Location: Wenatchee, WA
Facility: Wenatchee Valley Hospital
Department:
Schedule: Pool Position
Shift: Day Shift
Hours:

Job Description

***Please note: This is a pool position with no guarantee of hours, and this position is located in Moses Lake, WA***

Position Summary:

Responsible for data entry and lab assistant duties. Accurately handles and processes all laboratory specimens, ensuring specimen integrity by adhering to laboratory procedures. Serves as a resource for specimen and testing information. Data entry duties consist of entering patient, client, billing and test information into the Laboratory Information System.

Essential Functions:

1. Prepares laboratory specimens for designated departments/locations prior to laboratory analysis and testing.

2. Correctly identifies proper tubes, containers, transport media and storage temperature for each test type.

3. Determines specimen acceptability, consulting with specimen processing supervisor, technologist, or pathologist as needed taking appropriate action when necessary.

4. Performs routine venous and capillary blood collections and ABG’s, if applicable.

5. Prepares all specimens received for testing in designated laboratory departments or locations such as staging of specimens, centrifuge, separate serum, and blood smears.

6. Aliquots sample for departments.

7. Prepares excess specimen samples for storage and resolves and document problem specimens.

8. Required to maintain active Basic Life Support (CPR) certification.

9. Performs other related work, as assigned by supervisor.

Demonstrate Standards of Behavior and adhere to the Code of Conduct in all aspects of job performance at all times.

Qualifications:

Required:

High School diploma required.

Desired:

One year’s experience as a clinical lab assistant.

Additional Information

Who We Are: Confluence Health is an integrated healthcare delivery system that includes two hospitals and more than 40 medical specialties, to provide comprehensive medical care in North Central Washington. With over 270 physicians and 150 advanced practice clinicians, Confluence Health is the major medical provider between Seattle and Spokane. Our goal is to deliver high-quality, safe, compassionate, and cost-effective care close to home. Staying on the leading edge of healthcare innovation is important, so we invest in technology--to provide better care for our patients and allow our providers to operate at the highest level. Our Mission: We are dedicated to improving our patients' health by providing safe, high-quality care in a compassionate and cost-effective manner. Our Vision: To become the highest value rural healthcare system in the nation that improves health, quality of life, and is a source of pride to those who work here.

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