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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Laboratory Assistant - Lab Svcs - Covenant Plainview in Plainview, Texas

Covenant Health is seeking a On Call / Per Diem, Day Shift Laboratory Assistant for Lab Svcs Department at Covenant Plainview.

Job Summary:

Performs routine collection procedures, assists technologists and technicians in Blood Bank, Hematology, Chemistry, Urinalysis, and Histology. Processes laboratory specimens. Coordinates and performs clerical/reception, client/patient/customer related duties pertaining to laboratory testing and relays information between the laboratory, other hospital areas and clients.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs limited collection procedures ensuring proper identification of patient and proper venipuncture procedure.

  • Performs urinalysis testing under the supervision of the section supervisor.

  • Performs processing of specimens and blood products including blood release in Hematology, Chemistry, and Blood Bank under the supervision of the section supervisor.

  • Assists in the set up of Microbiology cultures and performs limited testing in Microbiology under the supervision of the section supervisor.

  • Receives and accurately processes all patient specimens.

  • Researches new reference laboratory tests for specimen requirements, turnaround times and charges.

  • Editing of laboratory requisitions for correct billing and reporting information.

  • Slotting of all patient reports.

  • Relay test results and billing information accurately.

Preferred Position Qualifications:


  • Laboratory experience.

  • Phlebotomy experience.

  • Medical Terminology.

  • Computer experience to include Windows Excel and Word. Apply Today! Applicants that meet qualifications will receive a text message with additional questions from our Modern Hire system.

Covenant Health is celebrating over 100 years of serving Lubbock and our South Plains region. As the oldest and largest health system in Lubbock and the region, we currently employ over 5,200 people with a medical staff of over 600 physicians.

For over 100 years, Covenant has been driven by a mission of providing a Christian ministry of healing and caring for the whole person - mind, body and spirit. Our vision and differentiator is we are the only faith-based, integrated health network in the West Texas/eastern New Mexico region dedicated to a Christian ministry of healing.

As an expression of our mission, we believe we hold an important Covenant with our patients and try and treat every interaction as Sacred Encounters.

Our ministry includes six hospitals with over 1,100 licensed beds:

Covenant Medical Center - CMC Covenant Children’s Covenant Specialty Covenant Plainview - PLV Covenant Levelland - LVL Trustpoint (joint venture: Rehab Hospital of Lubbock) Covenant Medical Group (CMG) Covenant Health Partners Hospice of Lubbock

Covenant Health's total service area includes 25 counties that covers most of West Texas and eastern New Mexico. The service area covers approximately 750,000 people and approximately 35,000 square miles.

Covenant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Covenant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Positions specified as “on call, per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: Covenant Health

Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Req ID: R352142