Catholic Health Initiatives Lab Assistant I - Phlebotomy Lab (Days) PRN in HOUSTON, Texas

Lab Assistant I - Phlebotomy Lab (Days) PRN


Baylor St. Luke’sMedical Center

A quaternary care

facility that is home of the Texas Heart® Institute, a world-class

cardiovascular research and education institution founded in 1962 by Denton A.

Cooley, MD–consistently ranked as one of the nation’s best in Cardiovascular

Services & Heart Surgery. The first hospital in Texas and the Southwest

designated a Magnet® hospital for Nursing Excellence by the American Nurses

Credentialing Center, receiving the award four consecutive times. Baylor St.

Luke’s is home to three freestanding community emergency centers (Holcombe,

Pearland, and San Felipe) offering adult and pediatric care–treating more than

51,000 patients annually. The hospital holds a collaborative partnership with

Baylor College of Medicine and affiliations with The University of Texas

Medical School at Houston, The University of Texas Medical Branch (Galveston),

Houston Baptist University, and Prairie View A&M University.

Responsible for

performing specimen processing, storage and transport of laboratory specimens.

May assist nursing service in the patient care areas with order entry,

collection, and testing for patient specimens.



High School Diploma/GED


Minimum Experience:

One (1) year of relevant

work experience


  1. Perform test

order entry and patient registration


Processes, transports and distributes blood and other samples for in-house

testing and/or send out to reference labs, and Ensures appropriate specimen storage


Responsible for responding to inquiries, and reference laboratories regarding

test orders, specimen requirements and reporting

  1. Assist in

training new employees and clinical personnel on specimen collection

  1. Performs

routine clerical duties and computer Functions associated with processing

patient samples and results

  1. Answers

the phone, Receives and disseminates verbal and written communications related

to laboratory services or personnel in a confidential manner

  1. Assists

with data collection for quality assurance

  1. Assist in

the accessioning of specimens, retrieves surgical pathology slides and blocks

upon request

  1. Attends

all required safety training programs, general safety, department/service

safety, and specific job related hazards


Collaborates effectively with lab co-workers to manage personal overtime for

balanced productivity. Willing to work other shifts as needed to meet

laboratory's objective to provide quality laboratory service and patient care


Ability to recognize and identify root cause of problems, choose

appropriately among resolution alternatives, and implement solutions


Responsible for inventory of supplies

  1. Attends departmental

meetings/ hospital continuing education and Participates in department and

hospital activities

  1. Ensures

that all outpatient requisitions include all required information (diagnosis,

physician signature, etc.)

  1. Adheres

to all regulatory requirements

Job Allied Health


Daily Schedule days

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 0

Weekends Required Occasional

Req ID: 2017-R0102687