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Laboratory Assistant II, Grade 365

Location: Santa Clara, CA Job Number: 704903 Date posted: 06/13/2018
Description: 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, receives and processes specimens, performs clerical tasks and performs phlebotomy. May operate automated or semi-automated test equipment, or plate and process microbiology specimens under the direct and constant supervision of a licensed person, as authorized by the California lab law.

Essential Functions:
  • Draws blood from patient's finger, heel, 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.
  • Trains and reports on the work performance of other Laboratory Assistants.
  • Perform other related duties as necessary.
  • This job has no supervisory responsibilities.



  • Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • California Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT).
  • Must be able to perform all Laboratory Assistant I duties.
  • 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.

    Primary Location: California,Santa Clara,Santa Clara Hospital 700 Lawrence Express Wy. Scheduled Weekly Hours: 16 Shift: Night Workdays: Wed, Thu **NOTE: This is a Short Hour FLOAT position. May work in Hosp, MOB, and Satellites lab as assigned. Working Hours Start: 4:00 AM Working Hours End: 12:30 PM Job Schedule: Short Hour Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: United Healthcare Workers - West Job Level: Individual Contributor Job Category: Laboratory Department: Pathology/Laboratory Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time
    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.

    External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.
  • About Laboratory Careers

    Laboratory Careers

    Our clinical laboratory scientists, phlebotomists, and lab techs work in both outpatient clinics and hospital settings and have an opportunity to gain exposure to different areas, including chemistry, coagulation, hematology, urinalysis, and the blood bank. We also operate reference laboratories, which serve as hubs for specimen processing and analysis as well as specialized testing — such as microbiology and molecular biology. Offering modern facilities, advanced equipment, and scheduling options, we provide a dynamic environment in which you'll continue to learn and grow.

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