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Prime Healthcare Lab Assistant - Clinical Lab in San Dimas, California

Join an award-winning team of dedicated professionals committed to our core values of quality, compassion and community! San Dimas Community Hospital, a member of Prime Healthcare, offers incredible opportunities to expand your horizons and be part of a community dedicated to making a difference.

San Dimas Community Hospital 101 bed facility located on a 13-acre campus in the heart of San Dimas. With a multidisciplinary team of experts and state of the art technology, we are committed to serving the community with personalized, high-quality care. We offer a full range of comprehensive services, including 24-hour emergency services, a family birth center, orthopedic surgery, advanced diagnostic services, cardiopulmonary and gastrointestinal services. San Dimas Community Hospital has received multiple awards including the "100 Top Hospitals," Women's Choice Award for America's Best Hospitals for Patient Safety, and Healthgrades awards, including the "Patient Safety Excellence Award." Learn more at www.sandimashospital.com.

The Laboratory Assistant will follow the guidelines set by CLIA, and the CA Business and Professions Codes (bpc: 1212, 1269). Unlicensed laboratory personnel (“aides”) may not, read, record, result, verify or interpret any laboratory test. Unlicensed laboratory personnel may not perform any test involving the quantitative measurement of specimen or reagent, or perform any mathematical calculation in determining a test result or validity of a test procedure. Unlicensed laboratory personnel may not perform instrument calibration or review quality control results to monitor the performance of the instrument or test procedure. Unlicensed personnel require direct and constant supervision by a CLS or other licensed person identified in bpc: 1269, during the entire time they are assisting in the analytical testing phase.

The Laboratory Assistant: 1) performs computer entry, filing, telephone communication and other clerical duties, 2) demonstrates good telephone etiquette and be able to greet patients and other visitors in a polite and friendly manner, 3) possesses good communication skills, 4) demonstrates adequate knowledge of the terminology of tests ordered in the laboratory, 5) demonstrates a good working knowledge of phlebotomy and the equipment used in collecting specimens from newborns to geriatric patients, 6) processes pathology, microbiology, immunology, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, chemistry, and blood bank specimens, 7) processes specimens for reference laboratory, 8) stocks and orders routine supplies, 9) keeps storage areas, trays, centrifuges, and collection areas clean, 10) processes or places specimens on laboratory instruments in accordance with established policy and procedures, 11) with proper documented training the laboratory assistant may perform, instrument preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, assist in quality control procedures, perform, primary culture inoculations, stain slide preparations, and subculture from liquid media. 11) other tasks or responsibilities may be assigned by the department manager/director, ie monitor, mail, fax, answer phone, inter departmental deliveries. Etc. 12) Assist in Pathology with training and eval. 13) Runner

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, TRAINING

  1. HS Diploma or Equivalent required

  2. Minimum 1-year clinical laboratory experience performing similar job functions preferred

  3. State Certified as CPT I or CPT II if the laboratory is located in a state where required.

  4. Current BCLS (AHA) certificate upon hire and maintain current preferred.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. EEO is the Law: https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/posterscreenreaderoptimized.pdf

San Dimas Community Hospital offers competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that provides employees the flexibility to tailor benefits according to their individual needs. Our Total Rewards package includes, but is not limited to, paid time off, a 401K retirement plan, medical, dental, and vision coverage, tuition reimbursement, and many more voluntary benefit options. A reasonable compensation estimate for this role, which includes estimated wages, benefits, and other forms of compensation, is $17.23 to $27.56. The exact starting compensation to be offered will be determined at the time of selecting an applicant for hire, in which a wide range of factors will be considered, including but not limited to, skillset, years of applicable experience, education, credentials and licensure.

ID: 2023-114842

Street: 1350 W Covina Blvd

Shift: Evenings

Exempt / Non-Exempt: Non-Exempt

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