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Medical Laboratory Assistant

Louisiana Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Associates Baton Rouge, LA
  • Expired: 24 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Louisiana Internal Medicine & Pediatric Associates (LIMPA) is seeking a Medical Lab Assistant to join our team.

As a LIMPA Lab Assistant, you will perform various laboratory functions that support the In-House Lab, including phlebotomy; specimen receiving and processing into the LIS; centrifugation; aliquoting, labeling of specimens for examination by the Medical Lab Technician. Performs waived and assist in moderately complex procedures; maintain and monitor equipment.

Education

Required - High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred - Formal Phlebotomy Training

Work Experience

Required - Experience working in a controlled environment, following safety measures to minimize exposure to chemicals, body fluids, bloodborne pathogens, etc.

Preferred - One (1) Year Medical Lab/ Clinic or Hospital Based Phlebotomy Experience

Certifications

Required - Current License as a Laboratory Assistant or Laboratory Assistant Trainee in the State of Louisiana

The Laboratory Assistant Trainee license will only be valid for this position during the first 180 days from the date of hire. Louisiana License as a Laboratory Assistant must be acquired and submitted to LIMPA management within 180 days from date of hire

Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

• Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry and retrieval of information.

• Effective verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information clearly and professionally.

• Must be proficient with Windows-style applications, various software packages specific to role and keyboard. Knowledge of EPIC a plus!

• Strong interpersonal skills.

• Analytical skills necessary to operate laboratory computers, printers, and laboratory equipment.

• Judgment necessary to identify and solve problems as well as handle difficult situations.

• Self-directed with the ability to work independently.

• Ability to read and perform basic math calculations.

• Ability to manage stress in order to maintain a professional atmosphere and provide quality service.

Job Duties

• Performs specimen collection.

• Processes orders.

• Performs patient testing and specimen set up.

• Performs and documents quality control and meets all educational requirements.

• Orders, inventories, and stocks supplies.

• Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be performed, requesting permissions and communication style.

• Other related duties as required.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description amended at any time.

EEO Employer

Physical and Environmental Demands

The physical essential functions of this job include (but are not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 50 pounds of force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Louisiana Internal Medicine & Pediatrics Associates

Why Work Here?

Thriving Internal Medicine practice with a great group of employees. Awesome team striving daily for excellence in patient service delivery

Passion, commitment, and excellence lie at the forefront of every patient interaction at LIMPA. We strive every day to provide exemplary care. Kenyatta Shamlin-Haynes, MD and Tasha Shamlin, MD founded LIMPA in pursuit of creating a medical environment that values patient safety above all else. Their high standards for quality care and desire to provide comprehensive ancillary services at one location was the primary inspiration for developing LIMPA, and these values are reflected during every stage of patient care. Each medical professional at LIMPA is motivated by a set of shared values. We all work together to create a culture valuing quality on behalf of the patient, empowering every member of our staff along the way. Our dedication to providing the best possible patient care makes our treatments unique, yet medically accurate, and highly-effective. This is our promise to you and every patient. Healthcare professionals at LIMPA collaborate and work closely with each patient to understand their needs and provide reliable treatment. Every patient can anticipate receiving expert medical advice, along with guidance and assistance throughout the treatment of their condition.

Address

7444 Picardy Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Baton Rouge, LA
USA

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