Swedish Health Services Laboratory Assistant II - Lab Support in Edmonds, Washington
Swedish is looking for a Laboratory Assistant II (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Lab Support Department at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.
This individual will represent the laboratory to the public, physicians, patients and office while receiving/acessioning and/or processing specimens according to laboratory procedures.
In this position you will:
Perform a variety of routine blood draw procedures using proper technique by age of patient, to include venipuncture and capillary techniques while using standard equipment.
Facilitate the observed and unobserved collection of urine specimens.
Interact with patients using AIDET technique.
Adhere to the National Patient Safety Goal of improving the accuracy of patient identification by requiring at least two patient identifiers per policy both in the drawing of patient and the labeling of specimens.
Complete test requisition to include patient demographics, accurate and required billing information and transcription of client test orders.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or equivalent
Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy certification as required by Washington State Chapter 18.360 RCW, WAC246-827
Successful completion of a phlebotomy program through a post-secondary school, college or military training
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Phlebotomy experience
About the Edmonds Campus.
Swedish Edmonds 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. Swedish Edmonds is 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 is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. 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.
Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support
Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026
Req ID: 288107