Seattle Children’s Hospital Lab Assistant - Chemistry in Seattle, Washington
Overview:Provide age-appropriate patient procedures; perform laboratory specimen processing; use clinical information systems to fulfill laboratory orders; provide results of testing and other information to patient care teams; participate in process improvement efforts aimed at improving direct patient care and flow of specimens through the laboratory. Provide sterilization and laboratory glass washing services for the department of laboratories.#LI-SK1RequirementsRequired Education/Experience: - High school graduate or equivalent and at least one of the following: - At least two (2) years experience in laboratory specimen processing and/or phlebotomy; or - Laboratory related college courses including Clinical Laboratory Assistant associate degree program or bachelor's degree coursework in Biology, Chemistry, or related fields. Required Credentials: - As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for Lab Assistant III performing moderate point of care testing, a copy of a diploma or transcript of the highest level of academic achievement to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. For personnel trained outside of the U. S., records of diploma/transcript must provide documented equivalency evaluation by a foreign credentialing agency. Preferred: - Associate or Bachelor's degree in laboratory-related fieldOur Commitment to DiversityOur community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels. Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.