Laboratory Assistant Job Description Sample
Laboratory Assistant I Or Laboratory Assistant II- Laboratory
City Onalaska State Wisconsin Telecommute No Department Laboratory Medicine & Pathology Why Mayo Clinic Clinical laboratory assistant with phlebotomy and clerical responsibilities Position description Under general supervision, perform tasks to assistant laboratory technical staff and laboratory leadership. May perform multiple functions such as phlebotomy, clerical work, sample processing, and laboratory testing.
If performing phlebotomy, must greet patients. Must recognize when further clarification is needed from clinical staff (e.g. providers and nursing staff) regarding laboratory orders and obtain required information to process laboratory specimens in a timely manner. Recognizes the importance of proper patient identification and respects patient confidentiality at all times.
Conveys accurate laboratory test result information to providers and other clinical staff while ensuring that “read back” policies are adhered to at all times. Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent. Additional qualifications Experience working in a medical field, preferred.
Phlebotomy experience, preferred. Willingness to travel to other MCHS locations for assignments as needed. Moderate to advanced computer skills needed.
Possess good written and oral communication skills, the ability to prioritize work, manage time wisely, and adjust to changes in work volumes and projects. Excellent customer service skills. License or certification For Lab Assistant I- Basic Life Support certification may be required depending on location of hire.
Limited X-Ray Machine Operator (LXMO) certification may be required depending on location of hire. For Lab Assistant II- Applicant must possess and maintain a phlebotomy certification from an approved laboratory certification agency, a Medical Assistant certification, a MLT certification or an MT certification. Basic Life Support certification may be required depending on location of hire.
Limited X-Ray Machine Operator (LXMO) certification may be required depending on location of hire. Exemption status Non-exempt Compensation Detail Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $14.02 per hour for Lab Assistant I and $14.75 per hour for Lab Assistant II. Benefits eligible Yes Schedule Part Time Hours / Pay period 60 Schedule details Varying shifts through clinic hours 6:30 am
9:00 pm Weekend schedule Weekend coverage required on a rotational basis. Weekend hours are 8:00 am
5:00 pm Category Clinical Labs and Research Job posting number 93545BR Recruiter Rhonda Wilson Equal opportunity employer Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).
Staff Laboratory Assistant III - Chemistry Laboratory Coordinator
Dept of Chemistry General
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in a related field. Masters degree in Chemistry preferred.
One year of experience in a laboratory at a university, college or experience in a related area. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered. Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Performs under supervision, a wide variety of routine and technical tasks including maintaining and operating a laboratory for an academic unit, learning center or research project or grant. Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only): Interprets and applies routine but moderately complex directives requiring limited judgment and ordinary attention and care to tasks such as, but not necessarily limited to, supervising student personnel, scheduling, establishing procedures, maintaining inventory, ordering supplies, equipment maintenance and repair, sanitation, security, and compliance with university and government procedures, standards, rules and regulations. Conducts weekly teaching prep sessions for the lab assistants.
Responsible for generating laboratory grades for lecture instructors. Serves as instructor of record for laboratory courses. Collects samples and conducts field sampling and field measurements. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Laboratory Assistant II - Clinical Laboratory Services
Providence is calling a Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist II to Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA.
This is a 0.875 FTE, night shift position that will be working a 7 on / 7 off schedule. We are seeking a Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist II to be responsible for phlebotomy and processing of appropriate samples for testing, to include: computer inquiry and entry to maintain patient demographics; processing and preparing samples; and processing, preparing and packaging samples for delivery to reference labs.
In this position you will:
Perform venipuncture and capillary procedures on pediatric and adult inpatient and outpatient populations.
Perform blood draws on neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients, are completed within appropriate time frames, using appropriate safety devices or tools for the situation.
Communicate with appropriate staff regarding difficulties in drawing blood; draw lists are reviewed on time; STATS and timed samples are collected and processed according to policy.
Perform special procedures that may include: glucose tolerance, blood cultures. In some locations, EKG, legal drug screens urine collections, breath alcohol, and paternity testing; operate multi-computer system to include the laboratory information system (LIS).
