Medical Laboratory Scientist Student @ Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

Job Overview

5 days ago

Medical Laboratory Scientist Student

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA

Location: LOC_MAIN-Main Hospital
Req ID: 181671
Shift: Any
Employment Status: Regular - Part Time
About Us
We’re seeking breakthrough makers! Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia was built on the belief that we can change lives. Today, in every role throughout our hospital, research institute and care network, the 22,000 members of our workforce are finding new ways – big and small – to make a difference for the patients and families we serve.
If you are ready to challenge yourself, be inspired and grow – no matter what your role – you just may be the kind of breakthrough maker who will thrive at CHOP.
CHOP is proud to share that we are ranked No. 1 on Forbes' 2022 list of America's Best Large Employers!
Job Summary
Under the general supervision of the Lead, Chief, Supervisor, and/or Manager: process laboratory specimens, perform data entry, transport specimens, prepare reagents, prepare specimen batches for instrumentation, maintain equipment, and manage laboratory supplies. Must be a self-sufficient, independent worker; skilled problem-solver; and a CHOP ICARE and Service Standard champion.
Job Responsibilities

Specimen Processing

  • Assess specimen acceptability and integrity to meet laboratory requirements for testing
  • Triage, accession, process, and route specimens following established procedures
  • Store specimens according to laboratory-specific storage directives as needed
  • Retrieve stored specimens for additional processing as needed


Customer Service

  • Face-to-face
    • Guided by CHOP ICARE and Service Standards
    • Interfacing with laboratory staff, medical staff, medical courier, and vendors
    • Provide a collaborative experience
    • Diffuse anger or frustration, seek to provide solutions
    • Answer questions and direct to appropriate answers, resources, or subject matter experts
  • Phone
    • Proper phone etiquette following established procedures
    • Ensure a warm tone of voice
    • Diffuse anger or frustration, aim to provide solutions
    • Answer questions and direct to appropriate answers, resources, or subject matter expert
    • Call critical lab values to clinician
  • Specimen handling
    • Treat each specimen as a patient
    • Exhaust all options when problem-solving to avoid re-collection
  • Coworkers
    • Works collaboratively and effectively with co-workers and staff in order to resolve conflicts and meet departmental and institutional goals.


Equipment maintenance

  • Maintain and clean medical laboratory equipment
  • Engage senior laboratory team members or technical support as needed for troubleshooting


Inventory

  • Assists in monitoring of inventory control
    • Cycle Counting
    • Unpacking and restocking


Limited messenger service as required

  • Promptly delivers specimens or paperwork throughout the health care campus as required.
  • Promptly activates and executes the pneumatic tube downtime procedures as required
  • Is knowledgeable in the use of resources to identify transport temperatures for all specimens and ensure stability


Operational procedure manual

  • Regularly reviews operational procedure manuals
  • Maintains individual annual technical competency assessments


Reagent Preparation

  • Prepares reagents following established laboratory procedures


Performs other duties as assigned

Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Job Responsibilities (Continued)
Required Licenses, Certifications, Registrations
Required Education and Experience
Required Education:
Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic
Additional Technical Requirements
  • Training and competence in advanced Phlebotomy and/or Central Lab procedures
  • Staff training
  • Able to work within in a project team environment
  • Knowledge: basic biology, basic chemistry, English language, customer service, public safety and security
  • Technology skills: electronic mail, Microsoft Office applications, typing, internet software, Microsoft Windows
  • Other skills: active listening, reading comprehension, critical thinking, speaking, complex problem solving, monitoring, time management, writing, active learning, coordination, judgment and decision making, service orientation, social perceptiveness.
  • Abilities: oral expression, near vision, manual dexterity, perceptual speed, information ordering, problem sensitivity, oral comprehension, finger dexterity, written comprehension, arm-hand steadiness, deductive reasoning, selective attention, speech clarity, speech recognition, visual color discrimination, writing expression, number facility
To carry out its mission, it is of critical importance for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) to keep our patients, families and workforce safe and healthy and to support the health of our global community. In keeping with this, CHOP has mandated all workforce members on site at any CHOP location for any portion of their time be vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of employment. This mandate also applies to workforce members performing work for CHOP at non-CHOP locations. Additionally, all workforce members based in or regularly scheduled to work at any New Jersey location are mandated to be both vaccinated and boosted for COVID-19, with booster timing consistent with applicable guidelines. The CHOP COVID-19 vaccine mandate is in alignment with applicable local, state and federal mandates. CHOP also requires all workforce members who work in patient care buildings or who provide patient care to receive an annual influenza vaccine. Employees may request exemption consideration for CHOP vaccine requirements for valid religious and medical reasons. Please note start dates may be delayed until candidates are fully immunized or valid exemption requests are reviewed. In addition, candidates other than those in positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, must attest to not using tobacco products.
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