Swedish Medical Center Laboratory Assistant I - Lab Support in Edmonds, Washington


Swedish is looking for a Lab Assistant I (1.0 FTE, Day shift) to work in Lab Support at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

This individual will perform procedures that are necessary for specimen collection on patients in all age groups including patient identification, patient preparation and verification of specimen according to laboratory procedures.

In this position you will:

  • Perform a variety of blood drawing procedures using proper technique by age of patient, to include venipuncture and capillary techniques

  • Facilitate the unobserved collection of urine specimens

  • Complete test orders to include patient demographics and accurate and required billing information

  • Centrifuge blood specimens as neccessary to maintain specimen integrity

  • Process, label and store specimen samples and maintain inventory of supplies


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Successful completion of a phlebotomy program through a post secondary school, college, or military program

  • Seven hours of AIDS education as required under WAC 246-827

  • Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist License as required by Washington State Chapter 18.360 RCW, WAC 246-827

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s license with an Insurabledriving record as determined by Swedish Hospital Services Insurance provider

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous phlebotomy experience in a hospital setting

About the Edmonds Campus.

Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.

The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:

  • 217 licensed beds

  • 450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff

  • 1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel

  • Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Since 1910, Swedish has been a hallmark of excellence. Swedish has grown to become the largest non-profit health provider in the Greater Seattle area with 11,000 employees, more than 2,800 physicians and 1,700 volunteers. Swedish is committed to being the best place to receive care, and also the best place to work. We reward our employees with generous compensation and benefits, individualized orientation, education and a supportive work environment. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Req ID: 135071