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Seattle Children’s Hospital Lab Assistant - General Lab (Limited Term) in Seattle, Washington

ResponsibilitiesProvide age-appropriate phlebotomy services; perform laboratory specimen processing; use clinical information systems to fulfill laboratory orders; provide results of testing and other information to patient care teams; create accounts for laboratory specimens in hospital demographics/billing system; train new employees; participate in process improvement efforts aimed at improving direct patient care and flow of specimens through the laboratory.This is a limited term position slated to run through August 2022. RequirementsRequired Education/Experience: - High school graduate or equivalent and at least one of the following: - At least two (2) years experience in laboratory specimen processing and/or phlebotomy; or - Successful completion of a phlebotomy program through a postsecondary school or college accredited by a regional or national accrediting organization recognized by the U.S. Dept of Education; or - Laboratory related college courses including Clinical Laboratory Assisant associate degree program or bachelor's degree coursework in Biology, Chemistry, or related fields. Required Credentials: - Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist certification to be obtained within the first 6 months of employment. Medical Assistant-Certified certification will be accepted in lieu of the Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist. Preferred: - Completion of an approved phlebotomy program - Phlebotomy Certification by an agency approved by the U.S. Department of Education or National Commission for Health Certifying Agencies (NCHCA). A.S.C.P. or N.C.A grants common credentials. - Pediatric phlebotomy experience - Bilingual skills. - Associate or Bachelor's degree in laboratory-related field - Eligibility to obtain Washington State Medical Assistant-Registered certification to allow for application of topical anesthetic creamIn accordance with new Washington law for healthcare workers, Seattle Children's requires that all staff be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 on or before October 18, 2021, or before beginning employment for start dates after October 18th.About UsHope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children's -- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECUREOur founding promise to the community is as valid today as it was over a century ago: we will care for all children in our region, regardless of the families' ability to pay. Together, we deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research, and serve as the pediatric and adolescent, academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho - the largest region of any children's hospital in the country.In 2022, U.S. News & World Report once again ranked Seattle Children's among the nation's best children's hospitals - for the 30th year in a row. For more than a decade, Seattle Children's has been nationally ranked in all 10 specialty areas evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. We are honored to be the top-ranked pediatric hospital in Washington and the Pacific Northwest.As a Magnet designated institution, and classified among America's best large employers by Forbes, we recognize the importance of hiring and developing great talent to provide best-in-class care to the patients and families we serve. Our organizational DNA takes form in our core values: Compassion, Excellence, Integrity, Collaboration, Equity and Innovation. Whether it's delivering frontline care to our patients in a kind and caring manner, practicing the highest standards of quality and safety, or being relentlessly curious as we work towards eradicating childhood diseases, these values are the fabric of our culture and community. The future starts here.Covid-19 VaccinationIn acc

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