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myHealth provides a challenging and rewarding work environment for individuals with a passion to serve our community’s teens, young adults and families. myHealth is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, open and affirming employer without regard to: gender, race/color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, physical ability, status with public assistance, political affiliation, age, marital status, creed, and local human rights commission activity. All employment opportunities are posted on the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits job board.

Lab Coordinator, Medical Assistant-Clinic OSHA and Safety Officer

Date: July 20, 2021

Title: Lab Coordinator, Medical Assistant-Clinic OSHA and Safety Officer

Reports To: Director of Clinics

JOB DESCRIPTION 

This is a 20 hour a week benefits eligible position for an EXPERIENCED,  Lab Technician/MA to work in and supervise our PPM lab at our Hopkins clinic and Satellite sites. Working closely with the Medical/Lab Director, the Technical Supervisor will assist with the creation and implementation of lab policies and procedures, provide staff training, supervise lab staff, serve on the Operations Committee and work directly with clients to ensure quality lab and clinic services. 

This is a Monday thru Saturday position with the requirement of working Monday afternoon and evening, Thursdays and Saturdays. This position requires working at Hopkins clinic and satellite sites. Operations Committee, Clinic and All Staff meetings are on Thursday mornings.  This person will also serve as the organization’s OSHA, and Safety officer. 

Part time: 20 Hours a week, benefits eligible (17 hours clinic hours, and 3 hours office)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS 

1 CNA

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS 

  • Oversee the daily operations of the labs at all clinic sites. Perform and/or supervise phlebotomy, lab testing, requisitions, lab sample transport, client education regarding lab tests, rooming patient’s, audiometry, eye exams, and vital signs, and lab controls, and sterilize equipment as needed.
  • Maintain lab and exam room inventory and equipment, order lab and clinic supplies as needed, and complete daily, weekly and monthly lab equipment and control checks.
  • Cover all open lab shifts as needed at the Hopkins clinic and satellite sites.
  • Serve as the organizations OSHA/Safety officer. Maintain safety checklists; oversee annual OSHA training of all staff. Attend OSHA trainings as needed, and provide monthly safety updates at Operation and clinic team meetings.
  • Work closely with Medical/Lab director on all lab needs and concerns, assist Lab Director in writing policies and procedures related to lab operations

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Serve on Operations Committee. This team determines clinic needs, changes in procedures, implements policies, determines clinic flow, addition of services, and educates all clinic staff on operating procedures. 
  • Account for, record and file lab results.  Check the Rosetta Holding Tank Weekly for lab results.
  • EHR lab super user, train all clinic staff on ordering labs, and pulling client results
  • Contact outside lab to follow up on labs, use as a resource, and investigate the addition of new lab testing
  • Adhere to all HIPPA guidelines/regulations
  • Support the mission and objectives of myHealth
  • Supervise,  assist in hire, review, educate, schedule lab staff (Medical Assistant, CNA)
  • Excellent client service skills, communicates with effectiveness, tact, courtesy and professionalism
  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor, Medical Director or Executive Director
  • Report workplace hazards to your supervisor and/or safety officer

QUALIFICATIONS

Required 

  • Minimum of a two year college degree AND 1 year current lab experience
  • Must be a Certified Medical Assistant, Lab Technician, or willing to become certified
  • Must be able to pass required criminal background check 
  • Possess a valid driver’s license
  • Experience creating policies and procedures
  • Attention to quality and detail when performing lab tests, controls, and using and maintaining lab equipment including centrifuge, sterilizers
  • Experience and desire to do hands-on lab collection, phlebotomy, and patient interaction
  • Working knowledge of CLIA, HIPAA and OSHA standards
  • Working with a collaborative team of health care professionals
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from a variety of economic, social and culturally diverse backgrounds also required
  • Technical proficiency in basic computer applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Committed to the mission of the myHealth

Preferred 

  • Work experience in an ambulatory clinic setting desired
  • Experience in non-profit health care, reproductive health or adolescent issues
  • Supervision experience

LAB SKILLS:

  • EMR experience and basic computer skills utilizing Microsoft word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, internet
  • Experience performing lab controls
  • Experience performing vital signs
  • Excellent customer service skills when interacting with clients, vendors and staff
  • CPR certified (BLS for healthcare)

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT 

Environmental/Working Conditions:  Work is performed in a clinic environment.  Work may be stressful and fast paced at times due to a busy office.  Interaction with others is constant and interruptive.

Physical Demands:  May require occasional lifting of supplies and equipment up to 50 pounds.  Lab requires exposure to ill clients and possible BBP exposure.

Blood/Fluid Exposure Risk: Tasks involve exposure to blood, fluids or tissue

myHealth for Teens and Young Adults is dedicated to building a culturally diverse staff committed to working in an inclusive environment.

Please email a resume and cover letter to [email protected] and visit our website at www.myhealthmn.org for more information.
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