Swedish Health Services Laboratory Assistant I in Edmonds, Washington
Where you work matters! Swedish is looking for a Lab Assistant I (1.0 FTE, Day shift) to work in the Lab Support Department at Swedish Edmonds in Edmonds, WA.
This individual will perform procedures that are necessary for specimen collection on patients in all age groups including patient identification, patient preparation and verification of specimen according to laboratory procedures.
In this position you will:
Perform a variety of routine blood draw procedures using proper technique by age of patient, to include venipuncture and capillary techniques while using standard equipment.
Facilitate the observed and unobserved collection of urine specimens.
Interact with patients using AIDET technique.
Adhere to the National Patient Safety Goal of improving the accuracy of patient identification by requiring at least two patient identifiers per policy both in the drawing of patient and the labeling of specimens.
Complete test requisition to include patient demographics, accurate and required billing information and transcription of client test orders.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or equivalent
Successful completion of a phlebotomy program through a post secondary school, college, or military program
Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy license as required by Washington State Chapter 18.360 RCW, WAC 246-827 and/or a Washington State Medical Assistant-Certified or Interim certificate as required by Washington State Chapter 18.360 RCW, WAC 246-827
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Previous phlebotomy experience in a hospital setting
About the Edmonds Campus.
Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital) has been providing sound and thoughtful care for patients in the greater Seattle area for more than 45 years. We pride ourselves in employing only the most qualified and caring professionals. We are not simply a hospital or a workplace. We are a family. We are a community. Our mission is to improve the health and well-being of the community through local, high-quality and compassionate health care services. On Sept. 1, 2010, Stevens joined the Swedish family and became Swedish/Edmonds to create an innovative, regional health-care delivery network that provides more local services, while giving residents greater access to the latest medical treatments and the comprehensive services of the Swedish system.
The Swedish/Edmonds campus includes:
217 licensed beds
450 of the most qualified physicians and specialists on medical staff
1,400 staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel
Full scope of medical and surgical services, including Level IV Trauma emergency medicine, diagnostic, treatment and support services
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.
Our Vision is Health for a Better World.
Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support
Work Locations: Edmonds Main Bldg (WA151) 21601 76th Ave W Edmonds, 98026
Req ID: 321322