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Laboratory Assistant

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Company :
Dignity Health

Location :
Sacramento, California

Expiry Date :
Fri, 06 Nov 2020 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
Overview

Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been serving the Sacramento community for more than 100 years. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy, Mercy General has been at its current site in the heart of East Sacramento since 1925. Mercy General Hospital has 342 licensed beds, a physician staff of more than 800 and is the highest volume cardiac procedure hospital in California. Mercy General is one of six Sacramento area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 39 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The incumbent accurately and efficiently performs all necessary laboratory services, which may include but are not limited to, patient registration, test ordering, specimen collection, pre-analytical and post analytical specimen processing, communicating results or other relevant report data, and limited reporting functions. Processes all lab specimens with appropriate use of the hospital and laboratory information systems. May have access to needles or syringes from storage locations or patient care areas. Includes other duties as assigned in accordance with job function and hospital policy.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

– This position requires previous experience as a Lab Assistant/phlebotomist in an acute care hospital (1 year preferred), High School graduate or equivalent and a current certification with the State of California as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT-1 or CPT-2).
– Candidate must have demonstrated knowledge of laboratory terminology, aseptic technique, laboratory tests and specimen handling and blood collection techniques.
Equal Opportunity
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