Lab Assistant I

Professional/Technical Escondido, California


Requisition ID
30526
Department
Laboratory-Clinical
Location
Escondido, California
Union
CHEU
Job Type
Per Diem
Shift
Varies
Hours Per Shift
8
Hours Per Pay Period
00

Description
Performs and demonstrates proficiency and understanding of the procedures in one or more areas for the clinical laboratory. Reviews requisitions, orders tests and processes specimens in preparation for laboratory procedures. Adheres to policies and procedures as directed by the supervisor, manager or director. Interacts with internal/external customers, including patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers, in a professional and courteous manner. Speak and read English at a level that is sufficient to satisfactorily perform the essential functions of the position. Knowledge of standard office equipment (i.e., calculator, fax, photocopier) and personal computer and computer software skills (i.e., MS Windows, Excel, Access, Word, Powerpoint, internet, e-mail). Windows computer skills including proficient use of keyboarding, use of mouse or keys for functions such as selecting items, use of drop down menus, scroll bars, opening folders, copying and similar operations required upon employment or within the 1st two weeks of employment to perform the essential functions of the job. Performs other duties as assigned. Follows Palomar Health rules, policies, procedures, applicable laws and standards. Carries out the mission, vision, and quality commitment of Palomar Health.

Job Requirements

Minimum Education: High School Diploma and/or combination of education and experience
Preferred Education: Basic college coursework
Minimum Experience: 3 - 6 months related or successful completion of phlebotomy ROP program
Preferred Experience: 11 months or more related
Required Certification: Not Applicable
Preferred Certification: Not Applicable
Required License: Not Applicable
Preferred License: Not Applicable

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against applicants or employees based on race, color, gender, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, sexual orientation, marital status or any other characteristic protected by law.