Providence Health & Services Laboratory Assistant ( Full Time - Day ) in Santa Monica, California


Providence is calling a Laboratory Assistant (Full time/Day shift) to Providence Saint John Health Center Santa Monica, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Perform some or all of the following duties in one or more laboratory sections: Coordinate and participate in specimen collections, prepare specimens for testing, dispatch specimens to section or referral laboratories.

  • Receive, process, and disseminate requests, specimens, reports, and test results as indicated.

  • Receive and give testing information.

  • Prepare reagents and media.

  • Perform phlebotomies, when assigned.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • California State Phlebotomy Certificate (or eligible) required (for phlebotomy).

  • Current Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification for Health Care Providers from the American Heart Association.

  • Able to concentrate in an active environment.

  • Ability to deal effectively with many people.

  • Excellent human relations and oral / written communications skills.

  • Must be able to prioritize, organize, and coordinate care.

  • Good manual dexterity and mobility.

  • Typing skills adequate for computer entry.

  • Medical Terminology.

  • Computer Literate.

  • Type 20 wpm; know keyboard.

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Six months phlebotomy experience.

  • One year office work experience.

  • One year laboratory experience.

  • Six months acute care hospital experience.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, California, is part of Providence Health & Services, an integrated, not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, medical clinics, home health services, affiliated services and educational facilities in the western United States. Founded in 1942, Providence Saint John’s Health Center enjoys a reputation for clinical excellence across many disciplines.

The 266-bed health center has a medical staff of more than 900 physicians, 1,800 employees and a host of volunteers who share a commitment to providing quality care for all.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Lab (Medical Technologist, Medical Lab Technologist)

Location: California-Santa Monica

Req ID: 159451