Schweiger Dermatology Group, a leader in the field of dermatology practice with multiple locations throughout New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania is searching for an experienced Dermapathology Lab Aide to join our Pathology Lab in New York, NY full time.
Job Summary: The Dermapathology Lab Aide is responsible for assisting in the lab and helping with communications between the office and the lab staff. The LA’s primary role is to help the team with quality control and operations of the lab, plus all related job duties as assigned. Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
Summary of Essential Dermapathology Lab Aide Job Functions:
Receive laboratory samples and check them for accuracy
Ensure that the labels on the specimens coincide with the information provided in the associated file
Check specimens for contamination before preparing them for tests
Put specimens through various stages of analysis in order to acquire accurate information
Verify patient information with 2 points of patient identity and enter into LIS system
Prepare excess samples for storage or retesting
Ensure that all analysis and preparation stages are documented properly
Label prepared specimens in accordance to the information provided in the initial file and ensure that specimen bottles are stored with associated information files
Manage data entry tasks associated with punching in patient specimen information in the lab database
Ensure that each process of analysis and preparation is documented in accordance to the lab’s documentation guidelines
Handle hazardous waste management activities in accordance to preset policies and protocols
Ensure proper storage of specimens in the storage area
Document and report any issues that may have arisen during the preparation process
Handle container management in a time-efficient manner
Associates Science degree, BS degree, or related discipline in required.
Required One year experience in a laboratory preferred, new graduates will be considered as well.
Knowledge, Skill, and Ability:
Knowledge of all services, products, procedures, protocols and programs.
Strong understanding of billing policies, HIPAA, CLIA and OSHA policies, lab protocols.
Skill in exercising initiative, fair judgement, problem solving, and decision making.
Displays an extremely positive reputation of Schweiger Dermatology Group brand.
Encourages respective staff members to become positive representations of SD brand.
Schweiger Dermatology Group, is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its hiring process with applicants, whether internal or external, because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class per local, state or federal law.