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Lab Assistant (Technical)

JOB TITLE: Lab Assistant (Technical)
LOCATION: Viewmont Medical Labs
DEPARTMENT: Laboratory Medicine
WORK SCHEDULE: Days/Evenings
WORK TYPE: Part Time
JOB SUMMARY:
Responsible for performing various technical functions in support of the testing activities performed in Laboratory Medicine.
Works under the general supervision of the appropriate technical specialist or trainer and administrative direction of the appropriate Supervisor.
Performs duties to support the goals and objectives of the Geisinger Health System in its efforts to provide quality patient care and patient satisfaction.
COMPETENCIES AND SKILLS:
Requires effective organizational and communication skills. Must be able to use a personal computer. Must be able to maintain a high level of productivity and accuracy to achieve rapid turnaround time for testing of specimens.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or equivalent required.
Previous work in a clinical laboratory setting preferred.
Up to three months on the job to reach acceptable level of performance required.
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
Physical demands: Subject to exposure to infectious diseases. May handle hazardous chemicals. Possible exposure to odorous chemicals and specimens. Includes work assignments that are sedentary and/or require standing; work requires use of the hands and fingers. Must be able to pass a standardized color vision test.
Protective equipment (as required by particular section): eye protection, face protection, lab coat, nonsterile medical gloves.
_The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements and criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the job._
GEISINGER MEDICAL LABORATORIES (GML) :
GML uses cutting-edge technology and state-of-the-art information systems to provide laboratory services throughout central and northeast Pennsylvania. GML offers a wide range of routine and specialized testing in
clinical and anatomic pathology.
We offer the resources of a national laboratory with the convenience and personalized attention of local service. We are dedicated to service excellence, teaching, accountability, respect and teamwork, and we offer many
growth opportunities. Our laboratories are accredited by the College of American Pathologists and AABB.
ABOUT GEISINGER:
One of the nation?s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member
health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. Geisinger is known for its focus on caring and innovative programs including the ProvenCare? best-practice approach to maximize
quality, safety and value; ProvenHealth Navigator? advanced medical home; Springboard Health? population health program to improve the health of an entire community; ProvenExperience? to provide refunds to
patients unhappy with their care experience; and Geisinger?s MyCode? Community Health Initiative, the largest healthcare system-based precision health project in the world. With more than 215,000 volunteer participants
enrolled, MyCode is conducting extensive research and returning medically actionable results to participants. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians,
Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing
commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.
We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners. Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of
collaboration, cooperation and collegiality.
Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be
discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
Domestic partner benefits not applicable at Geisinger Holy Spirit.

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