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Position Summary: Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomist is generally responsible for three pre-analytical functions: patient registration and order entry, phlebotomy, and specimen processing. The percentage of time spent in each of these functions will vary with location. The Lab Assistant/Phlebotomist may also be responsible for specimen pick-up, report sorting and delivery, supply delivery, and other tasks related to the operation of the specific location. This is a high-visibility position with primarily inpatient and outpatient (in the hospital environment) contact. Work situations require professionalism in demeanor, communication and dress, an ability to establish trust and confidence with patients and/or patient families, and a service approach to the job. Internal contacts include other laboratorians and other facility co-workers; external contacts include patients, families, and physicians.
Minimum Requirements: Experience preferred
Education/Licenses/Certifications: Current Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Certification or Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist eligible within six (6) months of hire. High School diploma or equivalent Current Washington State Drivers License
Position Type: Full-Time Regular Full Time Employee: YesPrimary Shift: Day Work Schedule: Day Shifts
MultiCare is a not-for-profit health care organization with more than 20,000 team members, including employees, providers and volunteers. MultiCare has been caring for our community for well over a century, since the founding of Tacoma’s first hospital and today is the largest community-based, locally governed system of health in the state of Washington, serving communities across Washington and Northern Idaho.
MultiCare’s comprehensive system of health includes numerous primary care, urgent care and specialty services — including Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital & Health Network; MultiCare Indigo Urgent Care; Pulse Heart Institute; MultiCare Medical Associates, affiliated physicians; MultiCare Rockwood Clinic, the largest multispecialty clinic in the Inland Northwest region; and MultiCare Connected Care, our Accountable Care Organization.
Eleven hospitals complete the organization: Allenmore Hospital, Auburn Medical Center, Capital Medical Center, Covington Medical Center, Deaconess Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Mary Bridge Children’s Hospital — the Puget Sound region’s only children’s hospital and state-designated Level II Pediatric Trauma Center for Western Washingt...on — Navos Behavioral Health Hospital, Valley Hospital, Tacoma General Hospital — which is home to the South Puget Sound region’s only Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit — and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital.
Our core values of Respect, Integrity, Stewardship, Excellence, Collaboration and Kindness, serve as our guiding principles and impact every aspect of our organization, including how we provide patient care and what we expect from each other.
MultiCare is also proud of our commitment to workforce diversity and culturally competent care. This commitment is led by our CEO and supported through employee education and community outreach.