Providence Health & Services Lab Assistant 2/Phlebotomist in Newberg, Oregon


Providence is calling a Lab Assistant 2/ Phlebotomist (0.0 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Newberg Medical Center in Newberg, OR.

In this position, you will:

  • Be responsible for the accurate and timely pre-analytical functions of specimen receipt; labeling and processing of laboratory specimens; and, the appropriate handling and/or disbursement of laboratory data and patient results.

  • Work with acute care and outpatient caregivers, vendors, consultants and other laboratory services staff in performing their duties.

  • Provide support to multiple laboratory personnel and be integral to maintaining the integrity of patient specimens in order to provide accurate and timely patient care.

  • Be knowledgeable of patient registration requirements, order entry, specimen processing, specimen handling and the disbursement of testing results, requiring competency in the understanding and application of complex regulations and policies as they relate to the laboratory.

  • Possess excellent communication, good judgement and customer service skills that exceed expectation of those we serve.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of and competency with numerous federal, state and other regulatory body compliance and safety regulations.

  • Have competency in the assessment and care of patients of all ages and cognitive abilities.

  • Perform multiple tasks, using various computer applications, while thinking independently and making decisions in a fast-paced environment.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 1 year of phlebotomy related experience AND Certification / Registry (PBT, etc.) from a government agency or nationally recognized organization (eg. ASCP, NCA) -or- 3 years of phlebotomy related experience (Industry related experience must be from an equivalent high volume, acute care laboratory performing high complexity testing)

  • Demonstrated outstanding service excellence experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of personal computer applications

  • Knowledge of specimen handling and collection requirements, general laboratory workflow, and basic medical terminology

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Certification from an approved government agency or nationally recognized professional organization (ASCP, NCA, etc.)

  • 2 years of college with courses in biological sciences and medical terminology and/or associates degree

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. 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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Oregon-Newberg

Req ID: 198762