Laboratory Assistant III - Specimen Processing

External Description

Process biological samples for clinical laboratory testing and/or research analysis; use health information systems to coordinate laboratory services; provide results of testing and other information to care teams; faciliate the exchange of samples and information with outside institutions; train new employees; participate in process improvement efforts aimed at improving laboratory and hospital processes.

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; 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:
- As per the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), for Lab Assistant III performing moderate or high complex point of care testing, a copy of a diploma or transcript of the highest level of academic achievement to be on record with Human Resources upon hire. For personnel trained outside of the U.S., records of diploma/transcript must provide documented equivalency evaluation by a foreign credentialing agency.

Preferred:
- N/A


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