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Lab Assistant Technical - Float UD and RB

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Full-time benefits (32-40 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Variable
Shift Length:  8 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Eugene
State:  OR

PeaceHealth is seeking a Lab Assistant Technical - Float UD and RB for a 0.8 full time equivalent Non-Exempt position. This position will be working Variable shift with shift durations of 8 Hours. Caregiver will be included in weekend and holiday rotation.

Req ID: 179206 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Performs laboratory testing and support services across the major areas of the laboratory.  Performs moderate to high complexity laboratory procedures, as defined by CLIA, according to standard operating procedures. This testing requires the limited exercise of independent judgment and interpretation and is performed under the supervision of a medical laboratory technician, medical technologist, technical specialist, or department supervisor.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Under the directions of a qualified medical technologist or Medical Laboratory Technician, the technician may perform a variety of the following job functions:

  1. Perform phlebotomy and specimen processing as necessary.
  2. Follows established procedures for collecting and processing biological specimens for analysis.
  3. Performs high,  moderately complex analytical tests, waived tests and/or procedures as assigned. Recognizes abnormal results and follows up as defined in standard operating procedures.
  4. Operates instruments as assigned. Recognizes equipment malfunctions and notifies appropriate technical personnel.
  5. Performs routine quality control and maintains accurate records. Recognizes out-of-control results and notifies technical personnel.
  6. Recognizes factors that affect measurements and results and takes appropriate action according to predetermined protocols.
  7. Communicates information such as test results, normal range, and specimen requirements to authorized sources.
  8. Demonstrates laboratory technical skills to new caregivers and students.
  9. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:     

  • Associates or Bachelor of Science degree preferred.
  • May require up to an Associates of Science degree for positions with high complexity testing requirements.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:              

  • Clinical Laboratory experience preferred.
  • Phlebotomy training or experience required for all critical access locations. (See community specific notes.)

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • A valid drivers license is necessary for most locations

 

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Working knowledge of specimen collection, preparation, and test requirements and factors affecting test interpretation in responding to inquiries.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of computer systems such as Microsoft Windows, and Microsoft Office programs.
  • Mathematical ability to calculate fractions, percentages, ratios, proportion measurements and apply practical algebra.
  • General understanding of laboratory equipment to calibrate and do minor repairs.

 

REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

University District Lab, Cottage Grove Lab, Florence Lab, United General Medical Center, Peace Island Medical Center and Ketchikan: 

•             Six months phlebotomy experience required or proof of completion of Phlebotomy training in a Community College or training program. 

•             Caregiver will be asked to demonstrate your phlebotomy skill.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Works in a clinical laboratory or hospital setting. Intermittently (1-5% of the time) works in other office, client and conference facility environments. Continuous (67 - 100%) exposure to moderate noise level. The ability to frequently (34-66 %) stand, walk or sit is required.  Continuous (67 - 100%) handling of small objects up to 10 pounds including lifting and carrying is required. Intermittent (1-5%) lifting and carrying of up to 45 pounds is required. Must have good manual dexterity of both hands and employ fine hand movements to continuously (67 - 100%) manipulate instruments, computer terminal keyboards and other items. Good corrected vision and the ability to do near point work at varying distances from the eye is required.  The ability to identify and distinguish colors is required. Tasks involve potential for exposure to blood or body fluids containing blood, or other potentially infectious materials, and the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required. Continuous (67 - 100%) use of clinical laboratory reagents and chemicals is required.

 

 

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About Us

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system employing approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 1,200 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities in Washington, Oregon, Alaska.  In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, the legacy of its founding Sisters continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. 

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!  We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment!

 

To learn more please visit: jobs.peacehealth.org.  Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Eugene, PH Labs at University District (607)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.8
Work Type:  Part Time
Hourly compensation starts at: $17.86, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: none

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran, qualified individual with a disability, race, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.


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