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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Senior Laboratory Assistant - Laboratory MV in Mission Viejo, California

We are looking for a Senior Laboratory Assistant with Laboratory - MV at Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center.

Location : Mission Viejo, CA

Schedule : Full-time

Shift : Evenings

Job Summary:

The Laboratory Assistant II is responsible for the collections and processing of blood specimens, providing assessment and care for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric in-patients, emergency room patients, and patients from other hospital services as needed. He/she will assist as necessary with outpatient specimen collection and processing. The innoculation of microbiology specimens onto primary media and the processing of specimens for referral testing are also responsibilities of the position. He/she is proficient in required competencies.

Skills :

  • Good verbal communication skills for frequent contact with patients, nurses, doctors, and co-workers.

  • The ability to prioritize multiple tasks efficiently and effectively for the operation of his/her workload.

  • Good phlebotomy skills are required for patients of all age groups.

  • Ability to work with others in a flexible and cooperative manner.

Position Requirements:

Education : High School degree or GED

Experience :

License / Certification : Current California Certified Phlebotomy Technician license. Healthcare provider level BLS Certification

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: One-year laboratory phlebotomy experience

License / Certification: Valid phlebotomy certificate

At Mission Hospital with locations in Mission Viejo and Laguna Beach, CA our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line.As non-profit acute care facilities, we serve all of south Orange County.Mission Hospital Mission Viejo is a Level II Trauma Center and is the area's designated regional trauma center. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke and brain injury.Mission Hospital Laguna Beach provides local coastal communities with 24-hour emergency department services, medical/surgical services, behavioral health programs including inpatient and outpatient psychiatric and chemical dependency services and an outpatient eating disorder program.Mission Surgery Center performs approximately 4,500 annual surgeries and provides a safe and convenient outpatient setting. It is accredited by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Care.We are a member of the St. Joseph Health System, one of only 12 winners worldwide of the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award, which recognizes an "extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture"; we've received two Beacon Awards for clinical excellence and in 2012 we received Magnet Designation which recognizes hospitals for top patient care, quality nursing and innovations in nursing and healthcare. We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.Mission Hospital provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Mission Hospital complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Mission Hospital Regional Medical Center

Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

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