Lab Assistant

Allina Health

Allina Health

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Minneapolis, MN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2024

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Date Posted:

January 09, 2024


31006314 ANW Lab - Phlebotomy


Day (United States of America)

Shift Length:

8 hour shift

Hours Per Week:


Union Contract:

SEIU-4-LAB Service Workers

Weekend Rotation:

Every Other

Job Summary:

Performs laboratory functions such as waived testing, assisting with standard operating procedure and work flow development, and serving as a primary trainer providing daily oversight of new staff/students in work area. Serves as a preceptor or lead in one or more of the following work areas: laboratory reception/registration, specimen collection (i.e. venipuncture, capillary, cultures, and chain of custody); specimen processing, waived testing and supply ordering.

Key Position Details:

  • 40 hours per week
  • Every other weekend rotation
  • Hours: 5:30am-2:00pm
  • Will work in Emergency Department
  • Benefit Eligible

Job Description:

Principle Responsibilities

  • Performs routine laboratory procedures within established guidelines.
    • Verifies patient identification.
    • Identifies and uses appropriate collection method to obtain samples for testing (Venipuncture or capillary puncture).
    • Collects sample, evaluates specimens acceptability, and labels specimen.
  • Accurate and timely processing of specimens.
    • Performs specimen processing with strict adherence to CAP, OSHA, COLA, and CLIA requirements.
    • Trouble-shoots minor equipment issues.
    • Stocks, rotates, and requests phlebotomy supplies on a regular basis to ensure proper availability.
  • Performs customer service in lab reception.
    • Greets patients, performs check-in process, and responds to questions and patient needs.
    • Evaluates patient orders for completeness and follows up as needed.
    • Schedules, orders, and releases patients in electronic medical record.
    • Serves as a resource for complex patient orders.
  • Maintains safety, education, and competency requirements.
    • Assists in developing and validating standard operating procedures.
    • Participates in the training of employees and students.
    • Performs various clerical duties.
    • Participates in departmental or system-wide meetings, projects or committees as assigned.
    • May create staff desk assignment schedule, as directed.
    • Performs proficiency testing as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

  • High School or GED required
  • 5 to 7 years experience in phlebotomy preferred
  • Phlebotomy Certification upon hire preferred

Physical Demands
Light Work:
Lifting weight Up to 20 lbs. occasionally, Up to 10 lbs. frequently

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