Northside Hospital Lab Technical Assistant in Cumming, Georgia

Lab Technical Assistant

  • Facility:Northside Hospital Forsyth

  • Job ID:82736

  • Job Category:Lab/Medical Technology

  • Employment Type:Full - Time

  • Shift:

  • Department:702F CLINICAL LABORATORY

  • Location:Cumming, GA

  • Education Required:High School Diploma

  • Experience Required:1 - 3 Years

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Find your extraordinary side.

Northside Hospital Health Care System is a state-of-the-art setting for patients, and for you.

With three cutting-edge acute care hospitals --- in Atlanta, Canton, and Cumming, Georgia --- and morethan 150 locations throughout the State of Georgia, we are leading the way in your backyard and across the country.

Consider the numbers:

  • 868-bed, not-for-profit provider

  • Nearly 2 million patient visits annually

  • A renowned team that includes more than 2,500 physicians and 15,000 employees

We lead the nation in newborn deliveries, perform the most robotic surgeries, and diagnose and treat the most cancer cases in the state.

Learn more about our expansion, full range of medical services, and our extraordinary careeropportunities atwww.northside.com.

Facility Overview:

Northside Hospital – ForsythDiscover what’s possible.See what’s inside.Discovering what’s possible at Northside Hospital-Forsyth in Cumming, Georgia --- it’s something our patients and team members do every day. Our reputation for the latest technology, the highest quality care and service, and expertise in Spinal Surgery, Cancer Care, Emergency Services, and Women's Services is well-known. But what resonates most with our people are opportunities for growth, howsupportive co-workers are, and the way great pay, benefits, and a pension plan make them feel valued.Our 155-bed, not-for-profit community hospital does more than serve our neighbors. We stresscontinuing education. A true patient-focus, and offer a work/life balance that allows you to give your best to our family, and yours.We are a state-of-the-art setting for opportunity, top quality health care, and you.Ready to make a difference --- and a better living?Find your extraordinary side with Northside Hospital-Forsyth today.

Service Area Overview:

Extraordinary laboratory systemsNo matter what questions a patient or physician may, our team is poised to provide answers.Our progressive Clinical and Anatomic Pathology Laboratory system includes inpatient, outpatient and physician office locations. We are staffed by a collaborative group of highly-skilled and experienced medical professionals dedicated to providing quality patient care and next-level customer service.Our services include: Hematology; Microbiology; Automated Chemistry; Transfusion and Tissue Bank; Flow Cytometry; Hematopoietic Stem Cell; and Molecular and Bio repository laboratory.Do you have the expertise to contribute to our team?Then find your extraordinary side with us today!As part of Northside Hospital, we balance clinical excellence with compassionate care, support work/life balance and continuing education, and offer great pay, benefits, and a pension plan. For information on rewarding careers with Northside Hospital, ranked by Forbes magazine as one of the Top 25 Places toWork in the US, contact us today.

Position Description:

Handles laboratory data collection systems and equipment to ensure that requests for laboratory tests are properly ordered, cancelled, and charged to all inpatients, outpatients, and institutional accounts. Performs specimen collection procedures for inpatients and outpatients. Performs non-technical specimen processing, preparation and distribution of specimens from patients.

Position Requirements:

REQUIRED: 1. High school diploma or equivalent, PLUS: a) Clinical training in an approved phlebotomy training program, OR, b) Hold at least a two (2) year degree in chemical, physical, or biological science or a health related specialty. c) Two (2) years’ experience in specimen collections, specimen processing and specimen requisitioning for a clinical laboratory or health care delivery system preferred. 2.Ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 3. Ability to understand and apply accurate procedures in specimen handling and clerical processing. 4. Must have sufficient feeling in fingers and visual ability to locate patients' blood vessels. 5. Ability to communicate effectively, and must possess good written and oral communication skills. PREFERRED: 1. Ability to use and understand medical laboratory terminology. 2. Demonstrated knowledge of computer systems and design. 3. Demonstrated public relations skills and service delivery training.

Licensure/Certification Requirements:

No

Work Hours:

2:30p-11p

Weekend Requirements:

Yes

On-Call Requirements:

No

WANT THE INSIDE STORY?Our team members report that our state-of-the-art environment, work/life balance, reputation as a leader both locally and nationally, continuing education offerings, growth opportunities, and pay/benefits/pension plan are why they chose --- and chose to stay with --- Northside Hospital.Contact us today to learn more about careers at Northside.Side by side, there’s nothing we can’t achieve!

RP Code:3E8

Northside Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, religion, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, genetic information, veteran status or military service, or any other characteristic protected by federal law or Georgia law..