Laboratory Asst

Johnston-Willis Hospital - Richmond, VA3.7

Laboratory Asst(Job Number: 00035-43722)

Work Location: United States-Virginia-Richmond-Johnston-Willis Hospital
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Laboratory


Johnston-Willis Hospital, a 292-bed acute care facility, is located in the upbeat, North Chesterfield area, a short drive from Chesterfield Town Center, offering an abundance of restaurants and shops. Johnston-Willis Hospital is a Hospital Corporation of America (HCA) facility, who ranks 63rd on Fortune’s 100, and is one of the largest healthcare systems in the U.S, where healthcare employment opportunities are almost endless!

Job Description:
1. Knows, understands, and puts into practice general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures. Adheres to all regulatory guidelines. Reviews all posted policy changes as required.

2. Demonstrates the ability to assess a situation, consider the options, and formulate an appropriate course of action. Recognizes and performs duties in an independent manner with little or no supervision.

3. Demonstrates initial and annual competency in all appropriate designated lab sections within set deadlines. Accurately performs tasks when scheduled. Participates in continuing education activities.

4. Participates in all facility/corporate mandatory training annually and as required within set deadlines.

5. Is cooperative in assisting the laboratory team in the completion of miscellaneous duties. This includes specimen receiving and putting away supplies when received in the department.

6. Organizes and completes daily tasks in assigned area{s}.

7. Investigates/resolves specimen collection problems using Outstanding Specimen Report (OSR) and specimen tracking tool when appropriate. Documents action taken appropriately and communicates actions to appropriate individuals.

8. Demonstrates knowledge and skills to train new employees and/or students in general lab policies/procedures as well as department/section specific policies/procedures.

9. Demonstrates cultural competence by being able to explain procedures by utilizing communication interventions as appropriate for all customers across all ages and populations.

10.Demonstrates knowledge and adheres to all policies relating to the JCAHO National Patient Safety Goals for the Laboratory, including, but not limited to patient identification and effective communication with other care givers.



Required - Phlebotomy Experience or Training, Excellent customer service skills

Preferred - At least 1 year experience in phlebotomy. Specimen handling experience a plus.


Required - High School Diploma, Phlebotomy training

Preferred - Phlebotomy training from an approved school. Phlebotomy certification.


Preferred- ASCP/ASPT certified phlebotomist or equivalent; Continuing education to meet ASCP guidelines.

We offer a generous compensation package and a wide range of benefits including:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability Insurance
401k, Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Paid Time Off, Wellness Resources
Flexible Spending Accounts
Voluntary Benefit Options

At HCA we are committed to delivering healthcare as it should be: Patient-centered and for the good of all people, no matter their circumstance. To achieve this, we are active, we are kind, we are fully engaged and we are compassionate. We work with integrity, share our skills and never stop learning.

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