Clinical Correlation I Coord in San Juan Capistrano, CA at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/23/2022

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Clinical Correlation I Coord - San Juan Capistrano, CA  - T-S

Look for more than answers.  Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far reaching consequences, and require sensitivity, tact and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As a Lab Technician you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

At Quest, Lab Technicians play an essential role in our success and in the services we provide. As a career, we offer a unique opportunity to develop your career with the #1 Diagnostic Lab in the US. We are tech driven, and we’re creating the lab of the future – an environment where you can deliver cutting edge diagnostics and help us drive new discoveries and breakthroughs.

Job Summary:

  • Responsible for performing daily phlebotomy activities, clinical specimen identification, and clinical specimen processing following established standard operating procedures in support of ongoing operational testing as well as new assay development. Activities may be focused individual projects or assignments as a member of a project team.
  • Job Accountabilities
  • Coordinate the acquisition, receipt, inventory, identification, distribution, retention, and destruction of clinical specimen used in assay development.
  • Coordinate the acquisition, receipt, and distribution of research results for statistical analysis as needed.
  • Understands specimen collection protocols (i.e. blood cultures, chain-of-custody, mid-stream urine collection).
  • Demonstrates appropriate phlebotomy skill for level of experience (i.e. 95% success rate on first venipuncture per patient).
  • Participate in the planning and implementation of internal/external blood draw events.
  • Administer National Quality Assurance blind studies to monitor assay performance.
  • Support Quality Assurance Internal Proficiency Testing programs.
  • Administer phlebotomy training in collaboration with CLS Training Programs Manager
  • Maintain the proper characterization, documentation, and storage of specimen using the Clinical Studies Integrated Systems biobank management application.
  • Supports compliance for HIPAA regulations and company policies.  Ensures compliance with all regulatory agency requirements through documentation audits or corrective actions.
  • Understands and abides by Universal Precautions procedures.
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with donors and outside vendors.
  • Maintains good public relation skills.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • A current CPT phlebotomy certification required
  • Minimum of 2 years of phlebotomy experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of general laboratory experience.
  • Must be flexible and available based on staffing requirements (weekends, holidays, on call, and/or overtime)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills such as word processing, statistical analysis, and laboratory information systems.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills.