LAB ASSISTANT

  • East Alabama Medical Center
  • East Alabama Medical Center Opelika Alabama 36801 US
  • Posted: Mar 16, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Lab Assistant to join our Lab Team! 

Performs proper specimen collection, by confirming patient ID, collecting specimens in proper tubes, utilizing venipuncture/capillary techniques, and accurately labeling the specimens to ensure accurate patient results.

Provides customer service by answering technical questions, and directing others to appropriate resources.

Manages specimen accessioning accurately and efficiently to provide quality specimens for laboratory testing.

Ensures accurate specimen processing to maintain specimen integrity.

Communicates effectively and works cooperatively with others to optimize job performance and foster working relationships.

***Must complete WorkKeys® assessment with a minimum of a Bronze rating.*** 

Qualifications: Minimum of 1 year prior phlebotomy experience preferred. High school diploma or equivalent required; ability to read, comprehend, and follow complicated verbal instructions; ability to efficiently key in data via CRT; knowledge of medical terminology; minimum typing speed of 20-30 wpm; good interpersonal skills. 1-2 years computer experience preferred.

Hours: 11:30A-8P M-Th, 12:30P-9P Fr, & every 3rd holiday