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Lab Assistant

White Plains, New York
11 Sep 2022

White Plains Hospital Job Description

Title: Clinical Laboratory


Job Code: 500304


Varied by Laboratory


FLSA Status: NE

Reports to:

Laboratory Supervisor of

each section

Position Summary

The Clinical Laboratory Assistant performs laboratory non-technical tasks to assist laboratory workflow. Performs

other duties as assigned.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities Includes the Following:

1. Understands and adheres to the WPH Performance Standards, Policies and Behaviors.

2. Monitors pending lists and assists with Add on testing.

3. Manages specimens to be given to technical staff for pending tests.

4. Processes send out testing to be placed on a packing list to a referral laboratory

5. Monitors inventory as required for par levels and storage

6. Answers phones and places phone calls are requested.

7. Removes and discards specimens that are no longer needed.

8. Investigate location and status of specimens in the LIS

9. Place specimens in centrifuge and on automated track systems.

10. Records temperature, humidity, and other maintenance logs as needed.

11. Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Education & Experience Requirements

Education & Experience Requirements

High School graduate or GED. Basic computer skills.

Previous laboratory experience or previous experience in a healthcare environment preferred.

Core Competencies




Attention to Detail

Stress Tolerance

Physical/Mental Demands/Requirements & Work Environment

May be exposed to chemicals necessary to perform required tasks. Any hazardous chemicals the employee may be exposed

to are listed in the hospital's SDS (Safety Data Sheet) data base and may be accessed through the hospital's Intranet site

(Employee Tools/SDS Access). A copy of the SDS data base can also be found at the hospital switchboard, saved on a disc.

Must be able to stand or sit for extended periods of time

Frequent use of computers

Must be able to lift to 30 lbs

Primary Population Served

Check appropriate box(s) below:

â Neonatal (birth - 28 days) â Patients with exceptional communication needs

â Infant (29 days - less than 1 year) â Patients with developmental delays

â Pediatric (1 - 12 years) â Patients at end of life

â Adolescent (13 - 17 years) â Patients under isolation precautions

â Adult (18 - 64 years) â Patients with cultural needs

â Geriatric (> 65 years) â 'All populations

â Bariatric Patients with weight related comorbidities â Non-patient care population

The responsibilities and tasks outlined in this job description are not exhaustive and may change as determined by the needs

of White Plains Hospital.

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  • Job Reference: 709129815-2
  • Date Posted: 11 September 2022
  • Recruiter: White Plains Hospital
  • Location: White Plains, New York
  • Salary: On Application