Henry Ford Health System Laboratory Assistant - Afternoons - Full Time - Allegiance Health - Jackson, MI in Jackson, Michigan

POSITION SUMMARYTo provide specimen collection and processing techniques that lead to accurate clinical information for healthcare professionals in order to help them achieve optimal health care outcomes for their neonate, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric populations.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONSMinimum EducationHigh School Diploma or equivalent.Minimum Work ExperienceN/ARequired Licenses/CertificationsN/ARequired Skills, Knowledge, and AbilitiesSkill in depth perception, manual dexterity and tactile response is requiredExcellent interpersonal, customer service, and communication skills are requiredPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPhlebotomy ExperiencePhlebotomy CertificationLADDER OF ADVANCEMENTLab Assistant I: New lab assistantsLab Assistant II: Advance at 6 months, once competency is demonstrated and if not in Corrective ActionLab Assistant III: To advance once trained and proficient in in reference lab send outs, dispatch function, specimen processing, result entry, or assisting with the collection of Fine Needle Aspiration

Overview Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education. The system includes the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a full continuum of care. In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care. The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600 employees. Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient. The health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III. To learn more, visitHenryFord.com. Benefits Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice. Henry Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice Rewards. My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves. There are dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life. As an employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness and access to day care services at Bright Horizons Midtown Detroit, and a whole host of other benefits and services. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height, weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.