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Penn State Health Lab Assistant - Laboratory in Reading, Pennsylvania

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network

Location: US:PA:Reading

Work Type: PRN

FTE: 0.19

Shift: Varied

Hours: Varied

JOB SUMMARY:

The laboratory assistant is responsible for performing phlebotomies on patients of all age groups, performing patient registrations and ordering laboratory tests in the EMR, processing of laboratory specimens, the collection of specialized tests, and performing breath alcohol testing.

M INIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

High school graduate or GED required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

Excellent verbal communication skills

Excellent customer service skills

The ability to work well with a team and the ability to also work independently

Organized and detailed oriented

Good problem solving skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Completion of a phlebotomy, certified nursing assistant, or medical assistant training course

Certification with ASCP or the National Healthcareer Association, Inc. as a certified phlebotomy technician or other discipline listed above.

Customer service experience

Must have the ability to wor well under pressure and multitask in a fast paced environment

Medical terminology is helpful

Driver's License is preferred

This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities.

Penn State Health is fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is unapologetically expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information . If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call 717-531-8440 between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday – Friday, email hrsolutions@pennstatehealth.psu.edu or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF (https://cdn-static.findly.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/595/2018/05/Accommodation-Request-Updated-04.27.18.pdf) for more detailed steps for assistance.

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