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Laboratory Assistant - Ambulatory Patient Service Center

Job ID SMF-C-2105322 Date Posted 05/03/2021 Location Roseville, California Schedule/Shift Per Diem/ Day/Evening
Position Overview:
The Patient Service Center (PSC) Lab 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.

  • California State Phlebotomy Technician I or II Certification is required or must be a licensed healthcare professional (e.g. RN,, LVN,

    MLT, or CLS) and phlebotomy included within the scope of the license

  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Post-high school course work related to the medical field (e.g. medical terminology, basic anatomy, physiology, etc.) is preferred.
  • Experience in one or more of the following: phlebotomy,specimen processing or clerical (lab preferred).
  • Proficiency in laboratory and/or hospital information systems is highly desirable.
  • Patient contact in a hospital or outpatient setting is preferred.
  • Knowledge of medical terminology and laboratory operations is required.
  • General knowledge of blood borne pathogens and lab safety is preferred.
Special Skills/Equipment:
  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to work in a complex fast-paced environment and take appropriate actions in emergent situations.
  • Must be able to work within established timeframes with attention to detail and accuracy.

Organization: Sutter Medical Foundation - Central
Employee Status: Regular
Employee Referral Bonus: No
Benefits: No
Position Status: Non-Exempt
Union: No
Job Shift: Day/Evening
Shift Hours: 8 Hour Shift
Days of the Week Scheduled: Varied Days
Weekend Requirements: Saturday
Schedule: Per Diem
Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period: Per Diem
Applications Accepted: All Applications Accepted
Additional Location: Sacramento, California

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