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Providence Laboratory Assistant 2 - Regional Core Lab *$1,500 Sign-On Bonus* in Portland, Oregon


Laboratory Assistant 2 - Regional Core Lab - Providence Office Park - 1.0 FTE, Variable

$1,500 hiring/sign-on bonus for eligible external hires that meet required qualifications and conditions for payment.

The Laboratory Assistant 2 is 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. Additionally, this position is responsible for registering outpatient laboratory encounters obtaining complex demographic, insurance, and medical information. Successful candidates will maintain up to date knowledge and competency on required registration functions. Lab Assistant utilize multiple computer applications in order to complete patient encounters.


Required qualifications:

  • Two (2) years of Healthcare or related field experience, -OR- a combination of applicable experience and education

  • Clerical or client services experience

  • Experience with State and Federal and other regulatory Compliance Regulations including Medicare Secondary Payor (MSP), EMTALA, ABN, HIPPA

Preferred qualifications:

  • Two (2) years college -OR- Associate's Degree -OR- Bachelor's Degree: Courses in biological sciences, anatomy, and medical terminology

  • Certification from a Clinical Laboratory Assistant program -OR- Certification from a phlebotomy program with one (1) year of phlebotomy related experience, or three (3) years related experience

  • Certification from an approved government agency or nationally recognized professional organization (ASCP, NCA, etc.)

  • Industry-related experience in a high volume, acute care setting

  • Two (2) years of Phlebotomy, medical assisting, research, clinical laboratory experience, or certification

  • Job experience in specimen collection, specimen preparation and equipment operation, pneumatic tubes systems and other laboratory equipment

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

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

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 363141