DEPARTMENT: SJH - Pathology Laboratory.
Collects blood and other specimens from neonates, infants, pediatric adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Successfully performs capillary punctures, using sound judgment to make decisions about acceptability of sample type, volume and integrity. Follows written guidelines for identifying patients and labeling specimens. Uses computer to efficiently organize specimen collection by priority. Acts as receptionist for the laboratory as needed. Functions as a courier for the laboratory.
Job related course work after high school, up to 12 months. Special training in specific areas of trade such as word processing, general repair, bookkeeping, etc. May include basic certification process. Three months experience preferred.