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Laboratory Assistant III

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
Under the direction and oversight of the Laboratory Director and Laboratory Manager, or designee, within the scope of Unlicensed Laboratory Personnel as described in B&PC 1269, Sr. Laboratory Assistant where applicable, frequently performs complex procedures defined for laboratory assistants in a Medical Center or in a Regional Laboratory Department. Complex procedures, as applicable, includes plating and processing microbiology specimens and assisting in operating and maintaining automated and semi-automated test equipment under the direct and constant supervision of a licensed person as authorized by the California lab law. Other complex procedures may include problem solving, e.g., reviewing computer error lists and resolving clerical discrepancies. May be required to draw blood.
Essential Responsibilities:
May direct, check, assign and coordinate the work of other Laboratory Assistants. Trains and reports on the work performance of other Laboratory Assistants. Draws blood from patients finger, heal, or vein, observing principles of asepsis to obtain blood samples. Obtains the correct amount and type of specimen. Documents all requests and released results of lab work accurately. Informs physicians of released lab results. Completes appropriate routing, handling, and processing of various medical specimens. Orders, distributes and stocks supplies as needed. May be required to register patients Perform other related duties as necessary. Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities. Compliance Accountability:
Grade: 405
Basic Qualifications:Experience
One year experience as a Laboratory Assistant required. California Certified Phlebotomy Technician, (CPT) where applicable. Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Must be willing to work in a Labor Management Partnership environment. Also refer to Position Specifications outlined in the appropriate collective bargaining agreement.

  • High School Diploma/GED. California Phlebotomy Technician (CPT), where applicable.License, Certification, Registration
    • Phlebotomy Technician II Certificate (California) OR Phlebotomy Technician I Certificate (California)Additional Requirements:
      Preferred Qualifications:

      PrimaryLocation : California,Berkeley,Berkeley Regional Lab - 1725
      HoursPerWeek : 40
      Shift : Evening
      Workdays : Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri *Expected length of employment up to 3 months
      WorkingHoursStart : 04:00 PM
      WorkingHoursEnd : 12:30 AM
      Job Schedule : Full-time
      Job Type : Standard
      Employee Status : Temporary
      Employee Group/Union Affiliation : A01-SEIU-United Healthworkers
      Job Level : Individual Contributor
      Job Category : Laboratory
      Department : Berkeley Regional Lab - 1701 - Pathology/Lab-Histology - 0206
      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.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Berkeley , Laboratory Assistant III, Healthcare , Berkeley, California

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