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LAB ASSISTANT in San Diego, CA at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

Date Posted: 3/25/2019

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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.
 
The Lab Assistant will be joining a knowledgeable team of skilled, dedicated and caring professionals at Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego, serving central and downtown San Diego since 1890. With a Level I Trauma Center, the team at Mercy San Diego thrives in a fast-paced environment and prides itself in its efficiency and teamwork in processing and analyzing a high volume of specimens. Our Lab Assistants are exposed to a number of different departments in the hospital, interacting with patients on a regular basis and functioning with the highest attention to detail while staying flexible to the ever-changing needs of the hospital.

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 casual/per diem position with varied shifts, primarily PM and night 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
  • American Heart Association BLS

Preferred:
  • Experience with pediatric and geriatric patients
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.