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

Description:

Swedish is looking for a Lab Assistant I (1.0 FTE, Nights) 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

Qualifications:

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 Insurable driving 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

https://caregiver.ehr.com

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: Full-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: Washington-Edmonds

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

Req ID: 218417