Laboratory Assistant III, General Laboratory

Requirements
Required Education/Experience:

- High school graduate or equivalent and at least one of the following:

- At least two (2) years experience in laboratory specimen processing and/or phlebotomy; or

- Successful completion of a phlebotomy program through a postsecondary school or college accredited by a regional or national accrediting organization recognized by the U.S. Dept of Education; or

- Laboratory related college courses including Clinical Laboratory Assisant associate degree program or bachelor’s degree coursework in Biology, Chemistry, or related fields.



Required Credentials:

- Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist certification to be obtained within the first 6 months of employment.



Preferred:

- Completion of an approved phlebotomy program

- Phlebotomy Certification by an agency approved by the U.S. Department of Education or National Commission for Health Certifying Agencies (NCHCA). A.S.C.P. or N.C.A grants common credentials.

- Pediatric phlebotomy experience

- Bilingual skills.

- Associate or Bachelor’s degree in laboratory-related field

- Eligibility to obtain Washington State Medical Assistant-Registered certification to allow for application of topical anesthetic cream


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