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Lab Assistant

Job ID 84139 Date posted 11/03/2017
  • Facility: Sharp HealthCare
  • City: San Diego
  • Department: Outreach Lab
  • Category: Laboratory Jobs
  • Job Status: Per Diem
  • Shift: Variable
  • FTE: 0.0
  • Shift Start: Variable
  • Shift End Time: Variable
Location
This position is located in Serra Mesa, San Diego County
 
Hours
8-hour variable shifts; including every other weekend
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 experience in a clinical laboratory
  • Specimen handling and 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 Laboratories consist of 5 full service Hospital Laboratories, a Pathology Core Lab and 15 Patient Service Centers (Satellite Draw Stations).   Lab disciplines include Chemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Urinalysis, Microbiology, Pathology, Blood Bank and Outreach.  Our leadership team promotes wellness, real time reward & recognition, 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 our unique Drive-Thru Phlebotomy service and incorporating aromatherapy and hand massage into our practice to create a healing environment for our patients.  These innovative services have received numerous awards from our organization and Planetree.  Take you career to the next level with Sharp HealthCare’s Clinical Lab Services!
Sharp System Services have campuses located in the communities of Kearny Mesa and Serra Mesa and consist of the Spectrum location, the Ruffin Road location and Sharp Operations Center (SOC). These offices provide the centralized integrated system support services to the operating entities within the system. These services include: Strategic Planning, Business Development, Information Technology, Clinical Laboratory, Compliance, Internal Audit, Legal, Risk Management and Insurance, Contracts, Human Resources, Facilities Management and Development, Clinical Effectiveness, Finance, Nursing, Systems Supply Chain Services, Shuttle Services, Marketing and Communications, The Sharp Experience and Sharp University.
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.
Keywords: Lab Assistant, Chemistry, Biology, Specimen Handling, Transporting, Clinical Laboratory

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