LAB ASSISTANT
Scripps Encinitas Hospital
 Encinitas, CA

At

Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, respect 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.

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. The Lab Assistant is a team player who is able to

float at other sites as needed.

This is a Casual (per diem) position

with varied shifts.

Required:

  • Good critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with medical terminology, with an
    understanding of computer systems
  • CA Certified Phlebotomy Technician
  • AHA BLS

Preferred:

  • Experience with pediatric and geriatric patients