Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • Lab Assistant - Limited Duration

    Job Locations US-OR-Salem
    ID 2019-2818
    Allied Health
    Position Type
    Limited Duration
    Minimum Salary
    USD $16.18/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    Work Schedule
    Hours Each Week
  • Overview

    Your Team. Your Choice. Choose Salem Health.


    Salem Health does more than provide high quality patient care. It is an organization that commits itself to empowering teams to create, innovate, and dream. We are looking for individuals who can challenge the status quo, raise the bar, and embrace change. 


    At Salem Health, we want trailblazers, self-starters, and creative thinkers to drive improvement in the health care arena where “patient-centered” is more than just words.


    This position is limited duration and is not to be considered a permanent position with Salem Health.  


    The Lab Assistant contributes to the expertise of the Specimen Management staff by providing high level production in all areas of specimen handling.

    • Models continuous improvement. Assists in the development of policies, procedures, processes, performance improvement and quality assurance in accordance with accreditation requirements.
    • Maintains up-to-date proficiency in all bench duties of the assigned laboratory location, serves as a resource and educator for staff.
    • Upholds all of the hospital and departmental policies, leading by example in attitude, performance, appearance, confidentiality and respect.
    • Must have a strong degree of problem solving skills and must be able to work with various co-workers to resolve day-to-day problems.


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School diploma or GED required.
    • One (1) year of related experience in either a clinical, medical office, or research setting is strongly desired.
    • Experience in team process, quality management and problem solving required.
    • Experience with a Laboratory Information System is desired.


    The job includes exposure to many different types of infectious materials. This position comes into contact with a variety of hazardous substances including chemicals and low level radioactive materials. Occasional exposure to noxious fumes may occur.

    Nothing in this job description restricts Salem Health’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.



    As a leader in the local industry, Salem Health offers a generous total rewards package, an empowering culture, and a commitment to the development and growth of our in-house talent. Our work is grounded in respect for people and continuous improvement and we invite you to partner with us to further our mission.


    Salem Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.


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