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St. Joseph's Health
27700 Medical Center Rd
Mission Viejo, CA
DescriptionAt Mission Hospital, in Mission Viejo, CA, our core values of Dignity, Service, Excellence and Justice translate into an environment where the welfare of our patients always comes before the bottom line. As a non-profit acute care facility serving all of south Orange County, our Level II Trauma Center is the designated Regional Trauma Center for south Orange County. We have Centers of Excellence in heart, maternity, trauma, breast care, spine, vascular, stroke, cancer and brain injury. We are a member of the St. Joseph Health System, one of only 12 winners worldwide of the Gallup Organization's Great Workplace Award, which recognizes an 'extraordinary ability to create an engaged workplace culture.' We offer a collegial work environment with competitive salaries and benefits.
The Laboratory Assistant is responsible for the collections and processing of blood specimens, providing assessment and care for neonate, pediatric, adult, and geriatric in-patients, emergency room patients, and patients from other hospital services as needed. He/she will assist as necessary with outpatient specimen collection and processing. The innoculation of microbiology specimens onto primary media and the processing of specimens for referral testing are also responsibilities of the position. He/she is proficient in required competencies.
Requires: Education: High School degree or GED
Experience: Six (6) months laboratory experience
License / Certification: Current California Certified Phlebotomy Technician license is required. Healthcare provider level BLS Certification