Port Townsend, WA, USA
$16.56 - $25.84 DOE
Comprehensive Benefits Package
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Full-Time Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist Technician
Jefferson Healthcare, Port Townsend, WA
Jefferson Healthcare is looking for...
....a Full-Time, Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist Technician for our Laboratory team! We are very proud of the service we provide to our community and we would love for you to join our team. Please apply at jeffersonhealthcare.org/careers - We look forward to hearing from you! A current resume and cover letter are required for any applicant to be considered. This position will remain open until filled.
FTE: 1.0 FTE, full time
Positions available: 1
Schedule: Variable shift, could be 8, 10 or 12 hour shifts.
Days: May vary
GENERAL POSITION SUMMARY:
Performs many pre and post-analytical duties in assisting the Medical Technologists in the performance of their duties including phlebotomies, order entry, specimen collection and sample processing. The Laboratory Assistant also performs clerical functions, including giving results to providers, distribution of reports, charges, credits and supply ordering within the laboratory.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs phlebotomies including venipunctures, infant heel sticks, finger sticks and therapeutic phlebotomies and completes proper documentation
Processes specimens and results from reference lab
Collects other specimens including: blood cultures, blood alcohol and urine drug screens
Processes and documents specimens from local clinics for in-house testing and prepares specimens for courier
Maintains the laboratory and the outpatient drawing area in a neat, clean and orderly manner
Keeps lab glassware clean and restocked
Restocks, receives and inventories laboratory blood supplies
Performs computer entry of patient orders and demographics for outpatients and referral
Distributes reports and gives verbal reports on completed tests
Assists with filing and billing
Provides back-up support for clerical functions and report distribution within the laboratory
Other job duties as assigned by supervisor
Plates microbiological specimens
Assists training new employees and students
Enters patient charges
Assists tech with Blood Bank inventory, orders, returns and receipt as needed
Orders blood products as directed
Reconciles bills from reference labs
Fills orders from outside clinics and nursing stations
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or equivalent required
Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy certification required; as a condition of employment, application for MA-Phlebotomist Certification must be submitted to DOH within 90 days of hire.
BLS Certification required
Washington State AIDS Education curriculum required
Must stay current in knowledge base, certifications and licenses indicated above, and meet Hospital-mandated education requirements
1-3 years of phlebotomy experience preferred
1-3 years of EPIC Beaker lab experience preferred
If you are looking to work with an exceptional team of professionals, we encourage you to consider Jefferson Healthcare. Work where your talent is truly appreciated.