Technical Assistant

Technical Assistant

St. Joseph's Healthcare System | Paterson, NJ, 07501, US
Salary Range:$32,000 – $51,000 Salary range estimated by Zippia

Posted 7 days ago

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St. Joseph's Health is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization's outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation's "100 Best Places to Work in Health Care".

Job Overview

Pathology: Under close supervision and in accordance with detailed policies and procedures, retrieves, receives, accessions and labels surgical pathology specimens, answering phones, handling customer inquiries, performing printing of laboratory test results, recording information into logs and/or documents, and performing various other routine clerical duties. Assists with placement of bodies and/or remains into the morgue, and release of same to authorized agencies or persons. Assists with specimen preparation and packaging for dispatch to reference laboratories.

Logistic: Under close supervision and in accordance with detailed policies and procedures, handles customer inquiries, performs routine clerical duties, performs printing and charting of laboratory results, performs specimen receipt and accessioning and specimen processing for assigned areas of the laboratory.

Blood Bank:Under close supervision and in accordance with detailed policies and procedures is responsible for inventory of blood products and supplies, including the ordering, receipt, recording, and computer entry of received inventory. Processes, selects, modifies, prepares and issues blood and blood products for transfusion. Performs daily quality control on equipment, and blood/blood component refrigerators and freezers.


* Work requires a High School diploma or equivalent and basic technical training, usually one year or less.
* Work requires the ability to gather and interpret data in situations where the information or problems are not overly difficult or complex. Work requires the ability to exchange information on factual matters with appropriate personnel.
* Work may require interaction with patients and their families, visitors and/or other hospital personnel, where ordinary courtesy and tact are required.
* Work is performed according to established schedules and existing procedures, however employee must be able to set work priorities, organize work, and select proper equipment and supplies.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.