Medical Laboratory Assistant - Blood Donor Services - Per DiemRequisition # 19004779 Apply Now
Start your career at Cedars-Sinai by joining the Blood Donor Services Team!
The gift of blood helps save lives, and the demand for blood and blood products is great. Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood, and more than 50,000 units of blood are needed each year at Cedars-Sinai alone.
We know that you have options as to where you choose to work, and we provide our employees with the best possible work environment. One of our goals as an organization is to develop a well-trained and highly motivated workforce. We want to help you achieve your greatest potential by enabling you to progress within your job and advance your career.
Right now, our Blood Donor Service Laboratory is looking for a Medical Laboratory Assistant to join their team!
The Medical Laboratory Assistant, functions with supervision by senior technical/clinical personnel and supports the Cedars-Sinai Blood Donation Program. Your responsibilities include donor phlebotomy and screening, receiving, processing and distributing laboratory specimens or blood from voluntary blood donors, communicating information about tests and test results. You will serve as a problem-solving resource and act independently in the absence of a supervisor. You will perform all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the developmental issues of the patient populations(s) being served.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Valid CA Drivers License
- Blood donor experience strongly preferred).
- Experience with lab/hospital computer systems and software preferred. Must demonstrate customer service skills appropriate to the job.
- Ability to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
- Flexible schedule - availability during the week as well as weekends.
- Working Title: Medical Laboratory Assistant - Blood Donor Services - Per Diem
- Department: Mobile Blood Program
- Business Entity: Clinical & Support Services
- City: Los Angeles
- Job Category: Pathology / Lab
- Job Specialty: Laboratory
- Position Type: Per Diem
- Shift Length: 8 hour shift
- Shift Type: Day
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