Dignity Health Laboratory Assistant in NORTHRIDGE, California

Overview

Founded in 1955, Dignity Health – Northridge Hospital Medical Center is a 394-bed, acute care, nonprofit community hospital located in Northridge, California. The hospital offers a full complement of award winning services, including the Leavey Cancer Center, a cardiovascular center, stroke center, the Center for Assault Treatment Services, a pediatric medical center, and the only pediatric trauma center in the San Fernando Valley. As a leading provider of compassionate, high-quality and affordable patient-centered care, we share a rich legacy with Dignity Health, one of the nation’s five largest health care systems. We are part of a 21-state network of nearly 9,000 physicians, 62,000 employees and more than 400 care centers. Visitfor more information.

Responsibilities

LABORATORY ASSISTANT – CLINICAL LABORATORY

Northridge Hospital Medical Center

All employees are expected to perform their duties in alignment with the vision and values of the organization. The LABORATORY ASSISTANT is responsible for a variety of tasks that lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most cost-effective manner with respect and dignity . Under the direction of the Director of Laboratory Services and Laboratory Supervisor, this position is assigned the responsibility of various duties associated with clinical laboratory functions which are technical and clerical in nature such as answering telephones, charting, computer housekeeping. This position may be assigned the responsibility of blood specimen collection for the clinical laboratory using proper and approved techniques for either venipunctures or capillary methods, and other duties as required.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalency. Knowledge of medical terminology. One (1) year laboratory clerical and/or phlebotomy experience in an acute care facility. Phlebotomy training must meet needs of newborn through geriatric populations. For direct patient care, CPR certification and phlebotomy certification is required. No licensure required for no patient direct care. Current Los Angeles County fire card is required. MS Windows Operating System, MS Word and MS Excel helpful.

This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

Qualifications

Requirements:

  • Minimum of one year laboratory phlebotomy experience in an acute care facility required.

  • Phlebotomy training must meet needs of newborn through geriatric populations.

  • Knowledgeable in MS Windows Operating System,

  • MS Word and MS Excel.

  • AHA BLS required

  • California State Certified Phlebotomy Technician I (CPTI) phlebotomy certification is required for all laboratory assistants except for laboratory assistants working in the Pathology department.

  • Current Los Angeles County fire card is required.

This position is represented by SEIU-UHW and is covered by the terms and conditions of the applicable collective bargaining agreement.

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Job ID 2018-62552

Employment Type Part Time w/o Benefits

Department Clinical Laboratory Services

Hours / Pay Period 16

Facility Northridge Hospital Medical Center

Shift Day

Location NORTHRIDGE

State/Province CA

Standard Hours 0430-1300 every other Sat, Sun

Work Schedule 8 Hour