LAB ASSISTANT in San Diego, CA at Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla

Date Posted: 9/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    9888 Genesee Avenue
    San Diego, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Date Posted:
    9/6/2018
  • Job ID:
    1029668

Job Description

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work.
 
You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.
 
As a nationally recognized health system, Scripps Health is committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients. Through collaboration and innovation, our healthcare professionals lead the frontier in caring for our community. With a culture centered around teamwork, each laboratory site serves as a resource of support for each other, setting our laboratories as the benchmark for standardization. Our Lab Assistants thrive in our fast-pace, busy environment and are exposed to responding to traumas, acute care and codes. With opportunities to progress skill levels and cross train, our Lab Assistants are well-rounded, respected professionals.

The Lab Assistant performs age specific venipuncture and capillary puncture, and processes specimens for transport. Answers phones and provides clerical support for the laboratory. Ensures performance and safety standards are met. Ensures inventory and supplies are stocked appropriately. Serves as a liaison for the laboratory and interacts with physicians, nurses and customers to provide a positive outcome.

This is a part time position with evening shifts.

Job Requirements

Required:
  • Good critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with medical terminology, with an understanding of computer systems
  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  • AHA BLS


Preferred:
  • Experience with pediatric and geriatric patients
  • Hospital experience
In 2018, Scripps La Jolla was ranked No. 1 by U.S. News & World Report for the San Diego region and among the best in the nation in seven specialties. Scripps Health is repeatedly named on the Fortune Magazine’s 100 Best Companies to work for, only San Diego-based company and Becker’s Healthcare Top Hospitals. Scripps Health offers a robust Total Rewards Program designed to compensate and motivate you throughout your career. Scripps Health Total Rewards Program includes a broad range of plans and programs including market competitive pay and performance incentives, health and wellness benefits, financial wellness benefits, work-life resources, learning and development opportunities, and rewards and recognition. Unlock your potential with Scripps Health today.

Scripps Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, or gender identity/expression), age, marital status, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.