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Thursday, 17 January 2019

Job Laboratory Assistant - Hennepin Healthcare USA

Laboratory Assistant - Community Clinics Labs  (190015)  
Hennepin Healthcare is an integrated system of care that includes HCMC, a nationally recognized Level I Adult and Pediatric Trauma Center and acute care hospital. The comprehensive healthcare system includes a 484 bed academic medical center, a large outpatient Clinic & Specialty Center, and a network of primary and specialty care clinics in Minneapolis and in suburban communities. Hennepin Healthcare has a large psychiatric program, home care and hospice, and operates a research institute, innovation center and philanthropic foundation.

We are currently seeking a Lab Assistant to join our Community Clinic Labs. This is a floating Lab Assistant for our 5 off-site clinic labs. Earliest start time of 8:00 AM and latest end time of 6:30 PM. This is a full time role. 

Under general supervision, performs work which involves collecting and/or processing laboratory specimens, entering data into the electronic health record (EHR) and/or the laboratory information system (LIS).  Interacts and communicates with patients, their families, and members of the healthcare team by using various communication tools in a timely and professional manner. 


Community Clinics:
  • Assist in maintaining supplies and helping with inventory
  • Assists with training of new staff members
  • Perform standard procedures for the collection of laboratory samples including but not limited to: 
    • Patient identification 
    • Venipuncture collection
    • Capillary collection
    • Urine collection
    • Documentation of collection in the Laboratory Information System (LIS)
  • Review and release patient laboratory orders in the electronic health record (EHR)
  • Properly processes and distributes specimens following collection
  • Explains collection processes and procedures to patients, customers, and their families
  • Prepares specimens for send out to reference laboratory (HCMC), including properly labeling, aliquoting specimens, and any associated LIS documentation (transfer lists)
  • Prepares, performs, and documents select waived and non-waived testing according to standard operating procedures for which they have received applicable training and supervisor approval to perform

Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED, plus completion of an approved three month course in clinical laboratory technique
  • Completion of ten quarter credits of biology or chemistry college courses and one year of experience in a clinical laboratory setting
  • One year and six months of experience in a clinical laboratory setting
  • An approved equivalent combination of education and experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certified or certified eligible with a nationally accredited phlebotomy association
Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:
  • Customer Service skills
You've made the right choice in considering Hennepin Healthcare for your employment. We offer a wealth of opportunities for individuals who want to make an impact in our patients' lives. We are dedicated to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to both current and prospective employees. We are driven to connect talented individuals with life-changing career opportunities, enabling you to provide exceptional care without exception. Thank you for considering Hennepin Healthcare as a future employer.  

Please Note:  Offers of employment from Hennepin Healthcare are conditional and contingent upon successful clearance of all background checks and pre-employment requirements.
Department: Community Clinic Labs

Primary Location

: MN-Minneapolis-Whittier Clinic

Other Locations

: MN-Brooklyn Park-Brooklyn Park Clinic, MN-Golden Valley-Golden Valley Clinic, MN-Minneapolis-East Lake Clinic, MN-Richfield-Richfield Clinic 
 Standard Hours/FTE Status: FTE = 1.00 (80 hours per pay period)
Shift Detail: Day, Evening

Job Level

: Staff

Employee Status

: Regular 
Eligible for Benefits: Yes
Union/Non Union: Union 

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