Akron Children's Hospital Careers

Medical Assistant - Lab

Akron, Ohio

Job Description

Shift Information: Day Job

930a-6p Mon - Fri

Position Summary

Obtains Outpatient laboratory specimens by venipuncture as well as finger and heel punctures to include special procedure such as Blood Culture or Glucose Tolerance.  Also obtains nasopharyngeal specimens (NPH) and throat cultures specimens.  Preps patient to collect urine specimen.  Places Lab orders into LIS in accordance with required procedures. Performs Glucometer Testing.  Assists Radiology Imaging Technologists with patient transport, positioning, preps, processing of imaging CR plates, and other general support duties as required.


Hours: 9:30a-6pm Mon - Fri, rotating Sat


High school diploma or equivalent required.  Graduate of an approved Medical Assistant and/or Phlebotomy Program (or minimum of one year Phlebotomy experience) preferred.  Background in medical terminology. Strong communication (verbal and written), interpersonal and organizational skills required.  Prior experience with Hospital Information Systems and knowledge of Lab Test Ordering/Radiology Procedures preferred.  BLS required.   


1 yr phlebotomy experience preferred


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