Providence Health & Services Lab Assistant 3 in Portland, Oregon


Providence is calling a Lab Assistant 3 (0.9 FTE, Rotating/Variable) to Providence Office Park in Portland, OR.

This position is a Resource Pool position and will require the ability to work all shifts (Day, Evening, and Night) in all of the following locations: Portland, Medford, Hood River, Newberg, Oregon City, and Milwaukie.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for the accurate and timely application of a variety of biomedical laboratory techniques including pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical specimen analysis and/or disbursement of laboratory data and patient results.

  • Monitor and maintain inventory supplies, maintain workflow and communication, and provide clerical assistance to the department.

  • Be responsible for a variety of instrumentation maintenance and general quality control checks for the department.

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

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

  • Have complex job duties that is evidenced by the performance of multiple tasks and use of computer applications.

  • Be able to think independently and make decisions in a fast-paced environment.

  • Provide superior Service Excellence, utilizing good judgment that meets or exceeds the expectations of patients, visitors, physicians and Providence Health & Services staff.

  • Be expected to possess an understanding of the PH&S and the Portland Service Area Laboratory goals and strategies.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 3 years of industry related experience from an equivalent high volume, acute care laboratory performing high complexity testing is required.

  • Demonstrated outstanding Service Excellence experience

  • Proven reliability and dependability

  • Demonstrated computer proficiency

  • Excellent telephone and other verbal and written communication skills

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Associate's or Bachelor of Science degree

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

  • 2 years of college with courses in biological sciences, anatomy and medical terminology

  • Phlebotomy experience strongly preferred

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: Full-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Oregon-Portland

Req ID: 205737