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Allina Health System Laboratory Assistant- Day/Eve in Coon Rapids, Minnesota

Date Posted: September 20, 2021 Department: 72326301 Mercy Lab Shift: Day/Evening (United States of America) Hours Per Week: 20 Union Contract: Non-Union Weekend Rotation: Every Other Job Summary: Performs laboratory functions such as waived testing, assisting with standard operating procedure and work flow development, and training of new staff. Supports one or more of the following work areas: laboratory reception/registration, specimen collection (i.e. venipuncture, capillary, cultures, and chain of custody); processing of specimens, and supply ordering. Job Description: Principle Responsibilities Performs routine laboratory procedures within established guidelines. Verifies patient identification. Identifies and uses appropriate collection method to obtain samples for testing (venipuncture or capillary puncture). Collects sample, evaluates specimens acceptability, and labels specimen. May perform waived testing. Accurate and timely processing of specimens. Performs specimen processing with strict adherence to CAP, OSHA, COLA, and CLIA requirements. Trouble-shoots minor equipment issues. Stocks, rotates, and requests phlebotomy supplies on a regular basis to ensure proper availability. Performs customer service in lab reception. Greets patients, performs check-in process, and responds to questions and patient needs. Evaluates patient orders for completeness and follows up as needed. Schedules, orders, and releases patients in electronic medical record. Maintains safety, education, and competency requirements. Participates in the training of employees and students. Performs proficiency testing as assigned. Performs various clerical duties. Participates in departmental or system-wide meetings, projects, or committees as assigned. Other duties as assigned. Job Requirements High School or GED required 2 to 5 years experience in phlebotomy preferred Phlebotomy Certification upon hire preferred Leadership Capabilities See the Big Picture: Know where we are going as an organization. Use sound judgement and critical thinking to make good decisions that support our mission. I know where Allina is going and how my role fits into this picture I capture important lessons and share them to foster innovation I am good at anticipating the implications of my decisions I understand and apply the disciplines of continuous improvement Inspire Greatness: Inspire others by connecting their purpose to the broader mission. Lead others through change and celebrate success. I help my team connect to the broader mission I see and fulfill my role in motivating the team around me I celebrate success and help my partners see what is possible with change I call out and address unexpected roadblocks or problems Foster Learning and Growth: Role model growth, ongoing development and self-care. Empower, coach and encourage others to be at their best selves. I role-model self-care and ongoing development I share my knowledge and coach others to foster growth and success I demonstrate enthusiasm for learning I candidly advocate for the resources I need I support my colleagues in their development and growth Deliver Excellence: Set and align clear goals, measure results, and continually improve safety, quality, experience, and innovation. I take ownership of outcomes and fulfillment of goals I facilitate adjustments to assure positive results I work with a sense of urgency, concern and determination I use well-grounded approaches to create sustainable solutions repeatedly I engage and foster improvements to impact safety, quality, and efficiency Succeed Together:Connect with others authentically. Recognize the value of each individual and seek diverse points of view. Collaborate to succeed together. I consider how decisions might impact my colleagues I am generous in my commitment to supporting the needs of my partners I respect others' opinions, praise good work and encourage all team members to be invol

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