Mid-Columbia Medical Center is now seeking a Clinical Lab Assistant to join our team.
This is a casual position (no guarantee of hours) and is not eligible for a benefits package but will receive a 13% pay differential in lieu of benefits.
Under general supervision, is responsible for processing specimens for testing and sending out, running automated equipment, plating cultures and performs testing procedures as defined by State and Federal regulations. In addition, the Clinical Lab Assistant I performs the duties of a phlebotomist and is responsible for receiving orders, entering registrations and test orders into the Laboratory computer system, collecting specimens, assuring proper billing, filling out test request forms when required and providing appropriate customer information as needed.
Applicants must have excellent phlebotomy skills plus the ability to perform multiple point of care tests simultaneously. The Clinical Lab Assistant uses the Epic computer system on a regular basis so must have basic computer skills and typing proficiency. Critical thinking, multitasking, and the ability to adapt to changing environments is essential as this position will rotate between clinic and hospital environments. Must be able to work alone. Experience with babies and children are needed, and experience with all ages preferred. CLA certification preferred.