Laboratory Assistant

Laboratory - 207010 Winchester, Virginia Full-Time (Primarily Evening Shifts)


Description

  • Entity:
  • Shift: Evening

Who We Are

Valley Health System is a not-for-profit network of hospitals, urgent cares, physician practices, and services. Expanding across Virginia, West Virginia, and Maryland, we are devoted to the health of all who call our 18-county area home.

A vital resource for healthcare, we are the region’s largest employer, a dependable community partner, and are at the leading edge of clinical innovations.

We are looking for passionate, innovative, and caring people who will each bring their unique skills and perspectives to our workplace.

What You Will Do:

The Laboratory Assistant is a multi-skilled position that efficiently processes patient and specimen workflow. The Lab Assistant performs the pre-analytic phases of laboratory testing procedures and may also perform the analytic and post analytic phases of waived and moderately complex testing procedures. Duties include face to face and telephone customer service, computer data entry and retrieval, instrument maintenance, and proper documentation for all activities. The Lab Assistant is also responsible for monitoring supplies and compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements related to safety and lab testing.

What You Will Bring:

Education

High School Diploma

Experience
3 Years laboratory experience preferred


Qualifications
Medical terminology preferred. Must be willing to handle blood and body fluids. Ability to multi-task and prioritize under stressful situations. Demonstrates knowledge /competence of CAP and JCAHO Laboratory patient safety initiatives and applies these to all aspects of diagnostic testing. Exhibits communication skills, both written and verbal, and demonstrates scientific knowledge and consistent excellence and focus on patient care. Must have the ability to consistently pay attention to detail while maintaining quality and productivity. Must be able to prioritize work and situational professional demands. Must maintain a professional demeanor and communication, both verbal and written, when under stress. Must exhibit professional and respectful interaction in all situations with patients, patients, physicians and employees.

What You Will Get:

- Competitive salary
- Flexible scheduling
- Onsite Childcare (available at some locations)
- Health Insurance
- Paid Time Off
- Wellness Program
- Tuition Assistance
- Retirement Plan
- Life Insurance

*some benefits are subject to change due to job status

We celebrate, support, and thrive on our differences for the benefit of our employees, our patients, and the communities we serve.
We are neighbors caring for neighbors, and our goal is always to help those we serve get well, feel well, and stay well.

EOE

Criminal Background Checks
VA State Police
3rd party Background Check

FLSA Classification
Non-exempt

Grade
109

Physical Demands
22 A Lab