A higher degree of healthcare. Performs pre-analytic procedures of specimen collection and processing. This includes but is not limited to interpreting provider test orders and monitoring for accuracy, prioritizing specimen handling based on type and clinical urgency, investigating and documenting erroneous orders or other pre-analytic specimen problems, preparing specimens for transport, and data entry into the electronic medical record. Provides directions to patients for collection of non-blood specimens. Handles telephone inquiries for staff and providers. Performs adult and pediatric phlebotomy by capillary and venous collection. Performs routine and stat laboratory tests utilizing automated or semi-automated equipment and kit assays. This includes the ability to understand, operate, and troubleshoot (may involve working with manufacturer's customer service personnel) the applicable equipment and testing methods, consulting with the CLT Lead as appropriate. Evaluates test results and understands critical value limits for all tests assigned and reports immediately to appropriate medical staff.May send out letters to patients, as delegated by clinic leadership, with lab results or overdue reminder letters for appointments.Performs routine radiographic exams as directed by a clinic provider, limited to Level 1 and Level 2 exams as listed in the UWNC x-ray test menu.Other Duties as RequestedREQUIREMENTSHigh School/GEDRelevant experience or training in a clinical laboratory or medical setting, required active Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist with the Washington State Department of Health
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UW Neighborhood Clinics (UWNC) is a network of community-based clinics throughout the Puget Sound region. The clinics offer a wide spectrum of primary care services, as well as secondary care, from pediatrics to geriatrics. Urgent care services are offered seven days a week at select locations. The clinics are consistently recognized for high quality standards by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care and the National Committee for Quality Assurance Patient-Centered Medical Home Program.
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UWNC - Woodinville Clinic has an outstanding opportunity for a temporary, part-time, day shift, CLINICAL LAB TECHNICIAN I (job profile: Lab Assistant). The Clinical Lab Technician I works in a clinical laboratory with a limited test menu and high service demands; performing waived and limited non-waived testing, excluding microscopic evaluations, and adult and pediatric phlebotomy.
DESIREDCompletion of a phlebotomy technician certification through the American Society for Clinical Pathology or other phlebotomy or laboratory assistant course certification and 1 Year of experience in a clinical laboratoryAble to be certified as a Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist with the Washington State Department of Health to perform venous and capillary invasive procedures for blood withdrawal within 90 days of hire.Demonstrated computer experience, preferably in a Windows-based environment. UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
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