Laboratory Assistant performs routine technical and clerical functions. Laboratory Assistant performs venipuncture, specimen receipt and distribution of laboratory specimens; may perform CLIA waived laboratory tests. Responsible for the collections of blood specimens ensuring patient safety and consistency with age-specific considerations for all patients, neonates, infants, adolescents, adults and geriatrics, as well as employees. Laboratory Assistant completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period. Other related duties as assigned, such as driving on occasion.Due to the nature of Laboratory Services, it may become necessary to require employees to workextended hours or other variations of the usual shift to ensure adequate care of patients and maintain service to the community
Required: High school diploma or equivalent Preferred: Completion of phlebotomy program
Required: Ability to complete blood draws independently within six-weeks of hire Preferred: 6 months of laboratory experience
REQUIRED COURSES/COMPLETIONS (e.g., CPR): BLSâ��obtained through approved American Heart Association Training Center
Tenet complies with federal, state, and/or local laws regarding mandatory vaccination of its workforce. If you are offered this position and must be vaccinated under any applicable law, you will be required to show proof of full vaccination or obtain an approval of a religious or medical exemption prior to your start date. If you receive an exemption from the vaccination requirement, you will be required to submit to regular testing in accordance with the law.
Job: Phlebotomy/Blood/Medical Asst
Primary Location: Harlingen, Texas
Facility: Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingen
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Rotate
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Tenet Healthcare Corporation (NYSE: THC) is a diversified healthcare services company headquartered in Dallas with 112,000 employees. Through an expansive care network that includes United Surgical Partners International, we operate 65 hospitals and approximately 510 other healthcare facilities, including surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care and imaging centers and other care sites and clinics. We also operate Conifer Health Solutions, which provides revenue cycle management and value-based care services to hospitals, health systems, physician practices, employers and other clients. Across the Tenet enterprise, we are united by our mission to deliver quality, compassionate care in the communities we serve.