Job Description

Job Title: Lab Assistant
Job ID: 677863
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Flex
Hours:
Shift: Rotating
Facility: UPMC Jameson
Department: Laboratory - N
Location: 1211 Wilmington Avenue, New Castle PA 16105

Description

UPMC Jameson is excited to be hiring a Flexible Full-Time Lab Assistant! This role would work rotating shifts.

In this role you would plant/process microbiology specimens and perform routine clerical functions in the microbiology laboratory.

Responsibilities:
  • Accessions Histology Specimens and carries out other duties as assigned
  • As required, performs related clerical duties, and utilizes various computer functions to accurately enter demographic information into the information system(s), enters test orders, receives, cancels, charges, and credit tests, while ascertaining adequacy of patient information as well as sample identity.
  • Assist in the processing of cytology specimens, when assigned.
  • Completely procures venipuncture specimens on outpatients and/or inpatients.
  • Coordinates filing and retrieval of cytology slides.
  • Orders and maintains adequate general supplies for the lab.
  • Perform all aspects of specimen processing
  • Perform routine clerical functions by maintaining accurate and complete cytology records of test results.
  • Prepare specimens at work stations for testing, including labeling, accessioning, and aliquotting.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED. 
  • Knowledge of biology/chemistry gained through high school science courses. 
  • Certification from an accredited Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant program preferred. 
  • Minimum 6 months experience performing phlebotomy preferred. 
  • Medical terminology knowledge and laboratory information system experience preferred.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
  • Act 33 Child Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance with Renewal
  • Act 73 FBI Clearance
  • Basic Life Support or Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $12.22 to $18.61

Union Position: No

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