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Providence Health & Services Lab Assistant 2 - Histology in Portland, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Lab Assistant 2 (1.0 FTE, Days) to Providence Portland Medical Center in Portland, OR.

The schedule for this position is Tuesday - Saturday 8am - 4:30pm.

In this position, you will:

  • Be responsible for the accurate and timely receiving, processing, and labeling 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 duty.

  • Be responsible for registering outpatient laboratory encounters obtaining complex demographic, insurance, and medical information utilizing multiple computer applications in order to complete patient encounters.

  • Maintain up to date knowledge and competency on required registration functions.

  • Be expected to perform all duties in a manner that promotes team concept and reflects the Providence Health System mission, philosophy, and core values of respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 2 years of healthcare or related field experience, -or- a combination of applicable experience and education

  • Clerical or client services experience

  • Demonstrated outstanding Service Excellence experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in the use of personal computer applications

  • Phlebotomy will be required in float pool and some ministries

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • 2 years of college experience, -or- Associate degree/ Bachelor of Science degree with courses in biological sciences, anatomy, and medical terminology

  • Certification from a Clinical Laboratory Assistant Program, -or- a Phlebotomy program with 1 year of phlebotomy related experience, -or- 3 years related experience

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

  • 2 years of Phlebotomy, medical assisting, research, clinical laboratory experience, or certification

  • Industry related experience in a high volume, acute care setting

  • Experience in specimen collection, specimen preparation and equipment operation, pneumatic tubes systems and other laboratory equipment

  • Knowledge of specimen handling and collection requirements, general laboratory workflow and basic medical terminology, Biology, understanding of Laboratory Medicine, anatomy and physiology, or equivalent exposure to these topics

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

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

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: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 220697

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