W Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we’re also one of the safest places to get care – among the top 5% in the country.
UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a -PER DIEM/ TEMPORARY VARIED DAYS LAB ASSISTANT. The Lab Assistant performs assigned support, pre-technical and semi-technical procedures in the laboratory.
This position provides opportunities to work in a fast-paced, challenging, diverse and rewarding environment. As an employee you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Obtains specimens from inpatients, outpatients and outreach accounts according to the time guidelines established by the department Logs tests in the computer, labels, centrifuges, prepares aliquots, and delivers specimens Processes, prepares and ships reference lab samples, according to reference laboratory specifications Answers technical questions relating to laboratory procedures and polices Troubleshoots and resolves problems and customer service issues As assigned, locates patient results and generates reports/faxes. Cleans, maintains, and stocks exam and work areas May be required to drive a hospital-owned vehicle as a function of job
REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or GED equivalent Phlebotomists are required to have an active Washington State issued MA-Phlebotomist Certification If required to drive as part of job, incumbent must possess a valid Washington State driver's license with clean driving record Relevant experience or training in a clinical laboratory or medical setting.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.