Duke University CLINICAL TECHNICIAN II in Durham, North Carolina

102745BR

Auto req ID:

102745BR

Duke Entity:

DUHS CLINICAL LABS

Job Code:

4031 CLINICAL TECHNICIAN II

Job Description:

Must have a valid NC driver's license and clean driving record

General Description of the Job Class

Assist the Point of Care Testing (POCT) Supervisor in implementation and maintenance of Point of Care Testing instruments and kits involved in the Duke University Hospital Point of Care Testing Program to ensure quality patient care.

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Duties and Responsiblities of this Level:

  • Administrative duties to include: filing, scanning of documents, and data entry. Receiving and returning of instruments. Receive and properly store reagents.

  • Delivery of needed reagents to varies locations as needed.

  • Survey and identify POCT equipment and test kits within the Duke Hospital System.

  • Set up, operate, and maintain laboratory equipment and test systems according to established procedures/policies.

  • Monitor and perform troubleshooting/problem solving of instruments, test systems, interface and general laboratory problems: a) ensure documentation of problems, and b) recognize problems/situations that need to be brought to the attention of the POCT Supervisor and Director of Quality Improvement.

  • Assist in the implementation of External Proficiency Testing Programs for the POCT Program including distribution and pick-up.

  • Assist in the preparation of reports as requested by the POCT Tech III or POCT Supervisor to include: a) Monthly QC reports, b) Monthly/Quarterly quality indicator reports and c) Other laboratory status reports.

Assist the Point of Care Testing (POCT) Supervisor in implementation and maintenance of Point of Care Testing instruments and kits involved in the Duke University Hospital Point of Care Testing Program to ensure quality patient care.

  • Monitor the usage and purchase of supplies to maintain orderly work flow, ensuring maximum usage and minimum waste.

  • Interact in a professional manner with patients, doctors, nurses and other staff members.

  • Attend Continuing Education events in order to stay current with new developments within POCT.

  • Work at the Cardinal warehouse as needed to monitor the amount of manual product on hand, and perform all Quality Control for product distribution.

  • Monitor, investigate, and communicate to nursing staff patient data transmission problems.

  • Maintain data interface by reporting problems to Supervisor, DHTS, or interface vender.

  • Support POCT sites with troubleshooting of docking stations.

  • Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.

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Assist the Point of Care Testing (POCT) Supervisor in implementation and maintenance of Point of Care Testing instruments and kits involved in the Duke University Hospital Point of Care Testing Program to ensure quality patient care.

Duties and Responsiblities of this Level:

  • Must be skilled in the use of a computer and have knowledge of hierarchal databases and spreadsheet management (Excel/Word/PowerPoint).

  • Professional communication skills to interact with the POC Testing end users.

  • Working knowledge of laboratory and hospital computer systems is helpful.

  • Thorough knowledge of laboratory safety and infection control procedures and practices including standard precautions and hazardous chemical handling.

  • Ability to demonstrate required dexterity, knowledge, and ability to complete assigned laboratory tasks and skills, attention to detail and compliance with all appropriate regulatory and safety requirements.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with other employees.

  • Ability to perform independently in resolving lab problems.

  • Must be able to walk distances (North from South within 10 minutes)

  • Must have a vehicle to use for offsite visits.

  • Administrative duties to include: filing, scanning of documents, and data entry. Receiving and returning of instruments. Receive and properly store reagents.

Distinguishing Characteristics of this Level

  • Performs assigned response accurately and in a timely manner.

Location:

Durham

Exempt/Non-Exempt:

Non-exempt

Requisition Number:

401454740

Position Title:

CLINICAL TECHNICIAN II

Shift:

First/Day

Job Family Level:

B3

Full Time / Part Time:

FULL TIME

Regular / Temporary:

Regular

Department Name:

POC TESTING

Minimum Qualifications:

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employercommitted to providing employment opportunity without regard to anindividual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genderidentity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex,sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation,creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robustexchange of ideas—an exchange that is best when the rich diversity ofour perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achievethis exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feelsecure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals arerespected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our communityhave a responsibility to uphold these values.

Essential Physical Job Functions:Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System mayinclude essential job functions that require specific physical and/ormental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests forreasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.

Education

High School diploma or GED. For assignment to phlebotomy, completion ofa structured phlebotomy training course and clinical rotationrecommended.

Experience

Alternatively, an equivalent combination of relevant education and/orexperience.Must have at least 2 years experience as a Clin Tech I or Certificationas a Phlebotomist plus achieve required competency level for specifiedjob responsibilities.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

For assignment to Phlebotomy Services, certification as a Phlebotomistby a nationally recognized board/agency* is required; certification ofBasic Life Support preferred. Pediatric Phlebotomy requires PediatricPhlebotomy Certification.National Healthcare Association (NHA) --Clinical Laboratory PhlebotomyExamination (CLPlb), American Society of Clinical Pathologists--Phlebotomy Technician Examination [PBT(ASCP)], International Academy ofPhlebotomy Sciences (IAPS), National Phlebotomy Association (NPA),American Society of Phlebotomy Technicians (ASPT).