Laboratory Assistant/Patient Care Technician | 7th & Broadway Clinic
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Facility: 7th & Broadway Clinic
Location: Bismarck, ND
Job Schedule: Full time
Weekly Hours: 36.00
Lab Assistant: Responsibilities include phlebotomy, collecting, preparing and processing specimens biological specimens.
PCT Ambulatory: The Patient Care Technician (PCT) performs basic patient care services and supports activities within ambulatory services. Patient Care Technicians are multi-skilled to provide expanded services under the direct supervision of a licensed clinical professional. Lab Assistant: Assists in performing laboratory activities and other assigned tasks. Aids in preparing laboratory specimens and supplies. May be responsible for entering laboratory orders and results. Ensures the accuracy and quality of laboratory data in a safe and professional work environment.
PCT Ambulatory: Responsibilities include but are not limited to: height, weight, blood pressure, visual acuity, color vision screening, drug screens, point of care urinalysis and reception/clerical tasks. Patient Care Technicians have knowledge of and utilize appropriate age-related patient care and cultural diversity, relating to the physical and psychological needs of patients from adolescence through geriatrics. Prepare patient treatment areas for use; prepare and clean medical equipment; dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards and policy. Clean and maintain patient care area(s) or treatment rooms. Monitors stock levels of medical inventory and restocks or reorders as needed. Work patient registries and identify opportunities to improve patient care. Must be self-motivated, independent and able to work well with team members. Must be able to work amidst multiple distractions while maintaining excellent interpersonal skills.
Lab Assistant: High school diploma or General Educational Development Diploma (GED) required.
Completion of a formal phlebotomy program, phlebotomy experience, and experience in a laboratory-related field preferred. May be required to have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
PCT Ambulatory: High school graduate or general equivalency diploma (GED) is required.
Minimum of six months’ experience preferred. Experience in a clinic setting preferred.
Knowledge of healthcare, anatomy, physiology, medical terminology, and medical
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) preferred. Obtains and subsequently maintains required
department specific competencies and certifications. Basic Life Support (BLS) for health
care providers required or within the first 60 days of employment. If working in North Dakota (ND) and not a Certified Nursing Assistant, must be registered as a Nursing Assistant (NA) through the North Dakota Department of Health within four months from the date of initial employment.
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Job Function: Allied Health
Req Number: R-28889