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Clinical Lab Assistant Lead (CLA) - ER Liaison

Company: Texas Health Resources
Location: Dallas
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Clinical Lab Assistant Lead (ER Liaison) Full Time, Nights, 6:30p-6:30a (3-12-hour shifts + 1-6-hour shift) W (6h), Th, F, Sa (12h) Are you looking for a rewarding career with family-friendly hours and top-notch benefits? We are looking for a qualified Clinical Lab Assistant Lead like you to join our Texas Health fam Position Highlights Work location: Texas Health Dallas, 8200 Walnut Hill Ln. TX 75231 Work environment: Lab Department (ER Liaison) Work hours: Full-Time, 40 hours weekly, Night shift Working: 6:30p-6:30a(3-12-hour shifts + 1-6-hour shift) W (6h), Th, F, Sa (12h) Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas (THD) is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers. The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named "Best Place to Have a Baby" in Dallas County in 2012. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence. Qualifications H.S. Diploma or Equivalent required. Associate degree preferred. CLIAFE - Must comply with CLIA regulations regarding foreign education equivalency required. 3 years' experience in a medical setting required. PBT(ASCP) - Phlebotomy Technician Upon Hire preferred. 1 year supervisory experience preferred. Possesses strong critical thinking, problem solving, and organizational skills. Ability to function in a fast-paced environment, positive interpersonal skills, good verbal, and written communication skills, able to perform basic computer skills. Position Responsibilities Texas Health Dallas Lead Clinical Lab Assistant will follow laboratory procedure for specimen collection, handling and processing in a manner which is appropriate to the age of the patient. In addition to the required qualifications, a successful Lead Clinical Lab Assistant will: Act as a liaison between the laboratory and other departments Display proficiency in all laboratory IS systems as they pertain to laboratory data (i.e. CareConnect, SMS, ARUP, etc.) Coordinate workflow for phlebotomy/processing department to maximize efficiency Coordinate timed, routine, ASAP, and STAT draws to prevent multiple sticks to the patient and to prevent excessive blood volume draws Use two identifiers according to hospital policy when collecting and processing specimens Process specimens accurately and in a timely manner Perform Point of Care testing Monitor tests ordered and adds on or cancels tests as needed Respond to CODEs when appropriate Respond to requests to complete difficult blood collection for hospital personnel Ensure test orders are initiated and resolves any discrepancies Review physician orders to ensure all tests are ordered in LIS Ensure timed, ASAP and STAT draws are drawn and processed within established time frames Communicate with nursing personnel as needed to clarify orders or inform of specimen integrity issues Understand and relay information on specimen requirements for in-house and reference lab testing Ensure accurate entry of client information and test orders into LIS Follow laboratory procedures for handling unacceptable specimens Resolve pending specimen issues Monitor tests ordered and adds on or cancels tests as needed Why Texas Health. As a Texas Health Lead CLA you'll enjoy top-notch benefits including 401(k) with match, paid time off, competitive health insurance choices, healthcare and dependent care spending account options, wellness programs to keep you and your family healthy, tuition reimbursement, a student loan repayment program and more. At Texas Health, our people make this a great place to work every day. Our inclusive, supportive, people-first, excellence-driven culture makes Texas Health Dallas a great place to work. Here are a few of our recent awards: 2021 FORTUNE Magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For -" (7th year in a row) Becker's Healthcare "150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare" (4 years running) "America's Best Employers for Diversity" list by Forbes A "100 Best Workplaces for Millennials" by Fortune and Great Place to Work - Additional perks of being a THD Lead Clinical Lab Assistant: Gain a sense of accomplishment by contributing to a teamwork environment Positively impact patients' quality of life Receive excellent mentorship, comprehensive training and dedicated clinical leadership resources Enjoy opportunities for growth Explore our Texas Health careers site for info like Benefits , Job Listings by Category , recent Awards we've won and more. Do you still have questions or concerns? Feel free to email your questions to recruitment@texashealth.org .

Keywords: Texas Health Resources, Dallas , Clinical Lab Assistant Lead (CLA) - ER Liaison, Healthcare , Dallas, Texas

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