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Lab Assistant - FT Evenings

We Are Hiring

Position: Lab Assistant
Department: General Lab
Location: St Vincent's East - Trussville, AL
Shift: Monday-Friday 11am-730pm; Every 4th Saturday- 8am-12pm
 
What You Will Do
 
As a Lab Assistant with St. Vincent's Health System, you will have the opportunity to perform technical and clerical functions in one or more sections of the laboratory.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Assists with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens.
  • Assists with drawing blood.
  • Maintains equipment and adequate stock of supplies.
  • Keeps work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner.
  • Fulfills clerical duties which may include but are not limited to answering phones, data entry, and filing.
  • Process specimens and performs record keeping duties as required by department.
  • Performs materials management duties such as maintaining supply inventories at optimum levels (restocking and maintenance of department supplies as well as linen and housekeeping items); transports specimens, equipment and supplies.
What You Will Need
 
Education:
  • High school diploma or GED required
Work Experience:
  •  1 year of Full Time phlebotomy and medical office or lab registration experience preferred
 
Why Join Ascension?
 
St. Vincent’s Health System, part of Ascension, is made up of St. Vincent’s Birmingham, St. Vincent’s Blount, St. Vincent’s East, St. Vincent’s St. Clair, St. Vincent's One Nineteen Health and Wellness, and the St. Vincent’s Ambulatory Healthcare Network, which includes a wide range of services, from family care to home health. Together, we provide a special brand of personalized, compassionate care that balances high touch with high tech, meeting the needs of people in more than 40 communities.
  • Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide everything we do at Ascension. They are foundational to our work to transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to those most in need
  • One Ascension: We are One Ascension.  We share a drive to care for people and provide the best possible outcomes for our patients.  Personalized care is our calling, and teamwork is the way we provide it.
  • More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.
  • Compensation/Benefits: At Ascension, we provide a competitive compensation package inclusive of a wide range of flexible benefit options. We support work-life balance through generous paid time off and encourage spirituality in the workplace.
 
St. Vincent’s East Hospital Campus
 
St. Vincent’s East is licensed for 362 beds and is located just 20 minutes from downtown. It sits between Irondale and Trussville, AL.  It is a general medical and surgical facility that offers a variety of programs and services to fit individual, corporate, and community needs. It is the second largest Ascension hospital in the Birmingham area.  It is situated on a hill overlooking the beautiful community of Trussville, AL.  This hospital has a suburb feel which appeals to those outlying communities that prefer not to have to drive downtown.
 
St. Vincent’s East provides all the service lines that our downtown hospital provides except for Birth Suites and NICU which is exclusive to our downtown location.  It is the home for our only Behavioral Health service line and offers a level III Emergency Department.
 
Equal Employment Opportunity
As an equal opportunity employer, St. Vincent's and all its ministries comply with all applicable employment laws and regulations.  In order to provide equal employment opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at St. Vincent's and all its ministries based on merit, qualifications and abilities.
Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, national origin, age or any other characteristic protected by law.                                        
Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.
 
E-Verify Statement
St. Vincent's participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.  
E-Verify (link to E-Verify site)
 
Job ID: 353127
Category: Laboratory
Facility: ALBIR St Vincents East
Ministry: St. Vincent's Health System, AL
Location: Birmingham, AL

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