Nov 10, 2018

Laboratory Assistant - Ambulatory Patient Service Center (Full Time)

  • Sutter Health
  • Sacramento, CA
Full time Health Care

Job Description

**Description** **POSITION SUMMARY:** 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. **Qualifications** **MINIMUM POSITION REQUIREMENTS** **Education:** + 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:** + 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:** + 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. **Primary Location:** California, Greater Sacramento Area, Sacramento **Organization:** Sutter Medical Foundation - Central **Employee Status:** Regular **Employee Referral Bonus:** No **Benefits:** Yes **Position Status:** Non-Exempt **Union:** No **Job Shift:** Day **Shift Hours:** 8 Hour Shift **Days of the Week Scheduled:** Monday-Friday **Weekend Requirements:** One Weekend Shift a Month **Schedule:** Full Time **Hrs Per 2wk Pay Period:** 80 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 (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding 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 screening. 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.

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