Lab Assistant III - Evergreen Health Medical Center Kirkland
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Evergreen LLC - Kirkland, WA
Full Time
High School
Undisclosed
Undisclosed
1st Shift
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Description

ABOUT US

Visionary.....Driven.....Meticulous.....Collaborative.....Caring

An unwavering pursuit of health. This is what we stand for.

If these words resonate with you, then explore job opportunities with us.

CellNetix Pathology and Laboratories is a dynamic, rapidly growing physician- and employee-owned pathology practice and lab headquartered in Seattle, Washington with locations throughout the state. Driven by impeccable attention to detail, we're resolute in meeting the exceedingly high standards of quality we set for our laboratory, our customer service, our business and ourselves.

It is our Vision to rethink, redefine and reset the standard of care for pathology groups and laboratories in the country.

 

General Summary

Lab Assistant IIIs in our hospital laboratory sites are responsible for providing a wide variety of technical and administrative support including specimen accessioning, scheduling procedures, resolving discrepancies, as well as providing general procedural support to pathologists and hospital physicians. Lab Assistant IIIs are also responsible for adhering to HIPAA standards and strict Standard Operating Procedures and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements. Environmental hazards such as formalin, communicable disease, fresh human tissue, etc. are present in the workplace. The final candidate will be hired as Lab Assistant III in Training until fully trained and passed the competency assessment. This position may be selected by supervisor as Lead with Lead responsibilities.

We currently have two openings at the Evergreen Health Medical Center in Kirkland with possible cross training to one other north division site.

The two available shift times are:

  • Opening (0745-1615) or
  • Closing (0900-1730)

Overtime as needed for hospital procedures.

 

Essential Job Functions

A Lab Assistant III may perform any of the following duties or groups of duties:

  1. Accessions specimen
  2. Processes cytology specimen
  3. Prepares Frozen Sections for diagnosis
  4. Assists with in-patient FNA procedures
  5. Assists with in-patient and out-patient bone marrow biopsies
  6. Assists Pathologists with specimen grossing and work station prep
  7. Muscle biopsy preparation
  8. Schedules procedures
  9. Provides support in resolution center
  10. Provides assistance to Histology
  11. Delivers specimen to relevant departments
  12. Other duties as assigned
Qualifications/Experience/KSA

Qualifications/Experience

  1. Combination of High school graduate AND 1+ year of relevant clinical/laboratory experience

Or

  1. Bachelors in medical technology, chemical, physical, or biological science (strongly preferred for Spokane candidates)
  2. Previous experience working a clinical/medical/laboratory environment highly preferred

Knowledge/skills/abilities

  1. Professional
  2. Must be able to multi-task
  3. Flexible and adaptable
  4. Must have the ability to filter and analyze the constant stream of incoming information
  5. Must be able to prioritize tasks and stay organized
  6. Have excellent communication and customer service skills
  7. Able to perform well under pressure and large work volume
  8. Must have basic computer skills and be able to learn new software and machinery
  9. Ability to deal with conflicts
  10. Knowledge of Standard Operating Procedures and PPE requirements

 

Physical Requirements

  1. Be able to lift 10+ lbs.
  2. Be able to stand for over 2.5 hours at a time
  3. Be able to move around in tight spaces
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