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Providence Health & Services Technical Laboratory Assistant III - Clinical Laboratory Services in Olympia, Washington


Providence is calling a Technical Laboratory Assistant III (0.6 FTE, 24 hours per week Days) to work in Clinical Laboratory Services at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

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The Technical Laboratory Assistant III is responsible for clinical laboratory duties to include, but are not limited to: Reception and Telephone duties, operating laboratory equipment including HIS/LIS systems, specimen handling and processing, shipping of Laboratory specimens for at Reference Laboratories. POCT(point of care testing) for: Influenza, RSV, Group Strep A, urine HCG, MONO, WBC, Hemoglobin, CMP, INR, UA and IFOB. Perform and document quality control on analyzers such as the Piccolo, HemoCue and Urocheck. Documentation on daily worksheets. Registering, ordering and obtaining patient samples per physician orders. Phlebotomy - collection of Blood samples. Obtaining blood samples by skin puncture and venipuncture. Therapeutic blood collection and Bone Marrow. Order and distribute supplies. Must have the ability to work varying shifts.

In this position you will:

  • Perform reception and telephone duties

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the unit’s testing procedures, systems and databases as necessary to the position:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of and ability to perform phlebotomy/capillary puncture and blood draw per approved MA-Phlebotomist Certification Licensure Class or MA - Certification Course

  • Perform office/clerical tasks such as filing, copying, and typing

  • Clean and maintain equipment and keeps the laboratory area clean and orderly


Required qualifications:

  • High School. Diploma or GED

  • Medical Assistant Program or Phlebotomy training Program/Course approved by state of WA

  • Medical Assistant - Phlebotomist Certification (MA-P) or Medical Assistant - Certified (MA-C) approved by state of WA

  • 5 years experience as a MA-C or TLA Certified demonstrating high standards in Providence core values and/or perform other duties such as; Super user, train new hires and two or more of the following: process improvements, QA review and special projects

Preferred qualifications:

  • Current CLP (ASCP) Registered Phlebotomist or equivalent certification

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 315000