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Laboratory Assistant - Per Diem, Variable

Job ID SAFH-1900520 Date Posted 01/10/2019 Location Auburn, California
Position Overview:

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Laboratory Assistant performs a variety of clerical and technical tasks associated with the pre and post-analytic phases of the laboratory work flow.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Appropriately manages laboratory information.
  • Collects blood specimens using age-appropriate techniques and receives/accessions samples for testing.
  • Completes registration and/or test order entry.
  • May occasionally assist clinicians in special procedures.
  • Processes specimens according to established protocol.



Qualifications:

MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • California State Phlebotomy Technician I or II Certification is required. 
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Post-high school course work related to the medical field (e.g. medical terminology,basic anatomy, physiology, etc.) is preferred.

Experience:

  • Experience in one or more of the following: phlebotomy,specimen processing or clerical (lab preferred).
  • Proficiencyin laboratory and/or hospital information systems is highly desirable.
  • Patient contact in a hospital setting is preferred.

Knowledge: 

  • Knowledge of medical terminology and laboratory operations is required.
  • General knowledge of blood bornepathogens and lab safety is preferred.

Skills:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able towork in a complex fast-paced environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations.
  • Must be able towork within established timeframes with attention to detail and accuracy.


Organization: Sutter Auburn Faith Hospital
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: Yes
Job Shift: Variable
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Rotating
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity, or expression, ancestry, national origin, age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state, and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.