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McLaren Health Care Laboratory Assistant II in Bay City, Michigan



Shift: Days

Daily WorkTimes: 5:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Scheduled Bi-weekly Hours: 80

Position Summary:

Collects and prepares blood samples for laboratory testing. Enters collections of such specimens in lab

information system. Assists medical technologists and/or pathologists in

performing designated laboratory tests. Assists with maintaining laboratory

equipment and records following established accreditation guidelines and

quality control standards.

Job Specific Dutiesand Responsibilities:

  1. Uses skin puncture and venipuncture techniques toobtain blood samples.

  2. Follows defined process in obtaining samplesincluding verifying patient information, labeling specimen vials, andmatching laboratory requisition forms to specimen tubes.

  3. Disposes of contaminated needles in accordancewith applicable laws, standards, and policies.

  4. Disposes of blood or other biohazard fluids ortissue, in accordance with applicable laws, standards, or policies.

  5. Enters patient, specimen, insurance, or billinginformation into appropriate system(s).

  6. Processes specimens according to establishedguidelines.

  7. Organizes blood-drawing trays, ensuring that allinstruments are sterile and all needles, syringes, or related items are offirst-time use.

  8. Maintains safe and clean working environment andprotects patients and employees by adhering to infection-control,hazardous waste and other policies and protocols.

  9. Performs other related duties as required anddirected.




  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Previous experience drawing blood or phlebotomy training course in approved program.

  • CPR issued by American Heart Association or Red Cross Certification


  • Certified as a phlebotomy technician by the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOR).

Position/Subsidiary Specific:

  • Must follow AIDET for all patient encounters

  • Valid Michigan driver’s license, and a driver’s record approved by the Medical Center’s insurance agent for those employees who drive a vehicle as a requirement for the job (If Applicable)

Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

We are committed to encouraging and sustaining a work environment free of unlawful harassment, discrimination, and/or retaliation. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s race, color, age, religion, sex/pregnancy (including pregnancy/childbirth or pregnancy/childbirth-related conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status prohibited by applicable laws. We also make good faith efforts to recruit, hire, and promote qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Job: Technical

Primary Location: Michigan-Bay City-McLaren Bay Region

Organization BAY10-McLaren Bay Regional-Hospital

Employee Status Regular

Shift Day Job

Job Type Standard

Schedule Full-time

Req ID: 21002872