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Scripps Health Lab Assistant in San Diego, California

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and the respect of zn organization that has been repeatedly recognized as one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to Work. You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

As a nationally recognized health system, Scripps Health is committed to providing the highest quality care to our patients. Through collaboration and innovation, our healthcare professionals lead the frontier in caring for our community. With a culture centered around teamwork, each laboratory site serves as a resource of support for each other, setting our laboratories as the benchmark for standardization. Our Lab Assistants are exposed to a number of different departments in the hospital, interacting with patients on a regular basis and functioning with the highest attention to detail while staying flexible to the ever-changing needs of the hospital.

The Lab Assistant performs age specific venipuncture and capillary puncture, and processes specimens for transport. Answers phones and provides clerical support for the laboratory. Ensures performance and safety standards are met. Ensures inventory and supplies are stocked appropriately. Serves as a liaison for the laboratory and interacts with physicians, nurses and customers to provide a positive outcome.

This is a casual/per diem position, every other weekend minimum and varied weekdays with 8-hour, evening shifts. Training will be 40 hours per week for two weeks on the PM and/or night shift.

Qualifications - External

Preferred:

  • Experience with pediatric and geriatric patients

Required:

  • Good critical thinking and analytical skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficient with medical terminology, with an understanding of computer systems

  • Certified Phlebotomy Technician

  • American Heart Association BLS

Job: *Lab

Organization: *Scripps Mercy San Diego

Title: Lab Assistant

Location: Central San Diego County-SAN DIEGO-SCRIPPS MERCY HOSPITAL SAN DIEGO

Requisition ID: 1049313

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