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Medical Laboratory Assistant PRN

Covington Trace ER & Hospital
3.3 out of 5
Mandeville, LA


Mandeville, LA

Full job description

We are your new hometown ER, Covington Trace ER & Hospital. We feature expert ER care, shorter wait times, and an unwavering commitment to the well-being of our patients.

We are seeking a dependable Medical Laboratory Assistant for our ER & Hospital.

Scope of Practice:

  • Possess a high school diploma or GED.
  • Specimen collector, including patient preparation, if applicable, labeling, handling, preservation or fixation, processing or preparation, transportation, and storage of specimens.
  • Implementation of standard laboratory procedures.
  • Preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and calibration procedures related to each test.
  • Reagent stability and storage knowledge.
  • Assess and verify the validity of patients' test results.
  • Assess and verify the validity of patient test results by evaluating quality control sample values before reporting patient test results.
  • Implement quality control policies and procedures in the laboratory.
  • Be aware of the factors that influence test results.
  • Before performing a moderate-complexity test, they shall document evidence of competency and training appropriate for the specific testing and submit it to their employer or laboratory director.

Qualifications required:


  • Associate degree in a related science field (preferred)
  • 1+ years of Medical Laboratory Assistant experience (preferred)
  • 1+ years of Medical Experience required.


  • LMBE Laboratory Assistant Certification, or eligible (preferred)
  • BLS Certification required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Is aware of laboratory standards and performs per them.
  • Willingness to participate in goal-setting and educational activities for own professional advancement.
  • Ability to research, compile, analyze, and interpret data.
  • Must possess communication skills suited to a wide variety of audiences in both written and verbal capacities.
  • Ability to recognize and process confidential and sensitive information appropriately.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills.
  • Should be familiar with general office equipment such as fax, copier, scanner, Microsoft Office and EMR.

Nonessential Job Functions:

  • Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor/department director.

Healthcare setting:

  • Medical laboratory


  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Night shift


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Medical Laboratory Assistant: 2 years (Required)


  • Clinical Laboratory Scientist License (Required)

Work Location: In person