Providence Health & Services Lab Assistant 2 in Portland, Oregon
Providence is calling lab assistant level 2 to one of our various acute care and clinical laboratory settings in the Portland Metro area. If you are someone that is looking for a rewarding position with a Mission driven organization with focus on caring for the poor and vulnerable, then this is the place for you! We are seeking individuals with great customer service skills, proficient with various computer applications and knowledge of specimen handling, collection requirements and general laboratory workflows. We have full-time, part-time and relief positions for all shifts available in our Portland Metro Area locations. Submit your application today!
In this position, you will:
Be responsible for the accurate and timely receiving, processing, and labeling of laboratory specimens, and the appropriate handling and/or disbursement of laboratory data and patient results.
Support personnel work with acute-care and outpatient caregivers, vendors, consultants, and other Laboratory Services staff in performing their duty.
Be responsible for registering outpatient laboratory encounters obtaining complex demographic, insurance, and medical information.
Maintain up to date knowledge and competency on required registration functions.
Utilize multiple computer applications in order to establish patient accounts.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or equivalent
1 year industry related coursework or experience - AND/OR -
certification from an accredited phlebotomy or medical assistant program
Proficiency in the use of personal computer and multiple business software applications
Knowledge of specimen handling and collection requirements, general laboratory workflow, and basic medical terminology
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Some college-level coursework
Previous registrar experience
Certification from an approved government agency or nationally recognized professional organization (e.g. ASCP AMT, etc.)
Industry related coursework or work experience in phlebotomy, medical assisting or laboratory experience
About Providence in Oregon
As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.
The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,
"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."
Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.
Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support
Other Location(s): Oregon-Wilsonville, Oregon-West Linn, Oregon-Molalla, Oregon-Beaverton, Oregon-Tigard, Oregon-Happy Valley, Oregon-Aloha, Oregon-Gresham, Oregon-Oregon City, Oregon-Hillsboro, Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Milwaukie, Oregon-Clackamas, Oregon-Newberg, Oregon-Canby, Oregon-Lake Oswego
Req ID: 191725