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Laboratory Assistant II

Company: Sutter Health
Location: Danville
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Organization:

PAMF-Palo Alto Medical Foundation ALD

Position Overview:

Collects blood specimens, as well as receives, handles and processes specimens for Laboratory testing. Interacts with patients of diverse ages, backgrounds, values, beliefs and behavior. Receives, sorts and accessions specimens, assigning to appropriate pre-analytic and analytic workflow. Completes computerized tasks related to patient registration and/or test order entry, specimen collection, receiving and processing. Performs basic post-analytic tasks, including distributing reports, storing and/or retrieving specimens. Completes quality-related tasks such as documentation of work, maintaining a clean, stocked and safe work area, and monitoring pending work, as well as escalating priority work. Operates and/or uses basic pre-analytic lab equipment. Adheres to all local/state/federal regulations, codes, policies and procedures to ensure privacy and safety while delivering optimal patient care.

Job Description:

EDUCATION

High School or General Education Diploma (GED) or equivalent education/experience

CERTIFICATION & LICENSURE

CPTI-Certified Phlebotomy Technician I

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE TYPICALLY REQUIRED

1 year of basic clinical laboratory and phlebotomy experience as typically acquired in a similar environment.

ADVANCEMENT: To be eligible for advancement to LA II, one must have 2 years (or equivalent) experience as a LA I, demonstrate excellent performance and proficiency in at least 1 area from LA II including the essential functions TBD.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

Knowledge and practice of standard principles, processes, procedures, and equipment related to:

1) ordering Laboratory testing,

2) collecting blood specimens,

3) compassionately and effectively interacting with patients,

4) handling and processing biological specimens routinely submitted to the Laboratory for analysis.

Ability to accurately, precisely, and reliably perform job duties and assigned tasks.

Ability to organize and prioritize job duties and assigned tasks for completion within expected timeframes.

Ability to compassionately and effectively interact with patients of diverse ages, backgrounds, values, beliefs and behaviors.

Job Shift:

Varied

Schedule:

Full Time

Shift Hours:

8

Days of the Week:

Friday, Monday, Thursday, Tuesday, Wednesday

Weekend Requirements:

Saturday, Sunday

Benefits:

Yes

Unions:

No

Position Status:

Non-Exempt

Weekly Hours:

40

Employee Status:

Regular

Number of Openings:

1

Sutter Health Affiliates are equal opportunity employers EOE/M/F/Disability/Veterans.

Keywords: Sutter Health, Danville , Laboratory Assistant II, Healthcare , Danville, California

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