Laboratory Assistant 2, Clinical Laboratory, Per DiemApply Now Hospital Name PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital Location Los Angeles, California Job Type PRN Job ID 20702-977 Date posted 11/01/2023
PIH Health is a nonprofit, regional healthcare network that serves approximately 3 million residents in the Los Angeles County, Orange County and San Gabriel Valley region. The fully integrated network is comprised of PIH Health Downey Hospital, PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital, PIH Health Whittier Hospital, 37 outpatient medical office buildings, a multispecialty medical (physician) group, home healthcare services and hospice care, as well as heart, cancer, digestive health, orthopedics, women’s health, urgent care and emergency services. The organization is nationally recognized for excellence in patient care and patient experience, and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) has identified PIH Health as one of the nation’s top hospital systems for best practices, cutting-edge advancements, quality of care and healthcare technology. For more information, visit PIHHealth.org or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.
Lab Assistant II includes all responsibilities of a Phlebotomy Technician. Technician is responsible for the accurate and timely collection, labeling, processing and distribution of patient specimens to the laboratory. Processing functions include timely retrieval of specimens from transport systems, verification of sample receipt in LIS, centrifugation and other pre-analytic steps including use of the automated track system. Order entry of tests into LIS and responsibility for processing of samples to a referral laboratory. At minimum, the LA II is responsible for two additional laboratory core competencies. This may include processing of micro samples, competence as an LA in a specific discipline of the dept (blood bank, core lab etc.)
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Familiar with use of LIS
- Phlebotomy Technician I or II license from CA DHS
- One year as a phlebotomist preferably in a hospital laboratory environment. One year as a laboratory assistant within the specific discipline.
- LA City Fire Card
Beyond the benefits that come with working for the area's leading community healthcare provider – one that also recognizes the need to ensure patient safety and comfort – you'll enjoy an extremely competitive compensation and benefits package. We are an equal opportunity employer and seek diversity in our workforce. EOE M/F/D/V
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