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Clinical Laboratory Support Clerk - Laboratory
Part Time, Days, Benefits-Eligible - Accession & histology hours are 7am-3:30pm. Will work 2 days 1 week & 3 days the following week. Wednesdays in histology.
Sellersville, PA 18960

Grand View Health, which includes Bucks County's first hospital, has provided residents of Bucks and Montgomery counties with comprehensive healthcare services since 1913. Now a century strong, Grand View offers a range of inpatient and outpatient care, particularly emphasizing the areas of surgery and orthopedics, women's and children's health, heart and vascular care, and cancer treatment. Our colleagues enjoy the best of both worlds by working for a high-quality, low-cost healthcare provider in a collaborative, community environment. Help us build this new era of wellness and lead our community to a healthier future.
 

Responsibilities

The Clinical Laboratory Accession Clerk processes and handles inpatient and outpatient specimens in order to provide timely distribution of information to clinicians. The incumbent performs accessioning functions in an efficient, timely manner so as to maximize laboratory output. The Clinical Laboratory Accession Clerk must be organized and have strong communication skills.

The essential functions may include:

  • Performing the registration, test ordering and accessioning functions in an efficient, timely manner so as to maximize laboratory output.
  • Utilizing approproiate verbal communication skills when conversing with patients and other persons, both on the phone and in person, to convey a high level of personal attention and to promote customer satisfaction.
  • Processing laboratory patient reports daily to provide timely distribution of patient information to clinicians.
  • Organizing, maintaining and updating departmental files and records in an accurate manner to provide for timely and efficient retrieval of information.
  • Providing general clerical support for the laboratory staff as needed.
  • Assisting pathologist with frozen section procedure, including staining and cover slipping. Cleaning and preparing gross room; handling specimens for gross analysis.
  • Assisting in histology area number, register, label and accession specimens.
  • Filing slides, charging special stains, making reagents when required, and changing tissue processor as needed.
  • Picking up OR/MSSU specimens, statistics, typing procedures and pulling slides and blocks for pathologist.
  • Assisting in cytology area register; accessioning label specimens; staining and cover-slipping slides; looking up histories; changing reagents daily; emptying, washing and filling racks weekly; and setting up needle biopsy cart for pathologists.
  • Assisting blood bank area with manual charges, invoice accuracy and single-donor platelet statistics.
  • Performing all aspects in the accession room area of the lab. Spinning and processing specimens for analytical and reference testing.
  • Cleaning and prepping accession room for the day shift checklist.
  • Training staff in accession room.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma/GED required.


DESIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Ability to listen to others.
  • Demonstrated written communication skills.
  • Strong verbal communication and listening skills.
  • Possesses familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to multitask and remain calm and professional in a high-volume environment.
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