Clinical Lab Assistant

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jul 26, 2018
Closes
Aug 23, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Full Time
Job Description: Sentara Norfolk General Hospital Clinical Laboratory is hiring a Clinical Lab Assistant.

Sentara Laboratory Services is a team of more than 700 Clinical Laboratory Professionals that service 12 hospitals and the communities around them in the Virginia and Northeastern North Carolina region.

Our Clinical Lab Assistants support technical areas of the Lab with labeling, processing, and distributing patient specimens for testing, registration, and data entry. Our best team mate thrives in a fast paced environment and thinks on their feet.

Enhance your career and join a committed team positively impacting the communities we serve.

Provides point of entry for all specimens coming into the laboratory. Supports technical areas of the laboratory. Labels, processes, and distributes patient specimens for testing; responsible for registration and test data entry. Monitors supply levels in specimen processing area. Operates and maintains laboratory equipment; responsible for both internal and external customer inquiry and problem resolution. Frequent interaction with hospitals, nursing facilities, and physician office staff.

Education Level
High School Grad or Equivalent

Experience
Required: Healthcare - 1 year

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

License
None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Skills
Required: Active Listening, Communication, Reading Comprehension, Service Orientation, Speaking, Typing Speed 30+ WPM, Writing

Preferred: None, unless noted in the “Other” section below

Other
Secondary Education in a Clinical setting may be considered in lieu of experience.

External Posting Description
Our star candidate will have one year of prior healthcare experience, preferably in a laboratory setting and hold a high school diploma or equivalent.

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital

Sentara Norfolk General Hospital is the region's first Magnet Hospital. It is a 525-bed medical center, and home to the area's only Level I Trauma Center, Burn Trauma Unit and Nationally Ranked Heart Program. In addition to a first rate heart program, the hospital is home to Nightingale Regional Air Ambulance and several dedicated facilities and specialized services.

Sentara Benefits:

Sentara employees strive to make our communities healthier places to live. We're setting the standard for medical excellence within a vibrant, creative, and highly productive workplace. For more information about our employee benefits, CLICK HERE!



Keyword: Lab Assistant, Laboratory Processing, Specimen Processing

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