Virginia Mason Medical Center Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist - Central Processing in Seattle, Washington

Job Number: 180896

Department: Central Processing

Hours: On-call/Per Diem as needed

This Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist position is skilled at obtaining blood specimens and performs pre-analytical processing of patient samples based on established laboratory procedures. In addition, this position communicates pertinent laboratory information to healthcare providers including test ordering instructions, patient test results, or established laboratory practice.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • This position requires a WA State Department of Health Medical Assistant Phlebotomy Certification.

  • May also require certification of training in Infectious Substance shipping outlined by the Dangerous Goods Regulations.

  • Also required are excellent customer service and patient relations skills; knowledge of anatomy, venous systems, proper specimen collection techniques and use of blood tubes; knowledge of safety guidelines and basic medical and laboratory terminology.

  • General computer knowledge is needed.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the nation, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Virginia Mason Medical Center is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Virginia Mason provides healthcare without regard to race, color, religion (creed), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin (ancestry) or disability. Disability Accommodation: To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Recruiting Offices at 866-422-2275 (voice) or 206-515-5891 (fax). Virginia Mason makes every effort to honor disability accommodation requests. Requests can be responded to most effectively if received as far in advance as possible.