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Descriptive Title: Laboratory Aide (1 PT Weekend Day position)REF#: UH-S-1316-12-S
Budget Title: same as aboveState Classified Position
Department: Specimen ReceivingState Line#: 14842
Grade: SG-5Campus: Stony Brook-University Hospital
Status:
THIS POSTING IS NOT CURRENT !!!

Required Qualifications: No minimum education or experience requirements.
Preferred Qualifications: High School Diploma. Medical Terminology, Prior Hospital/Lab experience preferred.

Brief Description of Duties:
  • Accessions patient specimens utilizing the computer system and/or manual procedures.
  • Records data into appropriate accession log books.
  • Reviews all patient specimens received for proper labeling to ensure proper patient identification and appropriate sample type and size for test procedure.
  • Processes and prepares patient specimens for analysis to include centrifugation, measurement of 24 hour urines, etc.
  • Answer the telephone to provide information on availability of patient services, specimen collection requirements.
  • Maintains records of laboratory reports as assigned and perform other clerical related duties.
  • Learn the computer to obtain pertinent data and to report test results and generate orders, etc.
  • Will be required to provide backup support in laboratory stat service and serve as a runner in transporting specimens.
  • Adheres to all policies and protocols to ensure quality patient care and maintenance of safety rules and regulations.
  • Will perform inventory control, stock shelves, and other related duties as assigned.

Other Duties: All other duties as assigned.

Special Notes: 1 Part-Time Day Position - Fridays - 7:00 am - 11:00 am and Saturday and Sunday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm. Please note that Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment.

This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

Please note: Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook University's Employee Health Services, clear a background investigation; submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of the required license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.

Application Procedure: Those interested in applying for the above position should submit a state application form reflecting the UH # to :
Bellenfant Daniel, Supervisor
Hospital - Level 3 - Room 509
ZIP = 7300


Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 11/05/2012, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

STONY BROOK UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE ENCOURAGE PROTECTED VETERANS, INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES, WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO APPLY.
IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police

Job Category: D) Health Service (including Physician Assistant, Patient Care Specialist).
Posting Date: 10/22/2012
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