To be part of our organization, every employee should understand and share in the YNHHS Vision, support our Mission, and live our Values. These values - integrity, patient-centered, respect, accountability, and compassion - must guide what we do, as individuals and professionals, every day.
The main function of the Central Processing Technician is to manage the workflow of all specimens arriving into central processing area of the laboratory. The primary objective of this position is to manage and triage samples for both in patients and out patients, identify potential errors and maximize patient/client satisfaction. Position involves preparing, processing and performing selective specimen testing according to laboratory regulations. A CP tech will recieve specimens into the laboratory, review paperwork and performing clerical duties. Use of the Laboratory Information System is essential. Handles, processes and prepares all specimens being sent out to Reference laboratories. Functions as the major communication link with the nursing units, physicians and reference laboratories. Distributes the work to the technical areas of the laboratory. Must demonstrate exceptional client service telephone skills.
Associates degree required, Bachelors preferred. Courses in science/biology reccomended.
Computer skills are required. Experience in specimen processing preferred.
Working in a normal clinical laboratory environment, handling body fluid samples and blood, utilizing a computer. Close concentration and attention to detail are required. Excellent phone technique and client service skills necessary. Must have knowledge of Medical terminology and understand biological testing including basic microbiology. Must be able to understand and answer technical questions in a competent and professional manner.
Working in a normal clinical laboratory environment, handling test samples. Minimal lifting. Busy department daily. Possibility for stressful situations including handling difficult situations.-