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Lab Associate

Company: Westchester Medical Group, P.C.
Location: White Plains
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Job Description:

The Laboratory Assistant is accountable for the accuracy and reliability of all Anatomic Pathology Specimens accessioning under his/her supervision, both patient identification and specimen site must be accurately entered on a timely manner. Also filling of surgical and Cytology slides and blocks must be done on a daily basis with precision to make sure the material is file according to year and number, as stated onto the block/slides.Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities:Ensures that all accessioning performed under his/her supervision is according to established, approved procedures and quality control policies.Accessions all Pathology and Cytology specimens with proper verification of specimen and requisition information.Print Accession Logs after each specimen collection rounds - discarding the previous log, always keeping the must current log.Prints Cassettes for all specimens as needed.Maintain stock of 10% buffered formalin, alcohol, and xylene in the lab.Performs used 10% buffered formalin Neutralization maintaining proper QA control records.Dispose of specimen per section protocol and maintaining up to date records of specimen disposal.Maintains control of used xylene for disposal in flammable cabinet and maintains good stock of empty containers.File blocks and slides maintaining proper order by year and prefix.Pulls slide from files as plies with all WMG policies and OSHA regulations related to safety, cleanliness and infection control.Required Qualifications:High School degree or equivalentBroad knowledge of medical terminologyAbility to deal with confidential information with the utmost discretionStrong customer service skills are necessary in order to deal courteously and effectively with administration, peers and the publicSufficient technical ability to be able to troubleshoot independentlyCompany OverviewWestmed Medical Group is a large, award-winning multi-specialty medical practice, with headquarters in Purchase, NY. It is staffed by a team of over 500 Physicians and Advanced Practice Providers who are dedicated to providing coordinated, efficient and the highest quality of patient care at its 13 locations in Westchester County, NY and Fairfield County, CT. The practice, known for its one-stop-shopping medical experience for patients, uses state-of-the-art systems and has a national reputation for measured healthcare excellence. Westmed offers 60+ medical specialties and currently has over 1,000 employees. Our mission is to be your trusted partner in comprehensive, lifelong care. The foundation for service excellence at Westmed Medical Group starts with the patient experience and focusing on the complete total care of our patients. Westmed is recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Level 3 Medical Home, the highest achievable level. Westmed has been one of 480 Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) nationwide since 2012, and was ranked a Fortune 2017 Best Workplaces in Healthcare and in New York State.Here at Westmed Medical Group, we look for individuals who are interested in and seek a challenging, growth-oriented, dynamic and friendly environment. Individuals with a strong work ethic along with a caring personality are who we find to be most successful here, fitting into our not so basic mantra of simply being "Smart" & "Nice". Our organization is constantly looking to bring on like-minded people who have a genuine interest in helping people and possess an intellectual curiosity to try and do things better and more efficiently. We strive to bring out the best in all of our team members and provide individuals with the support they need to achieve their career aspirations while providing the best quality care to our patients.We provide a modern office environment, state-of-the-art equipment and technology as well as competitive benefits and salary. Our benefits include medical, dental, free copays for employees who see Westmed physicians, discounted vision glasses, life insurance, AD insurance, short-term and long-term disability, 401k and profit sharing, flexible spending plans, and more. Westmed Medical Group has also been GreatRated! as a Great Place to Work, the global authority on high-trust, high-performance workplace cultures.Westmed is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances. The information collected by this application is solely to determine suitability for employment, verify identity and maintain employment statistics on applicants.Westmed is committed to a long term, sustainable approach for safeguarding our environment to ensure that we are passing along a healthy planet to the next generation. Our company is dedicated to protecting the quality of the environment in which we all share.

Keywords: Westchester Medical Group, P.C., White Plains , Lab Associate, Other , White Plains, New York

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