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Penn State Health Lab Assistant - Laboratory in Reading, Pennsylvania

Job Description

Penn State Health St. Joseph Regional Health Network


Location:  US:PA:Reading

Work Type:  Part Time

FTE:  0.5

Shift:  Varied Hours:  Varied




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.




High school graduate or GED required




Excellent verbal communication skillsExcellent customer service skillsThe ability to work well with a team and the ability to also work independentlyOrganized and detailed orientedGood problem solving skills




Completion of a phlebotomy, certified nursing assistant, or medical assistant training courseCertification with ASCP or the National Healthcareer Association, Inc. as a certified phlebotomy technician or other discipline listed above.Customer service experienceMust have the ability to wor well under pressure and multitask in a fast paced environmentMedical 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.


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Position Lab Assistant - LaboratoryLocation US:PA:ReadingReq ID 3347