Tower Health

  • Lab Assistant

    Job Locations US-PA-Reading
    Requisition ID
    Reading Hospital
    Day shift
    Core Laboratory
    Allied Health
    Hours per week
    # of Openings
    Work Schedule
    8:00am to 4:30pm Includes Rotating Weekends and Holidays
  • Overview




    The Laboratory Assistant works within compliance and regulatory parameters while completing the receipt,

    registration, order entry and labeling of a large volumes of specimens in the appropriate computer system.


    In addition, the position may include accountabilities as resolving specimen submission issues, managing a

    large volume of telephone calls, filing and distribution of patient information, maintaining logs and scanning

    documents into the electronic medical record.


    If applicable, may be responsible for operating and performing regular preventative maintenance and basic trouble shooting on a variety of departmental instruments and may require the acquired knowledge of esoteric test requests by physicians and involve order entry and processing of these specimens including assisting with specimen handling at FNA and biopsy procedures.


    All aspects of this position must be performed with complete accuracy due to the direct impact on patient care.

    The laboratory assistant works independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines.


    High School Diploma/GED

    On-the-job training provided.

    Computer, clerical and/or Laboratory experience helpful.


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