Complete manually or by computer system, orders for esoteric testing referred outside the laboratory, which may include test research, documentation, special transportation measures, sample preparation, packing, etc.
Use hospital and laboratory information system programs, to include (in the pre-analytic phase) sample labeling, log-in, test cancellation, test modification, test add-on, etc, and in the post-Analytic phase, final sample disposition into the sample inventory system/storage; enter accurate and complete information at registration and order entry.
Process all specimen types including blood, urine, cultures and body fluids; process specimens to include: labeling, centrifugation, aliquoting, preserving and dispatching for testing.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Completion of a Phlebotomy course (including completion of a 4 week internship in Phlebotomy in a clinical laboratory setting), or completion of an accredited Medical Assistant Course, or 6 months of related laboratory work experience and eligible for DOH Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy license.
Keyboarding skills - 30 WPM; keypunch skills
CPR certification; CPR training completed by 1st month of employment.
Active DOH Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant-Certified license (which includes the 7 hours of Blood Borne Pathogens training) About the hospital you will serve. Providence Regional Medical Center Everett in Everett, WA is the state’s most award-winning hospital for medical care; having received the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence four years in a row. Our new state-of-the-art 12 story hospital tower and the implementation of an electronic medical records system will significantly enhance our patient’s experience throughout the continuum of care. The hospital is located in Snohomish County on the Sound and close to the mountains, so outdoor activities such as snow skiing, kayaking, and golfing are at your doorstep. The communities in Snohomish have all the comforts and appeal of small towns, with historical districts, beautiful homes, interesting boutiques, and unique restaurants, yet the city life of Seattle and Bellevue are just 30 minutes south, while the cosmopolitan city of Vancouver, BC lies only 2 hours north. We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/
Our Mission As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
About Us Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Phlebotomist & Lab Support
Req ID: 171126
Laboratory Assistant Lead – Laboratory Processors – Orlando - Nights
Laboratory Assistant Lead – Laboratory Processors – Orlando
- Nights Orlando seeks to hire a Laboratory Assistant Lead who will embrace our mission to extend the healing ministry of Christ. Facility Profile: Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,107-bed Florida Hospital Orlando, serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America. Florida Hospital Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country. We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year. Department Profile: The laboratory at the Orlando campus is accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and serves the patients at the Orlando campus, esoteric testing from other Florida Hospital campuses and the broader community through the outreach services of the Florida Hospital Laboratories. This team provides services including chemistry, hematology, transfusions, microbiology, immunology, special chemistry, molecular diagnostics, tissue typing, diagnostic hematology, cytology and pathology. The laboratory goal is to produce safe, accurate and timely test results through the use of innovative instrumentation and efficient work processes, all performed in a cost efficient manner. Over 36 million results are reported on an annual basis. These efforts are supported by over 390 staff members including pathologists, technologists, lab assistants and support staff. Work Hours/Shifts: 3rd Shift Weekend; 10:00pm-6:30am
The Lead Laboratory Assistant performs various laboratory support procedures in assigned areas which may include phlebotomy and/or specimen processing in clinical and anatomical pathology areas. He/she assists the Department Manager in scheduling, assigning the workload for the shift, and troubleshooting problems. He/she must meet the required basic continuing education and department specific requirements. Work customarily involves practical knowledge in various laboratory procedures and support functions. Advanced problem solving skills required. Active participation in Laboratory, Campus, or Community programs required. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Knowledge, Skills, Education, & Experience Required:
Technical skills and aptitudes related to the laboratory procedures or processes performed in department or work area assigned.
Independent problem solving skills.
Able to effectively communicate verbally and in written form in English with patients, staff, and customers of varied backgrounds in a respectful, effective, and professional manner.
Ability to read text and numbers in English, with demonstrated ability to comprehend, measure, reason, match, problem solve, and exercise judgment under supervision. Ability to respond appropriately to buzzers, bells, flashing lights, and pagers.
