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Lab Assistant

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In this position, the Laboratory Assistant receives and processes smears, blood, body fluids, and other types of microbiology cultures along with assisting technical staff.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Environment of Care
  • Answers the phone and assists customers
  • Attends to incoming specimens and distributes specimens to appropriate areas and determines if specimen rejection is appropriate
  • Maintains and updates reference manuals, procedure manuals, and other pertinent information related to sample handling
  • Maintains stock levels, receives and organizes supplies.
Technical Responsibilities
  • Maintains refrigerators, hoods and centrifuges and performs and retains documentation of such actions. 
  • Acts as a backup phlebotomist when needed or assigned
  • Places a variety of samples on analyzers with Medical Technologist supervision
  • Sets bacteria cultures to proper media plates, makes Gram stains, sets up viral and fungal cultures and stains bacterial and viral slides

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically within a multi-functional team
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to successfully function in a fast paced, service oriented environment
  • Experience in understanding and usage of computers, including the Microsoft Office Suite, as well as the ability to learn applications relevant to the position
  • Proficient in drawing blood as a phlebotomist with previous clinical laboratory experience preffered.
Organization: St. Vincent Healthcare, Billings, MT
Primary Location: MT-Billings/Surrounding Areas-Billings
Department: SVB-Clinical Lab Services
Schedule: Part-time
Shift: Night Shift
FTE: 0.5
Job Number: 18001080
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