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Laboratory Assistant I

Company: Pacific Medical Centers
Location: Edmonds
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Swedish is looking for a Lab Assistant I (Per Diem, Variable Shift) in Lab Support at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

This individual will perform procedures that are necessary for specimen collection on patients in all age groups including patient identification, patient preparation and verification of specimen according to laboratory procedures.

In this position you will:

  • Perform a variety of routine blood draw procedures using proper technique by age of patient, to include venipuncture and capillary techniques while using standard equipment.
  • Facilitate the observed and unobserved collection of urine specimens.
  • Interact with patients using AIDET technique.
  • Adhere to the National Patient Safety Goal of improving the accuracy of patient identification by requiring at least two patient identifiers per policy both in the drawing of patient and the labeling of specimens.
  • Complete test requisition to include patient demographics, accurate and required billing information and transcription of client test orders.

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Successful completion of a phlebotomy program through a post secondary school, college, or military program.

  • Seven hours of AIDS education as required under WAC 246-827

  • Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist License as required by Washington State Chapter 18.360 RCW, WAC 246-827

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous phlebotomy experience in a hospital setting

About the Edmonds Campus.

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

  • 217 licensed beds
  • 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
  • 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
  • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services

Keywords: Pacific Medical Centers, Edmonds , Laboratory Assistant I, Other , Edmonds, Washington

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