Laboratory Technician

Providence Health & Services Santa Monica, CA 2019-04-18

Description:

Providence is calling a (Full Time - Variable Shift) Laboratory Technician to Providence Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Coordinate all daily functions and staff in the Pathology Specimen Processing, including phlebotomy

  • Perform some or all of the following duties in one or more laboratory sections: Coordinate and participate in specimen collection, prepare specimens for testing, dispatch specimens to department or referral laboratories, and receive/process/disseminate/request specimens/report test results as indicated

  • Receive/give testing information; prepare reagents/media

  • Operate automated testing equipment, run quality control standards, check for abnormal or variant results, enter results into computer, and perform phlebotomies

  • Assist with diagnostic protocols for handling clinical research specimens as directed by the clinical trial protocols

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Education to meet certification, license or registration requirement

  • 2 years of experience in a medical/laboratory setting

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people across a broad range of cultural backgrounds and ages

  • Ability to work independently with little or no supervision

  • Proficient in PC software applications (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Phlebotomy Certification

  • 1 year Phlebotomy experience

  • 6 months experience in an acute care setting

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 221322