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Lab Assistant

OSF Healthcare

OSF Healthcare

Bloomington, IL, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

Job Description

Overview

Starting pay for this position is $18.07/hour.

POSITION SUMMARY: The laboratory assistant plays a vital role in the care of our patients. Laboratory testing is an integral part of the delivery of care and the patient experience. The laboratory assistant performs specimen collection, is responsible for proper storage of specimens, prepares specimens for transport and performs all point of care testing and quality testing to meet College of American Pathologists (CAP)/Joint Commission and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) standards. The laboratory assistant must review provider orders and maintain up to date knowledge of new laboratory standards and information. The laboratory assistant is responsible for keeping accurate records, such as quality control and temperature monitoring in laboratory areas, and must be committed to patient identification and excellence in customer service.


Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education:

  • High school or GED equivalent Successful completion of OSF Phlebotomy class within 6 months of hire (if OSF Phlebotomy class has not been previously completed and/or does not have previous phlebotomy experience)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience:

  • Previous phlebotomy experience or training Successful completion of OSF Phlebotomy class

Other skills/knowledge:

  • Electronic Medical Record Microsoft application basic proficiency

OSF HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity Employer