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Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant

Req #: 8016
Entity: Asante Ashland Community Hospital
Location: Ashland, OR
Department: Laboratory
Shift: Primarily Mon - Fri / 8AM - 5PM
Union Position: No
FTE: 0.900000
Schedule: Full Time
Salary: $17.74 - $22.18 depending on qualifications

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Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant

Additional Position Details:

Due to the nature of the work - this position does require the flexibility to work variable hours and variable days - to include day, evening, weekend and holidays hours.

Salary: Starting at $17.74 an hour and up (based on years of relevant experience). Plus, you will earn extra shift differentials for swing, night, and weekend hours:

  • $1.27 extra for working between 3:00pm - 11:00pm
  • $2.15 extra for working between 11:01pm and 7:00am
  • $1.10 extra for working weekends


Asante is currently offering a $750 sign on bonus upon hire and a $750 retention bonus after 6 months for any qualified external candidate who applies and is hired into a part-time or full-time position. Bonus payment amounts are prorated based on FTE accepted.

This position is also eligible for an employee referral bonus, payable only to our current employees. Please visit https://www.asante.org/careers/how-to-apply/refer/to find out more details!

*all bonus payouts are subject to tax


WHY ASANTE

Asante is more than a great hospital system in an amazing location. We are a community of passionate providers and service-focused caregivers who collaborate to deliver amazing patient outcomes; a place where titles don't matter as much as your creativity, drive, and passion. Our culture, values and people create an environment of sustained medical excellence.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Phlebotomist/Lab Assistant for Asante Ashland Community Hospital orders, draws, receives and processes laboratory specimens and is responsible for specimen accuracy and integrity in all parts of pre-analytical specimen handling. This role requires using independent judgment in following established venipuncture procedures and working under general supervision as well as the ability to inspire confidence in and communicate effectively with patients and family, registration staff, unit secretaries, healthcare providers & visitors.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent experience demonstrating the ability to effectively communicate as needed for the position is required

Experience

  • 1 year of laboratory experience, or equivalent experience in a healthcare related field is required
  • 1-2 years phlebotomy experience preferably in a Clinical Laboratory or hospital setting, preferred
  • Experience with special drawing procedures (babies, therapeutic phlebotomies, combative patients, etc.), preferred
  • Knowledge of laboratory specimen requirements, preferred

Certifications/ Licensures

  • Possession of a valid Driver's License with proof of safe driving record for the past ten years and proof of insurance may be required

While not required, the following are preferred:

  • Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) certified by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC)

What We Offer for Full-Time Positions

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, vision, and wellness
  • Excellent retirement package with up to 6% employer contribution
  • Generous Earned Time Off
  • Tuition reimbursement after one year of service

About Asante and Southern Oregon

Asante is a local, community owned and governed, not-for-profit organization that provides comprehensive health care services to more than 550,000 people in a nine-county area of Southern Oregon and Northern California. It includes Asante Ashland Community Hospital in Ashland, Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Asante Three Rivers Medical Center in Grants Pass, Asante Physician Partners throughout the Rogue Valley, and additional health care partnerships. Virtually all medical specialties and services are represented within an organization dedicated to providing exceptional care. With over 5,000 employees, Asante's entities offer outstanding opportunities for career advancement and professional growth. At Asante your work positively impacts your family, friends, neighbors and the community. Experience the difference in how you work, how you live and how you connect.

At Asante we are defined by our values - traits that guide us as we serve patients and the community:

Excellence - Respect - Honesty - Service - Teamwork

Asante is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to employ and advance in employment women, minorities, qualified individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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