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Lab Assistant

Job ID: 97940 Date posted: September 11, 2019

  • Sharp Grossmont Hospital
  • Lab Clinical Services
  • Laboratory Jobs
  • Day Job
  • Per Diem

Responsibilities

Summary
The Laboratory Assistant will perform data entry and laboratory specimen processing; organize and process orders and support the Sharp Experience to provide excellent customer service.  Performs clerical functions related to patient reception.  Checks working materials inventory, including expiration dates, and demonstrates ability to evaluate consumable levels to prevent shortages and expired supplies, and alerts ordering personnel in a timely manner. Works in a team environment and also be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
Sharp Grossmont Laboratory is a large state-of-the-art clinical laboratory that supports a 536-bed hospital with Oncology, Women’s Services, Behavioral Health and the busiest emergency department in San Diego.   Lab disciplines include Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Pathology and Blood Bank.  The laboratory has an extensive Outreach program that is supported by three outpatient service centers.   Our leadership team promotes wellness, real time reward & recognition, professional growth, flexible scheduling and work/life balance.   We are proud to have a team of very committed and highly performing employees!  We have empowered our team to create innovative ways of providing patient-centered care, such as incorporating aromatherapy and hand massage into our practice to create a healing environment for our Phlebotomy patients.  These innovative services have received numerous awards from our organization and Planetree.   Take your career to the next level with Sharp HealthCare’s Clinical Lab Services!
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is the largest not-for-profit, full-service acute care hospital in the region with 536-beds. The hospital has outstanding programs in heart care, orthopedics, rehabilitation, robotic surgery, mental health, stroke care and women’s health. In addition, the hospital’s Emergency and Critical Care Center is one of the most technologically advanced emergency and intensive care facilities in the nation.
Sharp Grossmont Hospital is nationally recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for patient care and nursing practices. This designation is the “gold standard” for patient care and nursing excellence and is the highest honor awarded by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Location
This position is located in La Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8-hour day shift: 5:30 am - 2:00 pm; including weekends as needed
This is a Per Diem position 
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Excellent direct customer service, communication and critical thinking skills
  • Computer skills, data entry proficiency
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • College coursework in Chemistry or Biology
  • One year recent Clinical Laboratory experience
  • Specimen handling and transporting experience
Physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
 
Sharp HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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