Laboratory Assistant - Smith River
This position is responsible for performing phlebotomy, specimen processing and tracking, and CLIA waived testing to obtain data for use in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. Performs capillary and venipuncture specimen collection for laboratory testing. Process blood, urine, microbiology and pathology specimens for diagnostic testing. Track the shipment, completion and reporting into Electronic Health Record of all laboratory tests processed through a UIHS laboratory. Performs CLIA- waived point of care testing on blood and urine specimens. Greet clients in a courteous and friendly manner and demonstrates excellent customer service skills. Works as an effective team member to provider quality client care. The minimum qualifications for this job are: • High school diploma or equivalent; and must have: • Documentation of the completion of 40 hours of basic and advanced didactic (classroom) phlebotomy training from a phlebotomy program. • Documentation of the completion of 40 hours of phlebotomy practice that included the performance of at least 50 venipunctures and 10 skin punctures. • Must have pending California Certified Phlebotomy Technician I or II Certificate.