Ability to learn and apply computer related applications and programs, including using electronic keyboards and other peripheral devices
Mature judgment and the ability to handle confidential information within Florida Hospital guidelines and applicable regulations.
Ability to handle infectious biological specimens, caustics, toxic chemicals and/or irritants appropriately and safely.
Completion of Blood Collection Program, Medical Assistant Program, or similar training program appropriate to anticipated department assignment, OR * 1-year experience in hospital laboratory setting appropriate to department work assigned. (Preferred) * Associates degree laboratory sciences, business or healthcare related field, OR * 2 years post secondary education in Management/Business or Health related fields (Preferred) Licensure, Certification, or Registration Required:
- Nationally certified in blood collection if phlebotomy duties are required, OR * Certification as a Lab Assistant (Preferred)
Demonstrates through behavior Florida Hospital’s Core Values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program
Performs assigned pre-analytical activities related to laboratory testing, which may include general equipment maintenance, function checks and documentation; inventory control and supply stocking; blood specimen collection to include phlebotomy and skin puncture for all age groups; biological specimen processing; cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces; and other pre-analytical activities.
Continually maintains workspaces in a neat, organized, and properly supplied; properly stores documentation and paperwork.
Performs post-analytical activities related to laboratory testing as needed to support assigned department.
Performs various support activities to facilitate operation of assigned department or work area; acts as a proficient resource for all departmental tasks and training.
Assists Laboratory management with special projects as assigned including scheduling or in-services as requested. Provides basic coaching and mentoring to staff. Attends and participates in department meetings.
In the absence of the Manager or Assistant Manager, facilitates workflow and problem resolution.) * Assists in teaching new staff and Phlebotomy Students when assigned
Provides resolution to customer service issues within guidelines and supports education to clinical staff.
Participates in, and has knowledge of, laboratory and hospital Performance Improvement activities, including evaluation of new equipment and/or procedures or methods.
Adheres to the Florida Hospital Corporate Compliance Plan and to all rules and regulations of all applicable local, state, and federal agencies and accrediting bodies.; protects confidentiality of patient information and results at all times.
Provides and acts on technical and support information related to the elements of laboratory testing for all age groups, from neo-nates through geriatric patients.
Follows and enforces appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned or directed to ensure the smooth operation of the department or unit. If you want to be a part of a team that is dedicated to delivering the highest quality in patient care, we invite you to explore the Laboratory Assistant Lead opportunity with Orlando and apply online today. Job Keywords: Phlebotomist, Lab Assistant, Specimen Processor, Lead, Orlando
Title: *Laboratory Assistant Lead – Laboratory Processors – Orlando
Laboratory Assistant - Laboratory Services - Mount Carmel East
Mount Carmel East Apply Now CURRENT COLLEAGUE? Apply Later Job ID 00058786 Location Columbus, Ohio Schedule Part time Shift Regular Department:
OH1MH_19006_001 Histology Mce Expected Weekly Hours: 20 Shift: Day Shift Position Purpose: At Mount Carmel, we work to continuously inspire one another.
Here, all are welcome. It is this culture of humility and compassion that sets Mount Carmel apart. We see the big picture and do the right thing.
That means a dedication to the well-being our both our colleagues and the patients they serve. Job Description Details: Our Laboratory Assistant colleagues support our mission in a variety of ways.
Their compassion and commitment to collaborative excellence positively impacts our patients and the communities we serve. This is what truly sets Mount Carmel apart. In return, Mount Carmel provides excellent learning and growth opportunities, excellent benefits and opportunities to succeed.
In accordance with the Mission and Guiding Behaviors; the Laboratory Assistant receives and distributes specimens to the appropriate laboratory section. Processes and prepares specimens for testing and send out. Produces reports for faxing or delivery as needed and communicates appropriate information to the health care team.
Ensure accurate registration and placement of test orders with all information required. Responsibilities
- Customer Service
- Establishes, maintains, and improves strong positive relationships with the medical staff, the public, other Mount Carmel Health departments and own department staff.
