Collects and handles clinical specimens. Performs therapeutic and diagnostic laboratory test procedures, operates laboratory equipment, report results, and perform other duties as assigned. Participates in quality management and accreditation activities. Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the patients served. Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development and is able to identify each patient's requirements relative to his/her age specific needs. Has knowledge of age, gender specific reference ranges and uses that knowledge in the performance and verification of patient test results.
Demonstrate the ability to use various computer programs in addition to the EMR system
Demonstrate the ability to multitask within and between laboratory sections
Demonstrate critical thinking abilities as it pertains to evaluating test results
Demonstrate the ability to operate and maintain various pieces of laboratory equipment.
Demonstrate the ability to microscopically identify hematology cell lines, cell inclusions, and body fluid components.
Demonstrate the ability to microscopically identify yeast, parasites, and differentiate gram positive / gram negative bacteria
Demonstrate the ability to perform manual test procedures
Demonstrates the ability to perform serological testing for blood types, crossmatch and prepare blood products.
Demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with others in an appropriate and timely manner. Adheres to and promotes established values of the organization, i.e. customer service, safety, infection control, and compliance standards.
Demonstrate consistency in following FGH policy, procedures, and standards of care in performing all duties.
Demonstrate participation in department meetings and education/training and meets the established deadlines for completion.
Demonstrate the ability to maintain a safe and clean environment within the clinical area in accordance with established standards and regulations.
Demonstrate critical thinking skills and uses professional judgment.
Demonstrate the ability to adhere to all work policies and work independently with minimal supervision in making clinical decisions in an orderly and functional manner in a challenging environment.
Internal Number: 28961 28951 28952
About FORREST GENERAL HOSPITAL
The Forrest Health system is a partnership of healthcare organizations formed to increase access to quality health care in south Mississippi.Since 1952, Forrest General Hospital has been a leader in medical excellence in south Mississippi. The hospital has grown from the original 90-bed facility into a 545-bed, Level II Regional Trauma Center. Forrest General is the flagship hospital for Forrest Health, a partnership of healthcare organizations formed to increase access to quality health care in south Mississippi. Other Forrest Health hospitals include: Highland Community Hospital, Picayune; Jefferson Davis Community Hospital, Prentiss; Marion General Hospital, Columbia; Walthall General Hospital, Tylertown; and The Orthopedic Institute, Hattiesburg.Forrest General Hospital consists of 545-inpatient beds with a 400-bed general medical/surgical facility; Pine Grove Behavioral Health and Addiction Services, an 88-bed chemical dependency and psychiatric unit; and Rehab Resource, a 24-bed rehabilitation unit. In addition, the hospital includes Forrest General's Home Care and Hospice, LiveWell Center, Cancer Center, and Wound Healing Center. Forrest General also provides all-levels of c...are for critical access care hospitals in the 19-county service area, including Covington County Hospital, Greene County Hospital, Hancock Medical Center, Jefferson Davis Community Hospital, Pearl River County Hospital & Nursing Home, Perry County General Hospital, Stone County Hospital, Inc., and Walthall General Hospital.