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Mt. Ascutney Hospital Medical Lab Assistant in Manchester, Iowa

Schedule: Approximately 24 hours per week


  • Graduate of an accredited Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy program

  • Valid Iowa Driver’s License required, reliable vehicle, liability insurance

  • CPR Certification

  • Child and Dependent Adult Mandatory Reporter Training required

  • Confidentiality of medical, personal and financial information gained in position must be maintained according to hospital and departmental policy


Reports to the Laboratory Manager


  • Skillfully performs phlebotomy on patients in-house and other locations

  • Accurately performs breath alcohol tests and appropriately completes paperwork

  • Accurately collects drug screening samples and completes chain of custody forms

  • Accurately orders sent-out labs

  • Performs clerical duties and files accurately

  • Takes accurate and complete orders following RMC policy as well as CLIA, LMRP, NRP guidelines

  • Assists with stocking the department with supplies

  • Participates in hospital and departmental inservices, meetings, continuing education activities

  • Provides for patient safety, physical and mental comfort during procedures

  • Accurately processes reports from sent out labs

  • Accurate ordering in computer

  • Schedules drug testing

  • Perform EKGs and associated paperwork accurately

  • Explains diagnostic lab tests to patients

  • Instructs patients regarding proper preparation and collection of specimen needed for tests.

  • Performs the collection, labeling, and some preparation of specimen for testing

  • May perform lab tests with the ability to process and release results that are timely and accurate

  • Communicates and documents critical values to appropriate personnel

  • Facilitate department scheduling in call back and emergent situations

  • Performs daily functions directly related to the laboratory department

  • Performs troubleshooting and preventative maintenance as needed

  • Performs therapeutic phlebotomies

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