UnityPoint Health- Marshalltown Lab
Full-time; Day/Evening shift hours; Primarily 11:30 am-7:00 pm; Weekend and holiday rotation
Sign-On Bonus: $1,500 paid over 6 months
The Lab Technical Associate (LTA) position assists technical staff in the laboratory in their daily functions. Duties include collection and processing of all lab samples, running and minor maintenance of basic instrumentation, data entry into the Laboratory Information System, inventory control and basic office duties.
The Lab Technical Associate, under the direction of the Lab Supervisor, is responsible for collection of blood samples through phlebotomy techniques, including vacutainer, syringe, winged infusion set and capillary collections. All LTA’s are expected to assist with collections from outpatients, inpatients as well as nursing home patients and any other patient types supported by UnityPoint Health.
LTA’s also assist in the collection of other specimens such as urines for analysis and urines for drug screens.
LTA’s should possess good clerical and computer skills to support the Laboratory department.
The Lab Technical Associate may perform these functions in the Main Laboratory as well as the South Side Laboratory.
Qualifies as Testing Personnel under Federal Register Sec 493.15, 493.20 & 493.1423 for waived and moderate complexity testing.
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High school education or equivalent
6 months experience in a clinical laboratory
Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.
Must be able to read, write and speak English
Must possess basic computer skills and knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email and web browser
Medical Assistant associate degree
1 year experience in a clinical laboratory