Lab Assistant - Laboratory

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

 

Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  Full Time

FTE:  1.0

Shift:  Evenings
Hours:  Evenings

 

 

JOB SUMMARY:

 

The laboratory assistant is responsible for performing phlebotomies on patients of all age groups, performing patient registrations and ordering laboratory tests in the EMR, processing of laboratory specimens, the collection of specialized tests, and performing breath alcohol testing.

 

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High school graduate or GED required

 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

 

Excellent verbal communication skills

 

Excellent customer service skills

 

The ability to work well with a team and the ability to also work independently

 

Organized and detailed oriented

 

Good problem solving skills

 

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

Completion of a phlebotomy, certified nursing assistant, or medical assistant training course

 

Certification with ASCP or the National Healthcareer Association, Inc. as a certified phlebotomy technician or other discipline listed above.

 

Customer service experience

 

Must have the ability to work well under pressure and multitask in a fast paced environment

 

Medical terminology is helpful

 

Driver's License preferred

 

 

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position.  All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

 

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance.

 

 

Union:  Non Bargained