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Kadlec Clinical Lab Assistant in Richland, Washington


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Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Lab Assistant to join our growing Clinical Lab team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Part-time, 0.5 FTE, Variable Shift


Minimum Requirements:

  • GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution.

  • Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Licensure

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a structured or accredited Clinical Assistant training program.

  • 2 years phlebotomist experience.

  • 1 year waived testing experience.

  • Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Licensure for 2nd and 3rd shift Clinical Assistants.

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Clinical Lab Assistant you will perform perform and report waived and moderately complex laboratory tests in chemistry, hematology and microbiology; Process specimens for clinical analysis, phlebotomy; Assist the technologists; React to change productivity; and handle other tasks as assigned.

  • Check specimen integrity.

  • Program and load specimens on automatic instrumentation, reports results in LIS via autoverify.

  • Perform manual kit testing, reports results in LIS

  • Prepare and stain peripheral smears and micro specimens

  • Sets up and plate micro specimens on proper media, prepares for transport.

  • Print and check pending and HRP logs, troubleshoots if necessary

  • Prepare reagents and controls.

  • Perform maintenance.

  • Check all reagents and controls for proper dating.

  • Programs and loads reagents onto automatic instrumentation.

  • Performs quality control on indicated instruments and kits.

  • Review quality control with Medical Technologist.

  • Follow maintenance schedule, performs maintenance, documents and reviews with Medical Technologist.

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Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 312499