• Laboratory Assistant

    Job Locations US-NY-White Plains
    Department
    Laboratory
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Position Schedule
    Monday - Friday 2:00 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Position Summary

    We are currently seeking a full time Laboratory Assistant for our Laboratory Department at the White Plains office. The schedule is Monday – Friday:  2:00 pm – 10:30 pm. 

     

    The Laboratory Assistant is accountable for the accuracy and reliability of all Anatomic Pathology specimens accessioning under his/her supervision.  Both patient identification and specimen site must be accurately entered on a timely manner and be able to work with minimal supervision.   This position also fills surgical and Cytology slides and blocks must be done on a daily basis with precision to make sure the material is filed according to year and number, as stated onto the block/slides and processing of GYN samples meets section standards, verifying patient ID at all times.

    Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities

     

    • Ensures that all accessioning performed under his/her supervision is according to established, approved procedures and quality control policies.
    • Accessions all Pathology and Cytology specimens with proper verification of specimen and requisition information.
    • Answer Lab telephone and direct calls accordingly.
    • Makes daily AP specimen collection rounds within 210 (10am, 12 noon, 2pm, and 4pm).
    • Mail slide for consultation and sends specimens as needed, with proper follow up to make sure material has been received..
    • Analyze daily AP Accession Log to make sure that all specimen received are accounted for, and retrieve any missing specimen from provider offices.
    • Pulls slide from files as needed for patient’s 2nd. Opinion etc.
    • Prepare GYN specimens, making sure patient identification is maintained at all times.
    • Fax to Medical Records all consults and reference lab reports that are not online.
    • Retrieve all AP records such as slide, blocks etc. prior 3 months from send out.
    • Complies with all WMG policies and OSHA regulations related to safety, cleanliness and infection control.
    • Performs other ancillary duties as directed by competent authority within the AP section.

    Required Qualifications

     

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Medical Terminology a plus
    • Ability to deal with confidential information with the utmost discretion. Interpersonal skill necessary to deal courteously and effectively with administration, peers and the public.
    • Sufficient technical ability to be able to troubleshoot independently and knowledge to know when to ask for assistance.
    • Courteously and effectively with administration, peers and the public.

    Company Overview

    Westmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees.  Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care.  The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level.  Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune® 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.

     

    Here at Westmed Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being “Smart" & “Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.

     

    We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD&D insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more.  Westmed Medical Group has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.

     

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