Instructional Support Assistant, Core Laboratory, Department of Laboratories

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Jun 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Instructional Support Assistant, Core Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-1701602

Position Summary


At Stony Brook Medicine, a TH Instructional Support Assistant in the Department of Laboratories is a valuable member of our team, who provides clinical services to our patient population. Will maintain specific knowledge of safe laboratory practices as endorsed by the New York State Department of Health and Occupational Safety and Health Administration and conducts oneself in a manner consistent with those practices to ensure the safety of all lab personnel.

Qualified candidates will demonstrate superior patient care and possess outstanding communication skills while adhering to our high standard of excellence.

Duties of a TH Instructional Support Assistant in the Department of Laboratories may include the following but are not limited to:

Brief description of duties:

Under the supervision of an SL-4, Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Bench Supervisor or a Senior Clinical Laboratory Technologist, the incumbent will assist in calling critical test results to the healthcare providers through the Sunquest LIS Critical Calling Modular.


  • Under the supervision of an SL-4, Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Bench Supervisor or a Senior Clinical Laboratory Technologist, the Incumbent will review daily Lab QA reports to make sure all critical results are properly called and documented. All discrepancies will be promptly brought to the attention of the SL-4 Clinical Laboratory Technologist or a Senior Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
  • The new Incumbent will assist in the regulatory mandated inventory control process by tracking the Core Lab reagent lot numbers and expiration dates. All issues related to the lot numbers and reagent expiration dates will be promptly brought to the attention of the SL-4, Clinical Laboratory Technologist/Bench Supervisor or a Senior Clinical Laboratory Technologist.
  • Will centrifuge, aliquot, and distribute biological specimens in the optimal way to assure specimen integrity and maintain all safety regulations as per established procedures and regulatory standards.
  • Maintains records of laboratory reports, such as temperature charts, eye washes and maintenance logs per regulatory standards.
  • Will provide backup support in the Core Lab Stat Service and serve as a runner in transporting specimens within the Core Lab and between the Core Lab and MART Building.
  • Incumbent will assist in Correlation and Linearity Studies by entering collected data into excel worksheets for analysis and plotting.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

High School Diploma

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years of college credits in Healthcare related fields. Experience in a Healthcare setting.

Special Notes:

This is NOT a Phlebotomy position. Phlebotomy Technicians please DO NOT apply.


Stony Brook Medicine is a smoke free environment. Smoking is strictly prohibited anywhere on campus, including parking lots and outdoor areas on the premises.


All Hospital positions are subject to changes in pass days and shifts as necessary. This position may require the wearing of respiratory protection, which may prohibit the wearing of facial hair.

The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation. Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook Medicine's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), submit (3) written references, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.


This function/position has been designated as “essential.” This means that when the Hospital is faced with an institutional emergency, employees in such positions may be required to remain at their work location or to report to work to protect, recover, and continue operations at Stony Brook Medicine, Stony Brook University Hospital and related facilities.

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation. If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at info@goer.ny.gov.

The best ideas in medicine start with the best people. At Stony Brook Medicine, our highest calling is to put the power of ideas to work in our patients’ lives. Stony Brook Medicine integrates and elevates all of our health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. Stony Brook Medicine is Long Island’s premier academic medical center. With 603 beds, we serve as the region’s only tertiary care center and Level 1 Trauma Center, and are home to the Stony Brook Heart Institute, Stony Brook Cancer Center, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, Stony Brook Neurosciences Institute, and Stony Brook Digestive Disorders Institute. We also encompass Suffolk County’s only Level 4 Regional Perinatal Center, state-designated AIDS Center, state-designated Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program, state-designated Burn Center, the Christopher Pendergast ALS Center of Excellence, and Kidney Transplant Center. It is home of the nation’s first Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Center.

Stony Brook University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to the creation of a diverse and inclusive campus climate. We encourage protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, women and minorities to apply.

IF YOU NEED A DISABILITY-RELATED ACCOMMODATION, PLEASE CALL THE UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 632-6161 OR THE UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT (631) 444-4700.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TITLE II CRIME AWARENESS AND SECURITY ACT, A COPY OF OUR CRIME STATISTICS IS AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST BY CALLING (631) 632-6350. IT CAN ALSO BE VIEWED ON-LINE AT THE UNIVERSITY POLICE WEBSITE AT http://www.stonybrook.edu/police


Official Job Title: TH Instructional Support Assistant
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Core Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Per Diem Variable 7:00 – 15:30 or 15:00 – 23:30Core Laboratory, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Jun 2, 2017
Posting End Date: Jul 2, 2017, 10:59:00 PM
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Salary Grade: SL1

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