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We are seeking a Laboratory Assistant for our center to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply now!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
About TMCA: The Medical Center of Aurora, the first community hospital in the Denver Metro area to receive two-time Magnet designation for nursing excellence by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), is a 346-bed acute care hospital located in Aurora, Colorado.
The Main Campus facility is a Level II Trauma Center with Primary Stroke Certification and Chest Pain Center accreditation, serving the eastern metro area and I-70 corridor. The Medical Center of Aurora received ‘A’ grades from The Leapfrog Group (Fall 2015, Fall 2016, Spring 2017), was recognized as the #4 hospital in the Denver metro area and the #4 hospital in Colorado by U.S. News & World Report (2014-2015, 2017-2018), and was one of only nine hospitals in the country to receive the Lantern Award for Excellence in Emergency Room Care by the Emergency Nurses Association (2013).
Facts at a Glance: • Metro Denver's first community hospital to earn two-time Magnet Recognition for nursing excellence • Was named Colorado’s only 2016 Leapfrog Top General Hospital • Primary Stroke Certification (The Medical Center of Aurora South Campus) • Two accredited Chest Pain Centers • Level III NICU at our South Campus • Received the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award Recipient for 2013-2016, one of only nine hospitals in the country • State-of-the-art Heart Care Tower on South Campus • NAPBC-accredited Breast Cancer Care Center
This position supports the mission of The Medical Center of Aurora by optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. Under the direction of the Laboratory Supervisor, the Laboratory Assistant has primary responsibility for the efficient organization and effectiveness of the specimen procurement, receipt and processing area. The employee will provide services addressing age-related techniques in specimen collection and care focusing on neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatric populations. This involves greeting patients within The Medical Center of Aurora, answering the telephone, answering questions regarding specimen collection and time elements, interfacing between other hospitals, hospital departments, physicians, medical offices and reference laboratories, obtaining blood specimens, providing quality service, and performing general laboratory duties. When need arises, will perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
The Medical Center of Aurora expects our core values to be reflected in the way every employee interacts with co-workers, patients and family members, and with others in the community. The intent of these values is to assure that TMCA creates the environment where individuals choose to work, and that patient care services are of the highest quality.
If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified you will hear from one of our managers. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!
Phlebotomy Certification preferred, BLS Certification from the American Heart Association required.
Completion of a Certified Phlebotomy program preferred.
Experience in a hospital laboratory is desired, but not necessary.
The Laboratory Assistant must have good customer service and communication skills. Basic computer skills are needed.
Degree of supervision required:
Involves general guidance and direction by the Director of the Laboratory, Laboratory Assistant Supervisor, and/or other Laboratory Coordinator/Supervisors. Employee will be expected to perform most job duties independently and in accordance with established departmental and hospital policies and procedures.
Populations and Ages of Patients Served:
This position requires knowledge of growth and developmental needs of patients and families. Personnel in this position must recognize and respond to the behaviors of patients and families in each age category. The employee must be able to demonstrate the special skills required to care for patients and their families according to standards. (The skills and knowledge needed to provide such care may be gained through education, training or experience.)
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