Washington State DSHS Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomist (Eastern State Hospital) in Medical Lake, Washington


We, *Eastern State Hospital (ESH), *are excited about hiring a new team member into this unique job. We are looking for someone who brings a combination of solid clerical and phlebotomy experience to the lab. This opportunity is the perfect career move for someone who is an efficient multi-tasker while also having compassion, patience, and empathy for our psychiatric patients. Excellent time management skills and a keen eye for details are key to success in this job.

Some of your duties:

  • Manually enter laboratory results from all departments and perform simple, routine testing
  • Perform general clerical duties
  • Perform phlebotomy on adult psychiatric patients
  • Maintain laboratory supplies and emergency draw trays
  • Disinfect counters, clean standard laboratory equipment and dispose of biohazardous waste
  • Process specimen using centrifuge

Who we are looking for: Applicants who have a high school diploma or GED and a Medical Assistant- Phlebotomist certification from the State of Washington.

It would be a great asset if you had knowledge of laboratory principles and techniques, medical billing and coding and infection control.

Application process: Please complete the application specifying your work experience.

Who we are: To learn more about us and how our staff makes a difference in transforming lives visit Eastern State Hospital online.

Some jobs may require full criminal background check. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social & Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protected veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

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Job Type: Full Time - Permanent

Job Number: 2016-10135 YP38E

Department: Dept. of Social and Health Services

Closing: 10/21/2016 11:59 PM Pacific

Agency: State of Washington

Address: View Job Posting for Agency Information View Job Posting for Location, Washington, 98504.

Website: http://www.careers.wa.gov

Salary: $31,980.00 - $41,436.00 Annually

Location: Spokane County - Medical Lake, WA