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Providence Senior Laboratory Assistant - Clinical Laboratory in Portland, Oregon


Senior Laboratory Assistant - Clinical Laboratory - Providence St. Vincent Medical Center - 0.01 FTE, Variable

The Laboratory Assistant 4 is responsible for ensuring that technical licensed staff have the ability to work at the highest level of their licensure by performing all essential duties within the technical departments that do not require licensure to perform. The Technical Lab Assistant 4 is responsible for the accurate and timely application of a variety of biomedical laboratory techniques including pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical specimen analysis and/or disbursement of laboratory data and patient results. The incumbent monitors and maintains inventory supplies, maintains workflow and communication, and provides clerical assistance to the department. The incumbent may also be responsible for a variety of instrumentation maintenance and general quality control checks for the department. The incumbent must maintain up-to-date knowledge of and competency with numerous Federal, State and other regulatory body compliance and safety regulations. Complexity of the job is evidenced by the performance of multiple tasks and use of computer applications. The incumbent is expected to possess an understanding of the PH&S and the Oregon Region Laboratory goals and strategies.

Required qualifications:

  • 4 years college education. Courses in biological sciences, anatomy, and medical terminology preferred Or equivalent educ/experience

  • 5 years industry related experience, OR

  • A demonstrated high level of performance as a Lab Asst 2 or Lab Asst 3 within Providence including competency in lab automation and complex specimen management (for Clinical Laboratory only).

  • Demonstrated outstanding Service Excellence experience.

  • Clerical or client services experience.

  • Required upon hire: In compliance with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) criminal background check and fingerprinting may be required for position, based on assigned duties.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Associate's Degree in Science. Courses in biological sciences, anatomy, and medical terminology.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Science. Courses in biological sciences, anatomy, and medical terminology.

  • Certification from a Clinical Laboratory Assistant Program or equivalent educ/experience

  • Coursework in leadership or equivalent educ/experience

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

  • 3 years 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

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: 121448
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Clinical Laboratory
Job Function: Clinical Care
Schedule: Per-Diem
Shift: Variable
Career Track: Clinical Support
Department: 5002 PSVMC CLINICAL LAB
Address: OR Portland 9205 SW Barnes Rd

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.