Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist - Bainbridge Island Clinic at Virginia Mason Medical Center


Category
Customer Support/Client Care
Company
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Location
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110
Posted
12/08/2018

Job Number: 183132

Department: VM Bainbridge Island - Clinical Lab

Hours: Per Diem/On-call as needed (7am to 7pm)

This Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist position is skilled at obtaining blood specimens and performs pre-analytical processing of patient samples based on established laboratory procedures. In addition, this position communicates pertinent laboratory information to healthcare providers including test ordering instructions, patient test results, or established laboratory practice.

 

With numerous awards and distinctions, including our recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason has transformed health care through our innovations in patient safety and our ability to provide patients in our community with easier access to our high-quality care. Consisting of a 336-bed hospital in Seattle, WA, and an extensive network of primary and specialty care clinics throughout the Puget Sound region, joining Virginia Mason is an exceptional opportunity to partner with nationally recognized physicians and peers, and an organization recognized as the benchmark for health care.

 

As a member of our team, you will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine. You will also help to further our commitment to continuous improvement through our Virginia Mason Production System, and our philosophy of empowering you to facilitate real change in the delivery of care. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - your patients.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • This position requires a WA State Department of Health Medical Assistant Phlebotomy Certification.
  • May also require certification of training in Infectious Substance shipping outlined by the Dangerous Goods Regulations.
  • Also required are excellent customer service and patient relations skills; knowledge of anatomy, venous systems, proper specimen collection techniques and use of blood tubes; knowledge of safety guidelines and basic medical and laboratory terminology.
  • General computer knowledge is needed.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the nation, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.  

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.