Laboratory Assistant
Shore Medical Center - United States
Full-time, Part-time

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Position Summary

The Laboratory Assistant - Is responsible for the collection of routine, STAT, and other requested blood samples and their safe delivery to the technical areas for analysis. Performs duties supporting the efficient operation of the laboratory, including specimen processing, patient registration, phlebotomy and performing ECG testing.

Core Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acts as a patient advocate and upholds patient rights.

  • Assures all patients are correctly identified prior to providing and/or documenting care.

  • Documents in a clear and legible manner.

  • Recognizes and integrates patient special needs and individualizes care.

  • Adapts work schedule to meet emergency staffing needs.

  • Assists in central processing by receiving specimens, responding to pneumatic tube and answering telephones, draws blood samples.

  • Is responsive, courteous, respectful and cooperative in completing tasks.

  • Performs other related duties as required.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Phlebotomy certification

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Previous Clinical/Hospital experience required

  • Intermediate computer skills, excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills

  • Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods with the ability to lift, push and pull

    Preferred Skills and Experience

  • 3+ years of Phlebotomy experience in a hospital and/or high outpatient setting

  • Sample prep and reference lab experience

    Additional information

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company's rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

  • Shore Medical Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Schedule: Part Time
    Flexible start between 5am & 8am w/ a wkend/Holiday Rotation
    Department: Laboratory
    Shift: Days
    Hours: Flexible start between 5am & 8am w/ a wkend/Holiday Rotation