Company: TridentUSA Health Services
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: June 12, 2021
TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Upon specimen arrival, properly marks the location of testing
for each ordered test on the accompanying requisition.
Ensures that the correct specimen is collected for each test
ordered, and that the tube types submitted are written in the left
margin of the requisition.
- Ensures that the patient's full name, date/time of collection,
and phlebotomist' number are filled in on the requisition, and that
the specimen bar codes (with appropriate letter prefix) are placed
on all patient specimens.
- Responsible for informing a facility, and filling out
appropriate paperwork, if a redraw is needed due to: PT & PTT that
are QNS; missing or incorrectly spelled name on requisition or
specimen; mislabeled accession number and/or name; specimen not
Taking a redraw order from a CLS if any specimen is unsuitable
for the test ordered, due to the integrity, quantity and/or
suitability of the specimen for the lab test required.
Ensures that all patient requisitions are scanned into the
Properly centrifuges all appropriate specimens for correct times
to insure adequate serum or plasma for required testing.
Routes in-house specimens to correct lab benches for
Routes reference lab specimens, with a copy of the requisition,
to the reference lab desk for inclusion into the TRK Sendout
Manifest for the Burbank lab.
Prepares reference lab coolers correctly, with proper paperwork,
and according to federal guidelines for "Biological Substances -
Prepares a copy of the DL requisition for any local reference
lab with the DL account number, and tests to be done by this lab
Whether a cooler is sent to the airport or a courier must be
sent to a local reference lab, Dispatch must be notified for the
Regularly reviews in-house testing areas for completed specimens
so they can electronically store them for any future add-on tests
- Proper Personnel Protective Equipment (PPE) must be worn at all
times to protect the processor from any infectious material.
- High School Diploma or equivalent and minimum of 2 months of
training in specimen collection if no prior experience noted.
- Proper knowledge of specimen collection appropriate to the test
ordered, i.e., requirements for lab test(s)
- Awareness of the factors that influence test results
- Knowledge of medical (laboratory) terminology helpful
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