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department chart

mod a - organization

Lab director Pathologist or chief pathologist. Interprets the results and gives diagnosis. Top of the chart
Lab administrator or manager manage the day to day runnings of the lab. Second on the chart
department head or charge technologist each section within the lab may have their own supervisor. Scheduling and staffing. Third on the chart
Lab or Medical Technologist directs the work of other staff, responsible for maintaining the quality assurance standards, performs lab analysis. Is certified, 3 year program. Fourth on the chart
phlebotomist med lab assistant. performs a multitude of tasks from data entry to taking samples and preparing slides. Fifth on the chart
chemistry department one of the largest in the lab & performs the majority of tests.
triglyceride, cholesterol, electrolytes, creatinine, BUN, uric acid, liver and cardiac enzymes, bilirubin, serum protein and glucose tests are performed out of which department chemistry
hematology and coagulation conducts lab analysis testing to identify disease of the blod and blood forming tissues.
leukemia, anemia, infection and polycythemia tests are run out of which department hematology and coagulation
RBC, CBC, WBC, crit or Hct, Hgb or Hb, platelet count, diff are run out of which department hematology and coagulation
microbiology analyzes a specimen for the presence and type of microorganizms
C&S, cultures from: urine, stool, blood, nose and throat, body fluids and wound drainage would be sent to which department microbiology
bacteriology, virology, mycology, & AFB smears are done in which department microbiology
immunology and serology runs tests on blood serum to determine the antigen-antibody reaction of the body
mononucleosis, rheumatoid arthritis, AIDS or HIV, and syphilis tests are run out of which department immunology and serology
blood bank conducts routine testing on red blood cells and serum
blood typing and antibody tests, donor blood tests are done in which department blood bank
urinalysis may be performed within several departments depending on the lab.
S.G., pH, sugar, protein, ketone, nitrite, urobilinogen, bilirubin, occult blood in stool and leukocyte tests are done out of which department urinalysis
surgical and anatomical pathology perform: autopsy tests, surgical biopsy & cytology,
Created by: spicey



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