BASIC PURPOSE OF THE JOB Performs test procedures in all departments of the laboratory: blood bank, coagulation, chemistry, hematology, microbiology, special procedures, urinalysis, etc. Follows all laboratory and hospital policies and procedures related to testing, specimen collections, quality control, result verifications, reporting procedures, infection control, maintenance, lab and public safety, etc. JOB REQUIREMENTS Minimum Education for Certified Medical Assistant * Successful completion of program and successful completion of certification/registration exam for Medical Assistant. *Current Certified or Registered Medical Assistant designation.
Certification by the ASCP or ASMT preferred. Minimum Work Experience 1-2 years of experience preferred, OR, any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved. CCCerSCP or ASMT preferred.Certification by the ASCP or ASMT preferred. **Cer Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Basic knowledge of the principles, methods, materials, equipment, and techniques of medical technology. Strong verbal and written communication. Ability to multitask, handle stress appropriately, and work in a fast-paced environment. Works well with others and consistently displays a courteous, professional attitude in all situations. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many di...fferent pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.