Salem Health Hospitals & Clinics

  • Lab Assistant

    Job Locations US-OR-Salem
    ID 2019-3685
    Allied Health
    Position Type
    Full time
    Minimum Salary
    USD $16.18/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    Work Schedule
    Days – Variable including every other weekend 0900 - 1930
    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.


    The Laboratory Assistant is primarily responsible for the smooth and timely flow of collecting and processing patient specimens for a single clinical discipline. . Test results may be provided to physicians and other hospital staff. Must be capable of light physical work which includes sitting, standing, or walking for extended periods of time. Lifting generally consists of items weighing less than 40 pounds. Job may involve occasional exposure to infectious specimens, as well as other infectious and hazardous materials. Occasional exposure to noxious fumes may occur.  


    You may be an ideal fit if you:

    The position of Laboratory Assistant requires graduation from High School or a GED. One year related experience in either a clinical, medical office, or research setting or one quarter of college level course work that includes either medical or laboratory activities; for phlebotomy, this must include experience in patient specimen collection and processing. Familiarity with medical terminology is considered a strong asset in this position. Prior experience with Laboratory Information Systems and Hospital Information Systems is highly desirable.  


    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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