Works actively to instill and maintain cost prevention and cost containment. Assesses the acceptability of the specimens sent/brought to the laboratory.
Performs contract management and LIS registrations. Maintains all required documentation.
Places patient orders accurately. Requirements/Qualifications
High school diploma or equivalent.
Basic computer skills required. Working knowledge of medical terminology is desirable.
Previous experience in health related field preferred. Discovering opportunities, support and excellence – all while making a real difference in patients’ lives – begins at Mount Carmel. Find a new beginning and advance your career with us.
Mount Carmel and all its affiliates are proud to be equal opportunity employers. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation or physical ability. Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion Trinity Health employs more than 120,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 21 states.
Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions. Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Laboratory Assistant Iii, General Laboratory
Provide age-appropriate phlebotomy services; perform laboratory specimen processing; use clinical information systems to fulfill laboratory orders; provide results of testing and other information to patient care teams; create accounts for laboratory specimens in hospital demographics/billing system; train new employees; participate in process improvement efforts aimed at improving direct patient care and flow of specimens through the laboratory. Required Education/Experience: - High school graduate or equivalent and at least one of the following:
At least two (2) years experience in laboratory specimen processing and/or phlebotomy; or
Successful completion of a phlebotomy program through a postsecondary school or college accredited by a regional or national accrediting organization recognized by the U.S. Dept of Education; or
Laboratory related college courses including Clinical Laboratory Assisant associate degree program or bachelor’s degree coursework in Biology, Chemistry, or related fields. Required Credentials: - Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist certification to be obtained within the first 6 months of employment. Preferred: - Completion of an approved phlebotomy program
Phlebotomy Certification by an agency approved by the U.S. Department of Education or National Commission for Health Certifying Agencies (NCHCA). A.S.C.P. or N.C.A grants common credentials.
Pediatric phlebotomy experience
Associate or Bachelor’s degree in laboratory-related field Working Job Title: Laboratory Assistant III, General Laboratory Job ID / Requisition Number: 2018-25983 FTE/Hours per pay period: 1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods) Name: North Clinic Lab Shift: Day Shift
Laboratory Assistant - Rwmc
Full Time Shift: 1st Shift Hours: Contact Information: Contact: Ron Yardeni Address:
Under the direction of the Central Processing Supervisor, the Laboratory Assistant performs all work station functions in the Central Processing area of the Laboratory, including electronic patient registration, test ordering, processing laboratory specimens for analysis, electronic ordering and packaging of specimens referred to a reference laboratory for analysis, specimen handling and planting of microbiology specimens, and processing specimens for cytologic and pathologic examination. Performs the duties of a Client Services Representative when needed.
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Experience: Medical terminology and computer skills required. Previous laboratory experience preferred
Phlebotomist / Laboratory Assistant
Phlebotomist / Laboratory Assistant Work Schedule: Full-Time, Sunday-Thursday from 4am-12:30pm Location: Medical City Plano Medical City Plano is a full-service, 493-bed acute care hospital with more than 1,600 employees and over 1,000 physicians on staff, representing over 70 specialties and subspecialties. The medical staff at Medical City Plano is a diverse group of experienced professionals. They are dedicated and committed to using new technologies and keeping up-to-date on recent advancements in health care. Every member of our staff - including nurses, radiologists, therapists, pharmacists, support staff, management and administration - is focused on the health and comfort of every patient who comes through our doors. Phlebotomist / Lab Assistant Job Responsibilities Include:
Receptionist duties for the laboratory
Coordinating laboratory activities
Responsible for phlebotomy
Attendance and being on time, ready to work your scheduled hours is an essential job function. Phlebotomy / Lab Assistant Job Qualifications Include:
High school diploma/GED preferred
Phlebotomy certification preferred * 1 year or equivalent phlebotomy training program
Ability to listen, interact and communicate verbally and in writing.
Title:Phlebotomist / Laboratory Assistant
Location:Texas-Plano-Medical City Plano
Description: Dreaming of living in paradise? Want to join a team delivering unmatched patient care?
Enjoy leading an incredible team? If so, we have the perfect role for you!
