Lab Assistant - Tualatin Clinic Compass Oncology - the largest network of privately owned cancer care clinics in the Pacific Northwest - is looking for TWO Laboratory Assistant to join the laboratory team at our Tualatin clinic in Portland, OR. Compass prides itself for being able to offer as many services in-house to our patients, which includes laboratory sampling and testing. This role will focus primarily on the collection of specimens; particularly venous blood draws as well as draws from ports and central lines. If you have a heart for service, and a strong foundation of technical skills, we want to hear from you!
Employment Type: Full Time 1.0 FTE Benefits: M/D/V, Life Ins., 401(k) Location: Tualatin, OR
JOB SCOPE: Under general supervision, provides general nursing care for patients following established standards and practices. Promote efficient patient flow, assists with patient care. Supports and adheres to the US Oncology Compliance Program, to include the Code of Ethics and Business Standards.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs phlebotomy and collects appropriate specimens from patients as ordered. Assures pre-authorizations and completes appropriate consent (ABN) prior to collection of limited coverage tests.
Maintains proper documentation as described by the quality assurance program including accessioning logs, equipment records and checklists.
Maintains adequate inventory of supplies and ensures that all supplies are viable before using for patient collection.
Sends specimens to reference laboratories for any testing not performed in house.
Processes incoming orders for lab testing.
Processes in-house and in-coming reports.
Updates and files all daily paperwork, lab logs and maintenance logs.
Properly identifies and bands patients for blood product transfusion. Processes properly labeled specimens according to local blood bank policy.
Operates designated laboratory equipment as directed.
Uses equipment effectively, skillfully and efficiently. Maintains equipment and work area as directed.
Performs waived lab testing under CLIA guidelines for personnel. Records proper lot numbers of all controls, calibrator, and reagents for waived lab tests.
Complies with regulatory agency standards. Adheres to all OSHA compliance laws and Universal Precaution procedures.
Properly disposes of hazardous materials.
Maintains a clean working environment and restocks the phlebotomy and laboratory area as needed.
Maintains confidentially of all information related to patients and medical staff.
Experience and Education:
Position is entry level and requires 0-3 years experience.
High school diploma or equivalent is required.
Licensure from an accredited school of phlebotomy recommended
More About The Company Compass Oncology team brings together leading cancer experts in the fields of surgical, medical and radiation oncology, pathology and palliative care to provide the most comprehensive cancer care possible and an even more cohesive patient experience. In addition, the majority of our physicians specialize in particular cancer types, bringing a heightened level of expertise to our patients. If you are a dedicated, team-oriented, patient-centered individual looking for an opportunity where you are proud of what you do, work hard, have fun, want to learn and go home at the end of the day knowing you made a difference in the lives of our patients; Compass Oncology is the place for you!
As a member of The US Oncology Network, one of the nation's largest community-based cancer treatment and research networks, Compass Oncology participates in leading-edge clinical trials through US Oncology research, which has helped develop 75 FDA approved cancer therapies. We serve the Portland and Vancouver communities with five clinical offices located throughout the metro area.
To learn more about Compass Oncology and its daily mission, please visit our website at www.CompassOncology.com.
The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
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The US Oncology Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
Internal Number: MCKEA00877735
About US Oncology Network
The US Oncology Network believes local cancer care is better care. We empower the delivery of advanced integrated cancer care through our network of independent physicians who share expertise and resources to provide quality, value-based care close to home.
Our clinical and business support capabilities, expertise and industry-leading technologies keep local practices at the forefront of high quality, efficient care delivery while enabling practice success, quality of life and financial security for physicians.
- 25 years of oncology practice management expertise
- Leader in value-based cancer care with over 900 physicians participating in the Center for Medicaid and Medicare
- Innovation Oncology Care Model – one fourth of the entire population of physicians nationwide
- Over 1,400 affiliated physicians
- More than 450 cancer treatment center locations across the United States
- Over 995,000 patients treated annually