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Advanced Laboratory Associate, Cytology

Saint Louis, MO
Laboratory


Job Description

Job ID: 1173022
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Your Career. Made Better.

Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.

No other organization offers an opportunity for exploration and discovery like Barnes-Jewish Hospital. As a laboratory professional with Barnes-Jewish Hospital, you¿ll have exposure to the most advanced testing protocols and processes in medical diagnostics, and one of St. Louis¿ widest varieties of disciplines and specialties in laboratory careers. Our full-service, 24/7 laboratory is known for its leading-edge technology and the most progressive clinical techniques in practice today. You'll be working with the best, in a supportive atmosphere that will encourage your growth and advancement. Plus, you'll have opportunities to share your skills and knowledge by participating in clinical trials and research in conjunction with leading organizations such as the Washington University School of Medicine.


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Role Purpose

Performs a variety of pre analytic, analytic and post analytic laboratory duties as assigned.


Responsibilities

  • Performs waived and moderate complex testing with appropriate training and competency, sweat chloride collections, EKG's, etc.
  • Under supervision, reports test results as appropriate.
  • Sorts and processes routine and specific high level specimens received by the lab--including multistep technical processing (i.e. Histology, Microbiology, Cytology, etc.). Ensures correct processing and packaging for esoteric send out tests.
  • Coordinates a simultaneous series of tasks accurately, including STAT orders and fluctuation in workload, prioritizing work to complete within scheduled hours and established turnaround times.
  • Inventory management, equipment cleaning, maintenance, loading, etc.

  • Minimum Requirements

     

    Degree

  • High School Diploma or GED
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    Experience

  • 2-5 years
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    Supervisor Experience

  • No Experience

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    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information

     

    Degree

  • Associate's Degree
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    Licenses & Certifications

  • Phlebotomy

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center


    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer