Laboratory Assistant

  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Website Fairview Health Services

Fairview Health Services

Company : Fairview Health Services

Country: United States

Location : Saint Paul, Minnesota

Post: Thu, 09 Sep 2021 01:32:32 GMT

Expires: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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—————————— Job Description ——————————

Fairview Health Services is looking to fill a temporary laboratory assistant position at in St. Paul. This temporary position is a fulltime position helping to assist with ordering and processing of samples in the lab and sending supplies to lab clients. Schedule will be Monday through Friday, 8hour shifts. The hours are 2:30pm-11:00pm. Schedule is subject to change to meet the needs of the department and could include a weekend shift if needed.

Responsibilities/Job Description:
The Laboratory Assistant receives specimens (under supervision); cleans laboratory equipment; performs clerical and computer duties.


Job Expectations:


Accurately enters order and collection information and/or billing information into systems

Assesses integrity of all specimens for testing 

Verifies correct identification of specimens before testing

Follows infection control guidelines and safety protocols

Packages and prepares specimens as appropriate to be sent to external reference laboratories

Responds appropriately to emergent situations



Organization Expectations, as applicable:


Demonstrates ability to provide care or service adjusting approaches to reflect developmental level and cultural differences of population served

Partners with patient care giver in care/decision making.

Communicates in a respective manner.

Ensures a safe, secure environment.

Individualizes plan of care to meet patient needs.

Modifies clinical interventions based on population served.

Provides patient education based on as assessment of learning needs of patient/care giver.

Fulfills all organizational requirementsCompletes all required learning relevant to the role

Complies with and maintains knowledge of all relevant laws, regulation, policies, procedures and standards.

Fosters a culture of improvement, efficiency and innovative thinking.

Performs other duties as assigned




Ability to read and write English





Education:   High School Education/GEG

Experience:  One to three years in a laboratory setting

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