Lab Assistant - Hospital Phlebotomy (FT days)
PeaceHealth - Springfield, OR

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This position is the face of PeaceHealth Laboratories to our patients at Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend in Springfield, Oregon. To be a successful and valued member of this outstanding team, you must have excellent adult and pediatric phlebotomy experience, well-honed customer service skills, and keyboarding speed and accuracy. You must be able to work independently in a hospital setting.

PeaceHealth has one of the most respected and comprehensive laboratory systems in the Pacific Northwest, providing extensive diagnostic testing and decision-support services to hundreds of clinicians and hospitals across Alaska, Washington and Oregon. Eugene-Springfield is the third largest metro area in the state and the largest community served by PeaceHealth. Home of the University of Oregon, Eugene boasts cultural amenities typical of much bigger cities, from the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art to the world-famous Oregon Bach Festival. Our flagship hospital, Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, is located on the banks of the scenic McKenzie River in Springfield. Follow the river a few miles upstream for pristine fly-fishing and whitewater rafting. The Pacific Ocean is an hour's drive to the west, the Cascade Mountains an hour to the east, with Central Oregon's recreational playground just a few miles farther.

The chosen candidate for this Lab Assistant position in Springfield will perform phlebotomy services and specimen collection/handling, possess and use knowledge of department procedures and computerized Lab Information Systems (LIS), and support patients with information and direction about utilizing laboratory services.

The successful candidate will also exemplify the mission and core values of PeaceHealth which can be found on our website at http://www.peacehealth.org/about-peacehealth/Pages/mission-values.aspx.

Qualifications:
Education:
High school diploma or equivalent required.

Experience/Training:
Phlebotomy experience required. Prior clinical laboratory experience preferred.

Other Skills:
  • Able to approach, communicate and positively interact with patients and health care professionals while performing their duties, frequently under stressful conditions.
  • Able to work without supervision, but know when to consult with supervisory personnel for assistance in determining appropriate actions.
  • Able to use the electronic laboratory information system. Must perform work activities in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Able to recognize the various levels of service (routine to critical) demanded of the laboratory and to prioritize work and adjust working style to accommodate said demands.

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PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and...