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Laboratory Assistant

Mercy General Hospital Sacramento, California
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Requisition ID 2021-200651 Employment Type Part Time w/o Benefits Department Clinical Laboratory Services Hours/Pay Period 32 Shift Varied Standard Hours 0300-1130 and 1100-1930 VARIED including every other weekend both Saturday and Sunday Remote No
Overview

Since 1925, Dignity Health Mercy General Hospital has been providing a wide range of health, social, and support services with special advocacy for the poor and underserved. The 419-bed facility includes the nationally recognized Dignity Health Heart & Vascular Institute and The Joint Commission-certified Stroke Programs. Mercy General Hospital also houses the first CARF- (Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities) accredited Acute Rehabilitation Unit in the region. Mercy General Hospital’s Alex G. Spanos Heart & Vascular Center is a state-of-art, four story addition that provides all cardiac services under one roof: Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Support Unit and Cardiopulmonary Services. It also includes: 71 private, family-friendly patient rooms, expanded 21-bed cardiac ambulatory procedure area and a highly advanced 20-bed cardiac surgery ICU. Additionally, Mercy General Hospital has achieved Level 4 Epilepsy Center designation.


Responsibilities

Position Summary:

The incumbent accurately and efficiently processes all lab specimens with appropriate use of the hospital and laboratory information systems. Demonstrates competency in phlebotomy and capillary puncture for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric patients. Skillfully and efficiently collects blood samples.

The incumbent shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Mercy General Hospital and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.


Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • This position requires previous experience as a Lab Assistant/phlebotomist in an acute care hospital (1 year preferred)
  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Current certification with the State of California as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT-1 or CPT-2).   
  • Candidate must have demonstrated knowledge of laboratory terminology, aseptic technique, laboratory tests and specimen handling and blood collection techniques.

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