Company: Dignity Health
Location: LONG BEACH
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Founded as a faith-based hospital in 1923 by the Sisters of Charity
of the Incarnate Word, Dignity Health – St. Mary Medical Center is
a 389-bed, acute care, nonprofit hospital located in Long Beach,
California. The hospital offers a full complement of
services, including a Level II trauma center, cardiac and vascular
center, surgical weight loss, maternity and the CARE Center, which
is a recognized PrEP center of excellence. The hospital
shares a legacy of humankindness with Dignity Health, one of the
nation’s five largest health care systems. Visit https://www.dignityhealth.org/socal/locations/stmarymedical
for more information.
Laboratory Assistant is responsible for a variety of tasks that
lead to a high level of customer satisfaction in the most
cost-effective manner with respect and dignity. Under the direction
of the Director of Laboratory Services and Laboratory Supervisor or
other designated CLS licensed personnel, the Laboratory Assistant
is assigned the responsibility of various duties associated with
clinical laboratory functions which are technical and clerical in
nature such as answering telephones, charting, computer
housekeeping. This position will be responsible for preliminary
specimen processing prior to analysis and for accurate input of
specimen collection information into the Laboratory Information
the Laboratory Assistant may be responsible for accurately
admitting outpatients into the Hospital Information System and for
the distribution and delivery of patient reports. Special emphasis
will be placed to ensure that specimens received in the laboratory
are processed promptly and delivered to the appropriate departments
for analysis. The Laboratory Assistant will demonstrate excellent
communication skills when interacting with patients, nursing staff,
physicians, physicians' office staff and laboratory personnel. The
employee will assist the supervisor in checking bills from the
reference laboratories and outside vendors. This position may be
assigned responsibility of blood specimen collection for the
clinical laboratory using proper and approved techniques for either
venipuncture or capillary methods.
year laboratory clerical and/or phlebotomy experience in an acute
School diploma or equivalency.
of Medical Terminology.
training must meet needs of newborn through geriatric
Phlebotomy Certificate required for blood collection.
CPR Certificate is required for employees that draw blood and have
Keywords: Dignity Health, Long Beach , Laboratory Assistant, Other , LONG BEACH, California
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