What We Stand For: Lower Keys Medical Center is a comprehensive regional healthcare resource committed to the delivery of consistent quality services in a safe and fiscally responsible manner that meet the needs of patients, physicians, employees and our community; and to the maintenance of an environment that encourages individual development, teamwork and pride with compassion and respect for each person.
What We Do: Lower Keys Medical Center (LKMC) is a 167 bed, full service, Joint Commission accredited, outstanding, acute care medical facility with a 24/7 emergency room 24/7 laboratory 24/7 radiology services 24/7 specially equipped medical transport helicopter LKMC has a partnership with the world class medical facility--Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, FL--for the cardiac services and other advanced care it provides. LKMC is also proud to be the only hospital in the Florida Keys that offers labor and delivery services.
We also offer physical therapy in Key West using a multi-joint strength system, in addition to other innovative systems and equipment for customized rehabilitation. LKMC is fully accredited by the State of Florida and the gold standard, The Joint Commission.
Why You Want to Be a Part of It : When someone joins the Lower Keys Medical team, they aren t just joining another hospital; they become part of something so much larger. We believe 1 minute wasted on a job you re miserable in is 1 minute you could be doing something incredible that you actually believe in.
Our company culture is collaborative, invigorating and above all, facilitates unmatched patient care. What Does a Laboratory Assistant Do? : As a Laboratory Assistant with Lower Keys Medical Center, you will spend your day… Performing activities and other tasks as necessary in the general laboratory, and histology environments. You will also perform basic clerical duties, i.e. monitoring incoming and outcoing phone calls, faxes and mail, maintaining office supplies and ordering as needed, etc. You will be responsible for cleaning, disinfecting, and maintaining cleanrooms and equipment.
Assisting with the receipt and inspection of raw materials, and the ordering and stocking of materialsand equipment. The logging, identification, and labeling of specimens collected by the facility. Following up with the Pathology Department throughout the day regarding documentation, reporting and research results.
This position works closely with our Case Management Department. You will rely on your experience and judgment to plan and accomplish both short term and long term goals. You will work under general supervision. What s In It For You?: Joining the LKMC team gives you an unmatched experience of being a part of something much larger, growth potential, full benefits package, competitive salary, etc.
QualificationsWhich Qualifications Do You Need? : In order to set you up for success, you need the basics of… Requires High School diploma or GEDisrequired. You will rely on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
Familiarity with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Two years of experience is preferred however it is not required. Lower Key Medical Center is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
Job:Histology - Pathology
Organization:Lower Keys Medical Center
Laboratory Assistant - Clinical Lab
Overview Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visitfor more information.
ResponsibilitiesLABORATORY ASSISTANT â€“ CLINICAL LABORATORY Northridge Hospital Medical Center All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization. The LABORATORY ASSISTANT is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner with respect and dignity . Under the direction of the Director of Laboratory Services and Laboratory Supervisor, this position is assigned the responsibility of various duties associated with clinical laboratory functions which are technical and clerical in nature such as answering telephones, charting, computer housekeeping. This position may be assigned the responsibility of blood specimen collection for the clinical laboratory using proper and approved techniques for either venipunctures or capillary methods, and other duties as required.
High school diploma or equivalency
Knowledge of medical terminology
One (1) year laboratory clerical and/or phlebotomy experience in an acute care facility
Phlebotomy training must meet needs of newborn through geriatric populations
For direct patient care, AHA BLS certification
Phlebotomy certification is required
Current Los Angeles County fire card is required
MS Windows Operating System, MS Word and MS Excel helpful This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later. Connect With Us! Not ready to apply, or can't find a relevant opportunity? to learn more about a career at Dignity Health and experience #humankindness. Equal Opportunity Dignity Health is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by telephone at (415) 438-5575 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this telephone number.
Employment TypePart Time w/o Benefits
DepartmentClinical Laboratory ServicesHours / Pay Period32
FacilityNorthridge Hospital Medical Center
Standard Hours1230-2100, Fri, Every other weekend
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