Lab Assistant

Requisition ID
2021-150462
Employment Type
Per Diem
Department
Clinical Laboratory Services
Shift
Day
Standard Hours
4:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Facility / Process Level : Name
CHI Franciscan St Joseph Medical Center
Location
WA-TACOMA

Overview

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

Responsibilities

Expectations:

Create a positive patient experience for pediatric and adult patients needing venipuncture, capillary procedures, and special collections
Process and prepare samples for testing to include validating patient identity, centrifugation, aliquoting, and preserving sample integrity
Conduct Breath Alcohol Testing and urine collection for drug screens
Follow Department of Transportation (DOT) guidelines where applicable
Record all order alterations accurately and timely
Utilize our hospital and lab information systems for specimen labels and orders
Test ready samples are delivered for testing or packaged for dispatch following specific guidelines.
Record final disposition into the sample inventory system/storage program

 

Qualifications

Education/Work Experience Requirements
Completion of a phlebotomy course at a vocational college or equivalent technical school, including completion of a 4-week internship in Phlebotomy in a clinical lab setting; OR equivalent on-the-job training with recent lab experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge/skills/abilities required.
Two years of recent related work experience in a clinical laboratory setting, phlebotomy clinic or other Patient Service Center and one year of insurance collection/data entry work experience that demonstrates attainment of the requisite job knowledge and skills/abilities preferred.

Licensure/Certification
Current Washington State certification as a Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist, OR
Current Washington State certification as a Medical Assistant.
National registration with ASCP in Phlebotomy preferred.

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