Lab Assistant III: Per Rotation Needed (AM/PM)

Laboratory Support Chesterton, Indiana


Franciscan Health - Chesterton Health & Emergency Center

Location: Chesterton Health, 770 Indian Boundary Road, Chesterton, IN 46304

Shift: Days: 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM; 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM; Evenings: 2:30 PM - 11:00 PM; Weekend and/or Holiday Rotation; Rotating Shifts

FTE: 0


We are a highly reliable scientific organization building a culture of service. Our commitment advances the health, wellness and continuity of care in the communities we serve. We are one of the largest integrated laboratory networks serving hospitals in the Midwest region. Our network includes 32 hospitals and multiple physician offices.


This individual is responsible for the collection of blood specimens, for performing laboratory office duties, processing laboratory specimens and the analysis, evaluation and reporting of waived and moderately complex laboratory test results.

Laboratory office duties will include registering patients, accurately and completely entering all necessary data into the computer system, specimen accessioning, answering telephone calls, and processing paperwork. Specimen processing duties will include the preparation of specimens for testing and/or for sending to the central laboratory or to a reference laboratory. In addition to handling blood, body fluid and urine specimens according to established procedures, they may also perform waived and specified non-waived tests as authorized by the Laboratory Director. In some facilities this individual, as required, will act as a driver and participate in the on-call rotation.


High school diploma or equivalent required.

Twelve (12) to eighteen (18) months of related experience is preferred.

Background in medical laboratory and/or knowledge of medical terminology is required.