Full Time Benefits
Hiring immediately! The Laboratory Assistant under general supervision, collects and prepares specimens for analysis or other medical purposes utilizing appropriate equipment based on requirements for specified tests or procedures; verifies identity of patient; accurately labels, stores, distributes specimen for processing. Interacts successfully with patients. Maintains cooperative working relationship with medical and laboratory staff with focus on quality patient care.
COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment.
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Duties and Responsibilities;
Education: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Certified Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist, preferred
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to read and communicate effectively. Maintains skill level completing verification, competency, and/or proficiency documentation as required.. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and other departments. Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, and functions under stressful situations. Completes laboratory departmental competency testing as assigned and in a timely manner. Attends all mandatory meetings.
Lifting Requirements: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Requires walking or standing to a significant degree, pushing or pulling arm or leg controls or maintaining a production rate pace. Light work requires physical exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work.