The Laboratory Assistant Specialist performs all the duties of the lab assistant and performs lab testing under the direct supervision of medical technologists.
Under general supervision of a Pathologist and other supervision, and in accordance with Company policies, procedures and guidelines, this position:
Prepares specimens to be loaded to analyzers and verifies patient identification throughout the process. May prepare standardized reagents utilized by the analyzer(s)performs waived testing.
Hematology: Prepares peripheral smears; may set up retic counts and sedimentation rates, may load pre-labeled specimens into automatic cell counters.
Urinalysis: Describes physical properties of urine samples (color and clarity), may dip urine test strips and load to automatic strip readers.
Microbiology: Receives and stores prepared media by expiration date; plates bacteriologic culture specimens to appropriate media; prepares stool specimens for ova and parasite testing; prepares gram stains or other allowable staining
Blood Bank: Performs clerical and other non-technical procedures as trained and under the direction of the technologist or supervisor
Demonstrated and proven ability/experience in accomplishments in all of our five core values:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Clinical Laboratories of Hawaii, LLP/Pan Pacific Pathologists, LLC takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.