Laboratory Assistant - Clinical Laboratory - Per Diem 8 Hour Rotating Shifts
Apply Keck Medicine of USC Hospital Los Angeles, California
The Laboratory Assistant is the department's primary support system and is
responsible for procuring blood samples from patients, for preserving the
integrity of specimens and for proper transporting, processing and preparation
of all samples. Support from Laboratory Assistants also includes clerical
functions such as answering telephone inquiries from other departments of the
facility, dissemination of laboratory reports and communicating with referral
laboratories utilized by the department.
Obtains blood sample specimens by venipuncture or capillary methods in
response to requests for testing by clinicians, with appropriate
consideration for the age of the patient.
Receives and screens specimens with regard to acceptability as defined by
Delivers of blood products to Surgery and for the delivery of surgical
specimens to the appropriate sections of the Laboratory.
Processes, distributes or packages all specimens received (except
Anatomic Pathology samples).
Responsible for handling all inquiries for lab results, specimen status
and general information regarding the Department and it's functions.
Communicates and interacts effectively and professionally with patients,
co-workers and guests of the institution, with appropriate consideration
for the age of the patient.
Adheres to established Hospital and Departmental policies and procedures.
Carries out additional clinical and clerical duties to meet the needs of
Maintains professional growth and development. Actively participates in
Department's Quality Improvement program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Req High school or equivalent
Req Specialized/technical training Graduate from an accredited Phlebotomy
Req 1 year Experience in Phlebotomy (preferably in an acute care facility
Req Computer skills in Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel,
Req Excellent analytical and organizational skills
Req Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Req Certified Phlebotomy Technician - CPT (CA DPH)
Req Fire Life Safety Training (LA City) If no card upon hire, one must
be obtained within 30 days of hire and maintained by renewal before
expiration date. (Required within LA City only)
The hourly rate range for this position is $23.00 - $39.10. When extending an
offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors
such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position,
the candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer
equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant
funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
REQ20137986 Posted Date: 08/22/2023 Apply