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Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Lab Assistant.
In this role, the successful candidate Processes specimens for subsequent testing by technical staff. Collects blood as assigned. Performs general clerical and other related duties as required.
Trained to recognize potential hazards in the workplace and proper procedures for handling hazardous substances. Those working in the Histology Department are trained in additional procedures for disposal of hazardous waste.
Processes specimens for subsequent testing by the technical staff. These duties to include centrifuging, separating, numbering, labelling, organizing, measuring (e.g. 24 hour urine specimens) and preparing 24 hour urine bottles (adding preservatives).
Performs general clerical duties to include clocking-in and logging-in requisitions, distributing specimens to appropriate sections, answering telephone inquires, transmits reports (via telephone, fax, computer terminal), scheduling appointments, registering patients, maintaining statistics and generate computer logs and worksheets to verify proper specimen processing.
Maintains inventory of section supplies.
Prepares paperwork and specimens for the reference laboratory
Collects blood by venipuncture or finger puncture on patients as assigned.
Maintain and document temperatures of incubators and refrigeration equipment.
Instructs patients on protocol for various laboratory tests.
Occasionally escorts patients to other areas of the Medical Center.
Transports inter and intradepartmental laboratory reports.
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Additional Position Specific Responsibilities: Primary job function is daily blood collection.
To qualify you must have a High School Graduate or G.E.D.
Completion of approved phlebotomy program with documentation of training or 200 hours of phlebotomy training required.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
NYU Langone Hospital - Brooklyn provides its staff with far more than just a place to work. Rather, we are an institution you can be proud of, an institution where you'll feel good about devoting your time and your talents.
NYU Langone Hospital-Brooklyn is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender dysphoria, national origin, age, religion, disability, military and veteran status, marital or parental status, citizenship status, genetic information or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision. We require applications to be completed online. If you wish to view NYU Langone Hospital- Brooklyn's EEO policies, please click here. Please click here to view the Federal 'EEO is the law' poster or visit https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm for more information. To view the Pay Transparency Notice, please click here.
NYU Langone —a world-class, patient-centered, integrated, academic medical center—is one of the nation’s premier destinations for excellence in patient care, biomedical research, and medical education. Located in the heart of Manhattan, NYU Langone is composed of Tisch Hospital, our acute care facility; the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, a dedicated inpatient orthopedic hospital; Hassenfeld Children's Hospital at NYU Langone, a comprehensive pediatric hospital supporting a full array of children’s health services; Rusk Rehabilitation, the #1 rehab program in New York since U.S. News & World Report began its hospital rankings in 1989; and a growing ambulatory care network with locations throughout Manhattan, the outer boroughs, and the tri-state area, bringing services directly to where its patients live and work. An integral part of NYU Langone, NYU Grossman School of Medicine has trained thousands of physicians and scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history and enrich the lives of countless pe...ople since 1841.With more than 75 divisions of specialty care including comprehensive inpatient and outpatient programs for every stage of life, a multifaceted Research and Academic Center and the NYU Long Island School of Medicine focused on primary care. NYU Langone Hospital—Long Island joined NYU Langone Health as of August 2019. NYU Langone's tri-fold mission to serve, teach, and discover is achieved 365 days a year.