St. Luke's Health System in Boise, ID is seeking a Full-time Lab Assistant 2 (Day Shift) to join our AnatomicCytology Services Lab Team.
Unit/Position SummaryThe Lab Assistant 2 is responsible for the pre-analytical processing of laboratory specimens AND/OR for the procurement and preparation of laboratory specimens for testing. Performs routine tasks and tests under general supervision.
Sorts, verifies specimen labeling, order entry and distributes specimen.
May perform Point of Care Testing (POCT).
May collect blood samples from patients, verify records and prepare specimens for laboratory analysis.
Ensures specimens are properly identified, collected, labeled and stored.
May order laboratory tests in an efficient, accurate manner.
May explain collection procedures and provide patient instructions to ensure the accurate collection or preparation of specimens, to facilitate patient/caregiver understanding and to reduce patient anxiety. Provide courier routes as assigned.
Complies with established personal protective equipment requirements necessary for protection against exposure to blood and other potentially infectious body fluids.
Maintains a safe and clean working environment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
May register patients or provide courier services.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
Experience: 2 years' experience.
Why St. Luke's
A strong, talented staff is at the heart of St. Luke's Health System. We are the state's largest employer with more than 15,000 employees and a medical staff of more than 1,800 physicians and advanced practice providers. We're proud of our people who deliver skilled, compassionate care every day, and are looking to add dedicated individuals who will continue this same tradition of excellence.
*St. Luke's is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other status or condition protected by law.
As the only Idaho-based, not-for-profit health system, St. Luke’s Health System is part of the communities we serve, with local physicians and boards who further our organization’s mission “To improve the health of people in our region.” Working together, we share resources, skills, and knowledge to provide the best possible care, no matter which of our hospitals you choose.