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Lab Technician

Coastal Pediatric Associates Mount Pleasant, SC
  • Expired: January 22, 2020. Applications are no longer accepted.


To perform waived and moderate complexity tests in a clinical laboratory for use in the treatment and diagnosis of disease.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  (includes but is not limited to):

  • Perform routine tests in clinical laboratories for use in treatment and diagnosis of disease using standard techniques and equipment
  • Perform related duties in laboratory to include storing and labeling specimens and using manual and automatic equipment to prepare specimen and perform analytical tests
  • Understand and comply with laboratory Quality and Control and Quality Assurance policies and procedure for instrumentation and testing
  • Maintain records which demonstrate that proficiency testing samples are tested in the same manner as patient specimens
  • Prepare solutions, reagents and stains following the standard laboratory formulas and procedures
  • Maintain detailed records of tests performed and report laboratory test results to appropriate personnel; recognize Quality Control shifts and trends to take appropriate action whenever necessary
  • Calibrate and perform routine maintenance on test equipment, clean and sterilize laboratory equipment, glassware and instruments, maintain laboratory supply chemical sand glassware; perform routine maintenance on equipment
  • Follow up on patient lab specimens sent to reference laboratories for results
  • Collect blood specimens from patients using venipuncture, heel stick or finger stick
  • Carry out Point-of-Care Testing waived tests and urinalysis without microscope
  • Utilize CPA and laboratory information systems and software
  • Interact in a professional manner with doctors, mid-level providers, nurses, CMAs, and other personnel to provide technical guidance and address concerns
  • Respect the privacy of patients by maintaining patient confidentiality at all times
  • Receive accurate information on all patients and update all demographic fields required
  • Performs special projects for the Senior Director of Administrative Operations as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned


Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Willingness to work in Mount Pleasant, West Ashley, James Island, North Charleston, and Summerville offices as needed
  • Experience involving patient contact, customer service in a medical setting, strong communication skills including both verbal and written skills
  • Basic knowledge of Medical terminology
  • Working knowledge of laboratory and CPA computer systems
  • Basic knowledge of laboratory safely and infection control procedure and practice including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling
  • Ability to demonstrate required dexterity, knowledge and ability to complete assigned laboratory tasks and skills, attention to detail and compliance with all appropriate regulatory and safety requirements
  • Understanding of CPA office policies and procedures
  • Good communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Knowledge of medical office operations
  • Ability to problem solve with professionalism
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees

Coastal Pediatric Associates


Mount Pleasant, SC
29464 USA