Laboratory Aide

Location
Stony Brook, NY
Posted
Oct 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Description

Laboratory Aide-1703069



Position Summary


Laboratory Aides assist technicians and pathologists in a hospital clinical laboratory, a medical research laboratory or in a morgue by performing a variety of semi-skilled routine tasks and/or clerical duties under direction to assist medical staff in making or confirming diagnosis to assist research staff in their work.



Duties of a Laboratory Aide may include the following but are not limited to:

  • Accessions patient specimens utilizing the computer system and/or manual procedures.
  • Records data into appropriate accession log books.
  • Reviews all patient specimens received for proper labeling to ensure proper patient identification and appropriate sample type and size for test procedure.
  • Processes and prepares patient specimens for analysis to include centrifugation, measurement of 24 hour urines, etc.
  • Answers the telephone to provide information on availability of patient services, specimen collection requirements.
  • Maintains records of laboratory reports as assigned and perform other clerical related duties.
  • Learn the computer to obtain pertinent data and to report test results and generate orders, etc.
  • Will be required to provide backup support in laboratory stat service and serve as a runner in transporting specimens.
  • Adheres to all policies and protocols to ensure quality patient care and maintenance of safety rules and regulations.
  • Will perform inventory control, stock shelves, and other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications


Required Qualifications: No minimum education or experience requirements.


Preferred Qualifications: High School Diploma, Medical Terminology and prior hospital/lab experience preferred. Experience with Microsoft Office (Word/Excel/Powerpoint).


Special Notes: 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 AThttp://www.stonybrook.edu/police



Official Job Title: Laboratory Aide
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Specimen Receiving, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Schedule: Part-time Day Shift Mon/Tues: 7am-3:30pm Wed: 7am-11amSpecimen Receiving, Department of Laboratories-Stony Brook University Hospital
Posting Start Date: Oct 12, 2017
Posting End Date: Oct 26, 2017, 11:59:00 PM
Salary: As per civil service guidelines
Salary Grade: SG5

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