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Community Health Systems Inc.

Community Health Systems, Inc. is one of the nation'sleading operators of general acute care hospitals.The organization's affiliates own, operate or lease135 hospitals in 29 states, with an aggregate ofapproximately 20,000 licensed beds. In over 55 percentof the markets served, CHS-affiliated hospitals are thesole provider of healthcare services.  Read More

Address      4000 Meridian Boulevard, Franklin, TN 37067
Website      www.chs.net/
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Infectious Disease Assistant

Summary: Assists the Clinic Laboratory Scientists in Microbiology in the performance of semi-technical procedures.  Utilizing organizational, communication and computer skills, assists in performing procedures, which include microbiology and virology specimen set-ups and ova and parasite preparations.  Responsible for answering phone calls, entering data into the computer, complying with technical specifications and complying with laboratory and hospital safety procedures.

 

Essential Functions: Utilizing organizational, communication and computer skills performs procedures included in the skills review and other assigned tasks on a priority basis. Assists the CLS by performing procedures which include microbiology and virology specimen set-ups and ova and parasite preparations. Responsible for answering phone calls, entering data into the computer, complying with technical specifications, assisting with work flow, complying with laboratory and hospital safety procedures.

 

Communicates with staff to determine priority of work, change in work routine or when called away from section, and has the authority to make decisions relative to routine job duties.

Must demonstrate professionalism by completing skills review, identifying weaknesses, participating in educational activities, using the expertise of the laboratory staff and supervisory staff in dealing with problems, participation in meetings and being reliable and accountable on scheduled work days. Accountable for promoting the corporate philosophy of service excellence and guest relations by effectively relating with patients, their families, visitors, laboratory staff and members of other disciplines and departments. Perform related duties as required.

Qualifications
 

 

Education:

High School diploma or equivalent.  College courses in biology, chemistry, mathematics and medical terminology preferred.

 

Experience:

Recent clinical laboratory experience preferred.

 

Licenses/Certificates:

NA

 

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Full Time

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Phone:

(615) 465-7000

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