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Lab Assistant I

Baylor St Luke's Medical Center Houston, Texas

The posted compensation range of $14.82 - $20.38 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-323072 Employment Type PRN Department Laboratory Services Hours/Pay Period 25 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 7am to 5pm Remote No Category Laboratory

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an internationally recognized leader in research and clinical excellence that has given rise to breakthroughs in cardiovascular care neuroscience oncology transplantation and more. Our team’s efforts have led to the creation of many research programs and initiatives to develop advanced treatments found nowhere else in the world. In our commitment to advancing standards in an ever-evolving healthcare environment our new McNair Campus is designed around the human experience—modeled on evidence-based practices for the safety of patients visitors staff and physicians. The 27.5-acre campus represents the future of healthcare through a transformative alliance focused on leading-edge patient care research and education. Our strong alliance with Texas Heart® Institute and Baylor College of Medicine allows us to bring our patients a powerful network of care unlike any other. Our collaboration is focused on increasing access to care through a growing network of leading specialists and revolutionizing healthcare to save lives and improve the health of the communities we serve.


Responsible for performing specimen processing, storage and transport of laboratory specimens. May assist nursing
service in the patient care areas with order entry, collection, and testing for patient specimens.

1. Perform test order entry and patient registration

2. Processes, transports and distributes blood and other samples for in‐house testing and/or send out to reference labs,
and Ensures appropriate specimen storage

3. Responsible for responding to inquiries, and reference laboratories regarding test orders, specimen requirements
and reporting

4. Assist in training new employees and clinical personnel on specimen collection

5. Performs routine clerical duties and computer Functions associated with processing patient samples and results

6. Answers the phone, Receives and disseminates verbal and written communications related to laboratory services or
personnel in a confidential manner

7. Assists with data collection for quality assurance

8. Assist in the accessioning of specimens, retrieves surgical pathology slides and blocks upon request

9. Attends all required safety training programs, general safety, department/service safety, and specific job related

10. Collaborates effectively with lab co‐workers to manage personal overtime for balanced productivity. Willing to work
other shifts as needed to meet laboratory's objective to provide quality laboratory service and patient care

11. Ability to recognize and identify root cause of problems, choose appropriately among resolution alternatives, and
implement solutions

12. Responsible for inventory of supplies

13. Attends departmental meetings/ hospital continuing education and Participates in department and hospital

14. Ensures that all outpatient requisitions include all required information (diagnosis, physician signature, etc.)

15. Adheres to all regulatory requirements


Required Education and Experience:

*High School Diploma/GED
*One (1) year of relevant work experience


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