Company: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Work Schedule/Days: Night/Monday - Friday; Saturday; Sunday
Employment Type: Part-Time
Requisition #: 76262
Assists clinical laboratory personnel in performance of
responsibilities and works effectively with others to meet patient
needs. Actively promotes a lean work culture by performing team
member duties to encourage consistent use of lean principles and
processes, including continually seeking work process improvements.
Proactively supports efforts that ensure delivery of safe patient
care and services and promote a safe environment at Children's
Healthcare of Atlanta.
- High school diploma or equivalent
- No professional certifications required
- No minimum experience required
- Demonstrated ability to hold self and others accountable
- Critical thinking skills that lead to desired outcomes
- Associate's or Bachelor's degree in an applied science
(biology, chemistry, etc.)
KNOWLEDGE SKILLS &
- Strives for adult-adult relationships with colleagues,
subordinates, and superiors
- Performs duties appropriate for Laboratory Assistant.
- Properly handles and processes specimens according to written
- Accurately prepares send-out requisitions and samples for
- Enter orders and receives all specimens in Laboratory
Information System (LIS)
- Performs quality assurance by monitoring pending logs, OL
monitor for timed and STAT specimens, HRP and the LIS error logs.
Utilizes shift to shift communication log. Document orders errors
and specimen integrity issues.
- Performs other duties as required by the department.
- Provide assistance with the management of stocking and
- Maintains professional skills and competency to do assigned
- Demonstrates familiarity with and follows hospital and
departmental policies and procedures, including those pertaining to
safety and compliance.
- Uses critical thinking principles in making decisions that lead
to desired outcomes.
- Actively promotes a Lean culture by performing duties to
promote an understanding and consistent use of Lean principals and
processes. Using an awareness of how the work performed is valued
by the customer, perform duties, make decisions, take actions and
continually strive to improve work processes.
Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in
accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures.
Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries
or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the
occurrence notification system.
Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance
with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and
policies and procedures related to area of responsibility.
Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and
supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of
compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the
The above statements are intended to describe the
general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to
this classification. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list
of all job duties performed by the personnel so
Ability to lift up to 40 lbs independently and greater than 40
lbs with assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists
up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to
1/3 of time)
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees,
supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with
patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists
up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3
Standing - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3
to 2/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3
Definite potential for exposure to blood and body fluids
Childrens Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed
to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization,
Childrens is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier
With 3 hospitals, 20neighborhood locations and a total of
673beds, Childrens is the largest healthcare provider for children
in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers
in the country. Childrens offers access to more than 60 pediatric
specialties and programs and is ranked among the top childrens
hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.
Childrens has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to
Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for
diversity and millennials. We offer a comprehensive compensation
and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.
We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our
employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the
country. Connect to our mission of making kids better today and
Have questions about the recruitment process? Check out What to Expect.
Address: 1405 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322
Function: Allied Health - Laboratory Services
Keywords: Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Atlanta , Laboratory Assistant, Other , Atlanta, Georgia
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