LifeSource Lab Assistant in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Lab Assistant

Category:Clinical Services/Diagnostics

Facility:Centralized Transfusion Services (CTS)

Schedule:Full Time

Shift:Varied Shifts

Job Details:High School Diploma or Equivalent RequiredAuthorized to Work in U.S.1 year of customer service experienceITxM Clinical Services is a network of integrated transfusion services which supports an extensive group of major hospitals and other healthcare facilities in the Pittsburgh region.Our integrated staff operates on-site at hospitals and off-site at central laboratory facilities. Facilitated by computerization and automated testing, our expert team rotates among all sites. CTS functions include compatibility testing, specialized serological testing, product preparation and issue, and medical support. Annual blood and component throughput for CTS includes more than 112,000 units of red blood cells and 200,000 units of other blood components.This position assists in providing blood, blood products, derivatives, and other non-serological testing services to hospital customers and supports the non serologic testing function of the transfusion service. A HS diploma or equivalent is required; Associate or Bachelors degree in Biological Science is preferred. 2-3 years of experience in healthcare, customer service position or post high school training in a medical support program. Good oral communication and customer service interaction skills are required. Strong time management organizational and multi-tasking skills required. Ability to complete basic mathematical calculations. Strong attention to detail with ability to complete tasks to precise regulatory quality standards. Must be able to prioritize work demands and anticipate patient needs. Ability to equate a medical diagnosis to transfusion needs. Strong oral communication required. Computer skills are also required.ITxM is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate in employment and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or status as a qualified individual with a disability or Vietnam era or other protected veteran. ITxM's policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment.We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefit package that includes Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability, Employee/Dependent Life Insurance, Flex Spending Options, 403(b) Retirement Savings (with company match), Tuition Reimbursement, Vacation/Sick/ Personal Days, and 6 Paid Holidays.Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:* Act 33 / 34 /73 and NRC clearance must be obtained within 30 days of the start of employment. ** Must be able to pass Nuclear Regulatory Commission Trustworthy and Reliable vetting in order to obtain clearance due to irradiators in facilities.