Lab Assistant (PRN)

Pathology and Lab West Des Moines, Iowa


Looking for a career where you love what you do and who you do it with? You’re in the right place.     
Healthcare here is different – we’re locally owned and led by our physicians, and all decisions are always made right here in Central Iowa.     
By working at The Iowa Clinic, you’ll get to make a difference while seeing a difference in our workplace. Because as one clinic dedicated to exceptional care, we’re committed to exceeding expectations, showing compassion and collaborating to provide the kind of care most of us got into this business to deliver in the first place.     
Think you’ve got what it takes to join our TIC team? Keep reading…     
A day in the life of a PRN Lab Assistant…     
  • Demonstrates ability to consistently meet work schedule demands in the clinic.
  • Obtains adequate blood specimens from patients using appropriate specimen collection and handling procedures.
  • Labels all specimens in accordance with clinical laboratory standards and Clinic policies and procedures.
  • Prepares specimens for delivery or delivers to appropriate laboratory areas.
  • Within scope of training, performs laboratory testing utilizing laboratory equipment in accordance with Clinic policies/procedures and manufacturer guidelines.
  • Performs Quality Controls and Quality Assurance within scope of testing.
  • Performs computer functions to support collection and processing of specimens.
  • Able to function proficiently within Centricity, Allscripts and Orchard systems.
  • Maintains awareness of own safety in carrying out duties and responsibilities. Adheres to universal precautions and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Assumes accountability for enhancing own knowledge through workshops, in-services, etc.
  • Maintains patient confidentiality and uses discretion in patient interactions.
  • Promotes a positive, professional image of The Iowa Clinic both internally and externally. Promotes positive interpersonal relations with all personnel.
This job might be for you if…     
  • High school diploma or equivalent required. 
  • License/Certifications: not required
  • Previous lab experience