Laboratory Assistant in Seattle

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • Seattle, Washington View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

Join healthcare leader Kaiser Permanente as Laboratory Assistant in Seattle. Read role and responsibility to apply Kaiser Permanente is careers in Seattle Washington.


Position : Laboratory Assistant

Location :  Seattle, Washington

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:


Job Summary:

The Lab Assistant performs the pre-analytic phases of laboratory testing procedures and may also perform the analytic and post analytic phases of waived testing procedures. Duties include face to face and telephone customer service; computer data entry and retrieval, workplace cleanliness and maintenance. S/he is responsible for documentation of all activities, monitoring supplies, and compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements related to safety and lab testing. Responsible for following KP Laboratory policies and procedures.

Essential Responsibilities:

Specimen Collection and Processing: Collects specimens for lab testing. Has knowledge of special specimen collection and handling requirements for specific populations, eg. infants, pediatric and geriatric patients. Processes specimens for lab testing according to laboratory procedures.
Computer Data Entry and Retrieval: Accessions specimens, retrieves information, enters results
Other duties: Participates in Performance Improvement activities. Performs maintenance. Performs waived testing, EKG testing. Teaches phlebotomy students, employees.
Technical Resource: Helps resolve problems and answer pre-analytical procedural questions. Serves as a frontline resource to laboratory customers. Assists in the review and updates of laboratory procedure manuals.

Basic Qualifications:




High School Diploma OR General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

Basic Life Support required at hire

Medical Assistant Certificate (Washington) OR Medical Assistant Phlebotomist Certificate (Washington)

Additional Requirements:

Basic computer skills.
Good written and verbal communication skills.
Customer service.
Problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Recent completion of a phlebotomy program OR recent phlebotomy and clinical laboratory experience.
Phlebotomy and clinical laboratory training.


Other Details

Primary Location: Washington,Seattle,Capitol Hill South Building

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Evening
Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Working Hours Start: 10:00 AM

Working Hours End: 06:30 PM

Job Schedule: Full-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: J06|UFCW|UFCW Pro Tech

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Department: Central Campus South – Pathology/Lab-LAB #1 – 1130

Travel: No

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.


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