K.A. Recruiting


Laboratory Assistant / Date Entry

Minneapolis, MN 55446

Job Type: Healthcare-Other Job Number: KMC822181

Laboratory Assistant/Data Entry:

-Dermatopothoogy Laboratory in the Minneapolis area has a full time opening for a Laboratory Assistant in our specimen receiving area.

-Position is M-F days 

-Medical terminology a plus

-Please submit your resume for more details

 

Essential Key Responsibilities:

  • Receives, verifies, logs, and collects patient requisitions and specimens for technical testing.
  • Opens and inspects all specimens to assure an accurate specimen count.
  • Verifies patient requisitions for completeness of patient, client, and insurance information. 
  • Prepares and sorts patient requisitions, and identifies and interprets data to be entered into the information system.
  • Follows proper procedures with specimen rejection, if patient, client, and insurance information is submitted incorrectly on source.
  • Enters alphabetic, numeric, or symbolic data from patient requisitions, face sheets, or photocopy of patients’ insurance card, into the information system following format displayed on screen.  May enter:
    • client information (group name, referring physician, copy to physician, address, and phone and fax number)
    • patient’s demographics (patient name, address, phone number, date of birth, social security number, gender, medical record number, and electronic medical record number)
    • clinical history (past/present medical conditions, specifics of medical diagnosis or tests, treatment plans, family history, type of service, services received, dates of service, and provider of service)
    • specimen gross description (size, shape, type of specimen, and gross code)
    • billing type (client, patient, insurance, no charge)
    • patient insurance information (insurance code, carrier name, policy number, group number, and address of insurance carrier)
  • Reviews data entered with source documents and/or error reports and enters necessary corrections into the information system.
  • May label requisitions, specimen containers, cassettes and/or slides and affixes coverslip to slides.
  • Routes patient requisitions after entry.
  • Maintains laboratory equipment and tracks all routine maintenance and quality controls performed.
  • Monitors inventory, places supply order prior to depletion, stocks and maintains laboratory supplies.
  • Files, retrieves, and distributes blocks, slides, and pathology reports.
  • Operates, cleans, and sterilizes laboratory equipment, glassware, instruments, and workstation.
  • Disposes of hazardous chemical waste per regulatory guidelines.
  • Maintains strictest confidentiality.
  • Complies with all State, Federal, professional regulations as well as company and departmental rules, polices, and procedural manuals.
  • Adherence to CAP, CLIA, State Regulations, HIPAA, Safety and OSHA Regulations.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Education/Licensure/Certification:

 

  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent work experience.
  • State licensure, if applicable.

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Kristin Campbell
Healthcare Recruiter

Hello! Thanks for checking out my job openings. I specialize in recruiting and placing healthcare professionals into full time permanent positions nationwide. I work with top hospitals/clients on Physician, Advanced Level Practitioners, Therapy, Nurses, Nurse Leadership, Laboratory, and other Allied Health Recruitment. I look forward to placing you into a long term satisfying career!

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