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St. Joseph Health / Covenant Health Laboratory Assistant - Clinical Laboratory in Fullerton, California

We are looking for a Laboratory Assistant for the Clinical Laboratory Department at St. Jude Medical Center.

Location: Fullerton, CA

Work Schedule: Part time - 40 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

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Job Summary:

The Laboratory Assistant II centrifuges, aliquots, labels, and prepares specimens for Clinical Laboratory and Reference Laboratory testing. Under the supervision and direct oversight of the laboratory section supervisor and/or licensed CLS may operate automated laboratory instrumentation to assist in laboratory testing. May assist with inventory of laboratory section supplies and may assist with Quality Assurance data collection and recording. May function as lab phlebotomist as required.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures that the daily maintenance operations of the laboratory section are accomplished according to established protocols.

  • Demonstrates the ability to recognize priorities first and plan for the completion of remaining duties.

  • Labels all tubes/aliquots accurately, immediately after specimen collection.

  • Operates automated and semi-automated laboratory instrumentation as assigned.

  • Performs all procedures as per department policy and procedure – these may include complex specimen preparation and handling, test initiation protocols, etc.

  • Collects and records laboratory Quality Assurance and other data as assigned; may perform QC problem follow-through under supervision of licensed personnel.

  • Front Desk and Clerical work as Needed


  • Computer familiarity and skills necessary.

  • Answers telephones, demonstrating good telephone etiquette.

  • Problem solving skills.

Minimum Position Requirements:

Education: H.S. Diploma or GED

Experience: 1 year experience as a technical laboratory assistant or phlebotomist in acute care facility.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

Experience: 3 years experience in blood specimen collections on adults and children in a hospital environment.

Licenses/Certifications: American Society of Clinical Pathologists Phlebotomy Certification PBT (ASCP).

St. Jude Medical Center is a faith-based, non-profit, 384-bed, tertiary care facility, and is one of Southern California's most-respected and technologically-advanced hospitals. With nearly 700 of the area's finest physicians on staff, St. Jude offers nearly every medical specialty and sub-specialty. Whether for the birth of a baby, life-saving surgery or a routine mammogram, St. Jude continues to set the standard for medical care and offers the community the most comprehensive array of services and programs.

St. Jude Medical Center provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Jude Medical Center complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.

Company: St. Jude Medical Center

Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Req ID: R336112