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Medical Laboratory Assistant (80 hours per payperiod)

Company: Essentia Health Careers
Location: Duluth
Posted on: June 4, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description:The Medical Laboratory Assistant is responsible for performing tasks to support pre-analytical and post-analytical functions within Essentia Health Laboratories. The MLA will promote patient safety while performing specimen collection and processing. This position will also perform waived lab testing following standards of accreditation agencies and state licensure requirements. Education Qualifications:Key Responsibilities:

  • Collects specimens through venipuncture or capillary skin puncture and other miscellaneous specimens (Urine, swabs, etc. )
  • Performs specimen processing and handling according to testing requirements to support clinical laboratory testing
  • Performs laboratory testing, when applicable, per accreditation and licensure requirements
  • Participates in training of new employees, students, and other personnel as appropriate
  • Follows Essentia Health rules and policies while handling specimens and equipment to ensure safety and qualityEducational Requirements:
    • Graduate from Medical Laboratory Assistant Program ---OR
      • Completes an internal Medical Laboratory Assistant training program within 1 year of hirePreferred Qualifications:
        • Phlebotomy or Medical Laboratory Assistant American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification
        • Recent specimen preparation and processing experience
        • Possession of a valid motor vehicle operators' license
        • Knowledge of medical terminology and basic computer skillsFTE1Shift RotationDay/Eve Rotation (United States of America)Pay Range$18.52 - $27.47 / hourThe approximate base compensation range is posted, but the actual offer will reflect our total compensation and benefits package. The offer will be determined by a number of factors including the selected candidate's experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, FTE, as well as internal equity among our team.UnionUSWA Technical Workers SMMC (UTECH)Effective December 1, 2019: Job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer assessment, including a urine drug screen, immunization review, proof of required vaccinations, and background check. Essentia Health is committed to maintaining a work environment free from the influence of illegal drugs and alcohol. Essentia Health EEO:Essentia Health is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, sexual identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Keywords: Essentia Health Careers, Duluth , Medical Laboratory Assistant (80 hours per payperiod), Healthcare , Duluth, Minnesota

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