Group Health Cooperative Laboratory Assistant in Tacoma/Olympia, Washington

The Lab Assistant performs the pre-analytic phases of laboratory testing procedures and may also perform the analytic and post analytic phases of waived testing procedures. Duties include face to face and telephone customer service; computer data entry and retrival, workplace cleanliness and maintenance. You are responsible for documentation of all activities, monitoring supplies, and compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements related to safety and lab testing. Responsible for following GH Laboratory policies and procedures.


Minimum Education Requirements

High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education

Some college, phlebotomy and clinical laboratory training.


Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements

Basic computer skills, good written and verbal communication skills, customer service and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills



Minimum Experience Requirements

None Required

Preferred Experience

Recent completion of a phlebotomy program or recent phlebotomy and clinical laboratory experience.


Minimum License/Certifications Requirements

At time of hire Eligible for Washington State Department of Health issued credential: MA- Phlebotomist certification. Must apply within 7 days of hire and receive the credential within 60 days of hire.

Preferred License/Certifications

At time of hire Washington State Department of Health issued credential. MA- Phlebotomist certification prior to being hired.

/Group Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected status./

Job: *Laboratory

Organization: *Laboratory

Title: Laboratory Assistant

Location: WA - Tacoma/Olympia-Tacoma-Tacoma Specialty Medical Center

Requisition ID: 162266