory Assistant functions as an integral and collaborative member of the healthcare team, displaying professional behavior and communicating effectively with others. The MA must demonstrate competency in all skills related macroscopic and microscopic tissue processing. Lab Assistants are responsible for ensuring lab support is appropriately met by performing the following duties:What you'll do:Laboratory tasks related to receiving, organizing, and preparing patient tissue samples for macroscopic evaluation by the Grossing Technician. These include (but not limited do: Confirming patient identity, accessioning specimens and preparing and correctly labeling specimen blocks.Gross entry - Assisting with entering information provided by the Grossing Technician into the patient's electronic medical record.Laboratory tasks related to receiving, organizing, and preparing patient tissue samples for microscopic evaluation by the Dermatopathologist. These include Correctly labeling completed slides and slide packaging and send-out.Assisting with laboratory send-outs to include slide and block requests.General lab maintenance to include slide and block organization and storage and Maintenance of CLIA required records and documentation.Assistance with completing and maintaining all compliance related paperwork to include temperature and humidity information, chemical reagent log sheets, patient information logs, and quality assurance forms.Adhering to all safety protocols.Provides excellent customer service by greeting them in a competent and courteous, in person or on the telephone and answering or referring inquires.Responsible for accurately and timely completing documentation using both Electronic Medical Record and any required paper documentation while ensuring patient confidentiality.Ensures that blood/body fluids, biohazard materials, needle containers and potentially infectious waste are appropriately disposed of, according to infection control guidelines.Monitors expiration dates and takes action accordingly. Recognizes usage trends affecting unit supplies and makes recommendations for adjustments.Participates in staff meetings and workgroups by providing constructive input for practice improvements and solutions.Other duties as assigned.If you're a hard worker with excellent team member skills who understands the importance of doing your best ... we want to talk to you!Interested candidates should have/be:Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to work with an Electronic Health Record and other related E-Systems.High school diploma or general education degree (GED).Prior anatomic pathology laboratory preferred, but not required.Detail-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks, following through to completion.Identifies self-learning needs related to job description and seeks out appropriate resources to meet learning needs.Maintains regular, reliable and on-site attendance as scheduled by your supervisor.Maintains positive relationships with patients/families, peers, vendors and other team members.Work Environment and Physical Requirements:Medical office, procedure/exam room and laboratory environment may include exposure to communicable diseases, bloodborne pathogens, biohazards or toxic substances. Daily activities may include standing, walking, sitting, bending and lifting items up to 30 lbs.Benefits:We offer generous benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Employee Discounts, FSA/Dependent care, HSA, PTO, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Accident, Life plus more.

Keywords: Epiphany Dermatology, Waco , Lab Technician, Professions , Waco, Texas

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