Lab Assistant Training Program (Internal To MGH Employees Only)

Mainegeneral Health Augusta , ME 04332

Posted 1 week ago

Lab Assistant Training program (Internal to MGH employees only)
40 Hours

35 Medical Center Parkway

Augusta, Maine, 04330

United States

Lab Assistant Training program (Internal to MGH employees only)

About the Program

  • This is a 4.5 week paid education opportunity to be trained as a lab assistant.

  • The program is fast-paced and will require homework consisting of reading assignments, terminology, and chapter assignments.

  • Upon successful completion of the program, applicants will work full time as a lab assistant in one of four available positions.

  • The first part of the program will consist of 100 hours of classroom instruction which includes some student labs.

  • The hours for the classroom instruction are M-F 7:00am-3:30pm.

  • There are several graded events which include 3 written exams and a final exam (total of 4 written tests). Students must pass with a cumulative score of 77% to move on to the second half of the program. Those scoring below 77% will be eliminated from the program.

  • The second part of the program will consist of 100 hours of clinical rotation. The hours for the clinical rotation are variable and may consist of days or evenings and a weekend. There will also be assignments that will need to be completed outside of the scheduled workday during the clinical rotation.

  • Due to the fast-paced nature of the program, attendance is critical. Any absences may result in dismissal from the program (case-by-case).


  • 3 References required

  • Cover letter will accompany resume explaining your interest in the program and why you would be successful in the program and as an employee in the lab.

  • Supervisor & Peer interviews

  • 4-8-hour job shadow is required

Shifts and positions we have to fill are:

  • 1 FT Days
  • 1 FT Day/Evening Variable
  • 2 FT Evenings

By applying for the program and upon successful completion, you are committing to staying with the lab for 2 years.

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