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Medical Lab Assistant- Histology

Company: Ascension
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

Seton Medical Center has an opportunity for a Medical Lab Assistant- Histology! We are looking for someone with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the laboratory and with laboratory clients. Must be able to multi-task and work independently to complete all assigned tasks. Must have excellent communication, phone, and computer skills. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a degree in life science that would like to work in a lab.

 

Work Schedule:

This role could be a 10hr or 8hr shift depending on your preference. 10 hours shift 8:00am to 6:30pm can be Tues - Sat, or M-Th, rotating Sat,, 8 hours shift 10am-6:30pm  M-F, with Sat rotation.. Must have the capability of flexing schedule to accommodate workload.

 

 

What You Will Do:

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens.
  • Keep work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner.
  • Fulfill clerical duties which may include but are not limited to answering phones, data entry, and filing.
  • Process specimens and perform record keeping duties as required by department.
  • Maintain equipment and perform material management duties such as keeping supply inventories at optimum levels and transporting specimens, equipment and supplies.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Education:

  • Medical Laboratory Assistant crendentialed from the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification (ASCP-BOC) Preferred
  • Medical Laboratory Assistant credentialed from the American Medical Technologists (AMT) Preferred.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
Additional Preferences:

Prefer at least an Associate degree in laboratory science, life science

Experience in specimen collection and/or processing preferred

Rexperience in a high volume laboratory environment or previous experience in a Histology laboratory or medical office setting preferred

Why Join Our Team:

Ascension Seton, based in Austin, Texas, has provided thousands of associates and caregivers a rewarding career in healthcare since 1902. We strive to expand access to high-quality, low-cost, person-centered care and services for all. We operate more than 100 clinical locations in central Texas, including 3 teaching hospitals, Dell Seton Medical Center at the University of Texas, Ascension Seton Medical Center Austin and Dell Children's Medical Center, where candidates can find both career and clinical education opportunities. If you are looking for a rewarding career in healthcare, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension Seton is an equal opportunity employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement


Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Keywords: Ascension, Austin , Medical Lab Assistant- Histology, Other , Austin, Texas

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