The Lab Assistant performs the pre-analytic phases of laboratory testing procedures and may also perform the analytic and post analytic phases of waived testing procedures. Duties include face to face and telephone customer service; computer data entry and retrival, workplace cleanliness and maintenance.
S/he is responsible for documentation of all activities, monitoring supplies, and compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements related to safety and lab testing. Responsible for following GH Laboratory policies and procedures.
Specimen Collection and Processing: Collects specimens for lab testing.
Has knowledge of special specimen collection and handling requirements for specific populations, eg. infants, pediatric and geriatric patients. Processes specimens for lab testing according to laboratory procedures.
Computer Data Entry and Retrival: Accessions specimens, retrieves information, enters results
Other duties: Participates in Performance Improvement activities.
Performs maintenance. Performs waived testing, EKG testing. Teaches phlebotomy students, employees.
Technical Resource: Helps resolve problems and answer pre-analytical procedural questions.
Serves as a frontline resource to laboratory customers. Assists in the review and updates of laboratory procedure manuals.
High School Diploma/GED.
License, Certification, Registration
Eligible for Washington State Department of Health issued credential by date of hire/transfer.
Must be able to apply for MA- Phlebotomist certification within seven (7) days from date of hire/transfer AND must receive this credential within sixty (60) days of hire.
Basic computer skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Recent completion of a phlebotomy program OR recent phlebotomy and clinical laboratory experience.
Phlebotomy and clinical laboratory training.
Washington State Department of Health issued credential by date of hire/transfer.
Possess a MA- Phlebotomist certification.
Primary Location: Washington,Gig Harbor,Gig Harbor Medical Center 5216 Point Fosdick Dr.
Scheduled Weekly Hours: 30 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 7:00 AM Working Hours End: 7:00 PM Job Schedule:
Part-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation:
UFCW ProTech Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Laboratory Department: lab Travel: No
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