Laboratory Assistant Job

Full Job Title: Lab Assistant

Job Number: 17010543

Facility: St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital

Location: Shawnee, OK

Schedule: Full Time

Hours: 2:30pm-11pm


Role Purpose:
Perform clerical functions as required to maintain the best chain-of-information on the patient.
    • Demonstrate successful achievement of job functions as listed on the competency sheet for Lab Assistant I. Does Not Meet Standard = Less than 75% of job functions evaluated are satisfactory; Meet Standard = 75% – 95% of job functions evaluated are satisfactory; and Exceeds Standard = More thank 95% of job functions evaluated are satisfactory.
    • Accurately label blood specimens.
    • Answer all phone calls following provided scripting.
    • Assess the acceptability of all specimens upon arrival. Verify that specimen was labeled correctly and appears to have been collected appropriately.
    • In a timely manner, accurately record specimen receipt in Hospital computer system.
    • Perform equipment maintenance, inventory, stocking, and cleaning of out-patient phlebotomy area and main processing area as necessary.
    • Perform other related duties as directed that correspond to the overall function of this position.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma/GED or higher level of education required.
  • Must provide evidence of highest diploma or degree awarded.
  • Basic computer literacy preferred. Good verbal and written communication skills required.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) as a Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) preferred.
  • Previous hospital working experience with some direct patient contact is preferred.
St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital –
St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital is a 102-bed acute care facility with approximately 60 physicians and 550 health care professionals that has been serving the health care needs of the Shawnee, Okla. community since 1964. The hospital offers a wide range of services that include cardiology, oncology, surgery, emergency services and urgent care. Formerly known as Unity Health Center, SSM Health finalized an agreement to bring Unity into our system in 2012. St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital offers the community extensive diagnostic services close to home. Additionally, it provides urgent care services in a new location that includes in house lab services and X-ray for the convenience of patients. St. Anthony Shawnee Hospital has been recognized for quality by Press Ganey and the Oklahoma Quality Award, and the hospital is a Certified Healthy Business.
SSM Health is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Learn More »

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