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Providence Senior Laboratory Assistant - Pathology in Portland, Oregon

Description

Senior Laboratory Assistant at Providence Portland Medical Center (Full-time, Day Schedule).

The Asst-Lab 3 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. Supports 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.

The Lab Assistant 3 utilizes multiple computer applications in order to complete patient encounters.

Providence caregivers are not simply valued – they’re invaluable. Join our team at Providence Portland Medical Center and thrive in our culture of patient-focused, whole-person care built on understanding, commitment, and mutual respect. Your voice matters here, because we know that to inspire and retain the best people, we must empower them.

Required Qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training 2 years college education. Courses in biological sciences, anatomy, and medical terminology are preferred. Or equivalent educ/experience

  • 2 years college education: Verifiable experience which includes proficiency in moderately complex testing.

  • Upon hire: In compliance with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) criminal background check and fingerprinting may be required for position, based on assigned duties. Involves only those positions at PPMC operating the blood irradiator machine.

  • 3 years Healthcare, or related field experience including phlebotomy-related experience.

  • Demonstrated outstanding Service Excellence experience.

  • Clerical or client services experience.

  • Phlebotomy will be required in float pool and some ministries.

  • Demonstrated experience with State and Federal and other regulatory Compliance regulations including CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services), CAP, TJC (The Joint Commission), CLIA, EMTALA, COBRA and HIPPA.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework/Training Phlebotomy program with 1 year of phlebotomy related experience. Or equivalent educ/experience

  • Phlebotomy program:

  • certification from a Clinical Laboratory Assistant Program, OR

  • 3 years related experience.

  • Upon hire: Certification in Phlebotomy, medical assisting, research, or clinical laboratory

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

  • 2 years Phlebotomy, medical assisting, research, clinical laboratory experience.

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

Why Join Providence?

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.

Accepting a new position at another facility that is part of the Providence family of organizations may change your current benefits. Changes in benefits, including paid time-off, happen for various reasons. These reasons can include changes of Legal Employer, FTE, Union, location, time-off plan policies, availability of health and welfare benefit plan offerings, and other various reasons.

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.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence has been serving the Pacific Northwest since 1856 when Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart and four other Sisters of Providence arrived in Vancouver, Washington Territory. As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence is located in areas ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment 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. We believe diversity makes us stronger, so we are dedicated to shaping an inclusive workforce, learning from each other, and creating equal opportunities for advancement.

Requsition ID: 269156
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Clinical Laboratory
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Support
Department: 5001 PPMC PATHOLOGY
Address: OR Portland 4400 NE Halsey St
Work Location: Providence Office Park Portland Bldg 1-Portland
Pay Range: $20.74 - $32.36
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.