Lab Assistant - Laboratory (PT-Days Phlebotomy)

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network


Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  Part Time

FTE:  0.5

Shift:   Days
Hours:   Days




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.




High school graduate or GED required


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



Driver's License


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





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.


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