Clinical Lab Assistant

Location
Norfolk, VA
Posted
Jul 05, 2018
Closes
Sep 27, 2018
Function
Nurse
Industry
Healthcare
Hours
Part Time
Job Description: 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.

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.

Facility details:

Sentara Leigh Hospital is a Magnet Status, 250-bed facility featuring all patient-friendly private rooms and specializing in orthopedic, gynecological and urological services. Sentara Leigh offers a contemporary care environment for general medical/surgical and ambulatory services and is home to the orthopedic hospital, which has 48 beds dedicated to specialized orthopedic care. The hospital offers a full-service Emergency Room with a dedicated observation unit, Critical Care, GI, and Oncology services. It also encompasses a Family Maternity Center.

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


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.

Sentara Leigh 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.


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