Laboratory associate

Company Name:
Yale-New Haven Hospital
JOB SUMMARY: Laboratory Associates work in the core laboratory as part of a team with Medical Technologists and report to laboratory coordinators, assistant chief technologists and lab managers. Is responsible for handling and processing blood specimens and body fluids to include: accessioning, centrifugation, decapping, loading of instrument cassettes and routing specimens to the appropriate area. Is responsible to accurately log specimens into the laboratory information system. Provides a variety of office functions to include: scanning, filing, faxing and mailing patient reports. Works effectively with the customer to answer specimen or other laboratory related questions in a timely manner to ensure the best patient care. Is responsible for data entry and retrieval.
EDUCATION: High school graduate. Associate degree or college-level coursework is preferred.
EXPERIENCE: Two (2) to three (3) years experience working as a lab aide or in an equivalent setting is preferred.
EEO/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Company Description:
Yale-New Haven Hospital is a destination hospital for patients from around the corner, around the country, and around the world. As a Magnet-recognized , tertiary medical center, with 1,500+ beds, we are the 4th largest hospital in the country, with two acute care campuses and three emergency departments, including a Level I trauma center. We're ranked as one of "America's Best Hospitals" by U.S. News & World Report, which is a testament to the unrivaled expertise, compassion and character of our staff, and as the primary teaching facility for Yale Schools of Medicine and Nursing, we are nationally recognized for our commitment to teaching and clinical research.
Located on the Connecticut shoreline, Yale-New Haven Hospital includes Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven, Yale-New Haven Children's Hospital and Yale-New Haven Psychiatric Hospital.
Yale-New Haven Hospital's York Street campus and associated ambulatory sites are Magnet-designated by the ANCC.

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