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Swedish Medical Center Lab Assistant III in Edmonds, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Lab Assistant III (0.2 FTE, Days) to work in Lab Support at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.

The Lab Assistant III is responsible for representing the laboratory to the public, physicians, patients and offices while assisting laboratory technical staff, receiving/accessioning and/or processing specimens according to laboratory procedures.

In this position you will:

  • Receive, register, order,prepare, process and distribute specimens to specific departments forcontinued processing and/or testing.

  • Perform a variety of routineblood draw procedures using proper technique by age of patient, to includevenipuncture and capillary techniques while using standard equipment.

  • Facilitate the observed andunobserved collection of urine specimens.

  • Operate Electronic MedicalRecords system (EMR) and Laboratory Information System (LIS) computersystem.

  • Maintain a safe and sanitarywork environment. Assist in care and maintenance of work area by wipingcounters, centrifuges and patient care areas with disinfectant incompliance with regulatory agencies.

  • Participate with scheduledco-workers, evaluate workflow and prioritize responsibility to maximizeproductivity, efficiency and specimen stability

  • Initiate, research, documentand resolve any/all situations that require a Customer Service Action.

  • Performs various low-complexitytesting in core laboratory and microbiology as required to supportdepartment workload. Completion of appropriate testing competency isrequired annually.

  • Perform other related duties asassigned or requested.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma orequivalent

  • Successful completion of aphlebotomy program through a post-secondary school, college or militaryprogram

  • Phlebotomy experience

  • Seven hours of AIDS educationas required under WAC 246-827

  • Washington State MedicalAssistant-Phlebotomy license

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Prior experience in a laboratory environment

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 nonprofit Mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of each person we serve. Our Vision is to demonstrate the highest-quality, best-value healthcare to all we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 118 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Puget Sound. Swedish employs more than 13,300 employees and 3,100 physicians and allied health professionals. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. 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: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: Washington-Edmonds

Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026

Req ID: 220441