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Send to my Email Email a friend Job ID 77397 Date posted 11/22/2016
Requisition ID: 77397
  • Facility: Sharp Memorial Hospital
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Lab Clinical Services
  • Category: Laboratory Jobs
  • Job Status: Full-Time
  • Shift: Night Job
  • FTE: 1.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8-hour variable night shift; including every other weekend
This is a Full-Time (1.0) Position: 80 hours per 2 week pay period
 
Required Skills and Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Six months recent laboratory experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Computer operation knowledge
 
Preferred Skills and Qualifications
  • Specimen handling & transporting experience

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 Memorial Laboratory supports a large tertiary care hospital with Trauma, Cardio Surgery, Cardiac, Kidney and Pancreas Transplant Program, Women's and Children's, Behavioral Health, Cancer Center and Outpatient Surgery services.  The lab supports all service lines on the campus and provides clinical lab outreach services to the community, including all other Sharp Healthcare Hospitals and Clinics.  Lab disciplines include Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Pathology and Blood Bank.  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 Memorial Hospital — the first hospital in San Diego with all private patient rooms — is dedicated to providing the highest-quality, patient-centered care and consists of 368 beds. Designed to promote comfort and healing with the use of natural light and soothing colors, the hospital offers the latest medical technology and is home to San Diego’s largest, most modern Emergency and Trauma Center.
Sharp Memorial is known for outstanding programs in cardiac and vascular care, cancer treatment, orthopedic and neurological services, rehabilitation, robotic surgery and multi-organ transplantation, and has been recognized as a MAGNET®-designated hospital for nursing excellence and is also designated as a Patient-Centered Hospital by Planetree, an organization committed to personalizing, humanizing, and demystifying the hospital experience for patients and their families.
Essential Physical Requirements may include:
  • Sitting
  • Walking
  • Standing
  • Twisting (trunk)
  • Twisting (neck)
  • Bending (waist)
  • Flexing/Extending (neck)
  • Gripping/Grasping
  • Fine Manipulation / Pinching
  • Reaching below shoulder level
  • Reaching above shoulder level
  • Squatting
  • Lift up to 25 pounds
  • Push/Pull up to 25 pounds
  • Carry up to 25 pounds
  • Additional physical requirements of position may be discussed during interview.
    Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status or any other protected class.
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