309 Medical Laboratory Assistant I - Full-Time - 2nd Shift Jobs in United States

Houston Methodist
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Houston Methodist
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2 Months Ago
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Medical Laboratory Assistant I - Full-Time - 2nd Shift

$53k-70k (estimate)
Full Time 5 Months Ago



The Medical Laboratory Assistant I has responsibility for the processing, organizing, labeling, and transporting of specimens for laboratory testing. Duties also include the input and extraction of data from the Laboratory Information System and the performance of clerical tasks such as answering phones and filing documents.


Hours for this role are Monday-Friday 12p-8:30p with every other weekend rotation. 


Houston Methodist Standard

PATIENT AGE GROUP(S) AND POPULATION(S) SERVEDRefer to departmental "Scope of Service" and "Provision of Care" plans, as applicable, for description of primary age groups and populations served by this job for the respective HM entity.


  • Provide personalized care and service by consistently demonstrating our I CARE values:
    • INTEGRITY: We are honest and ethical in all we say and do.
    • COMPASSION: We embrace the whole person including emotional, ethical, physical, and spiritual needs.
    • ACCOUNTABILITY: We hold ourselves accountable for all our actions.
    • RESPECT: We treat every individual as a person of worth, dignity, and value.
    • EXCELLENCE: We strive to be the best at what we do and a model for others to emulate.
  • Focuses on patient/customer safety
  • Delivers personalized service using HM Service Standards
  • Provides for exceptional patient/customer experiences by following our Standards of Practice of always using Positive Language (AIDET, Managing Up, Key Words)
  • Intentionally rounds with patients/customers to ensure their needs are being met
  • Involves patients (customers) in shift/handoff reports byenabling their participation in their plan of care as applicable to the given job



PEOPLE - 25%

  • Promotes a positive work environment and contributes to a dynamic, team focused work unit that actively helps one other to achieve optimal department results. Collaborates with all members of the patient care team by actively communicating and reporting pertinent patient care information and data in a comprehensive manner. (EF)
  • SERVICE - 25%

  • Prepares specimens for courier pick up and delivery to referral lab as necessary. Communicates with other laboratory personnel when specimens need to be transported to other areas. (EF)
  • Performs various Laboratory Information System functions. Files requisitions, reports and other pathology materials appropriately. Answers the telephone and refers requests for the delivery of results to physician offices appropriately. (EF)
  • Organizes workload and sets priorities. Keeps work area neat, clean and well stocked. Utilizes all available work time by assisting others and performing additional tasks. (EF)

  • Receives, triages, orders, labels and transports specimens for laboratory testing. Processes specimens, aliquots, and/or slides/blocks according to procedure for samples tested in the laboratory as well as samples forwarded to referral laboratories. Handles STAT samples expeditiously. Assists pathologist and/or other laboratory personnel with specimen grossing as needed. (EF)
  • Recognizes problems (such as mislabels, incorrect tube type, etc.), identifies causes, and takes corrective action to solve basic problems. (EF)
  • Operates automated instrumentation as applicable at entity following all safety measures. Performs and documents any processing equipment maintenance. (EF)
  • Maintains a safe environment within the Laboratory, following all policies and procedures for safety, hazardous materials, security and emergency preparedness. (EF)
  • FINANCE - 5%

  • Adjusts work schedule to accommodate departmental/organizational needs. Appropriately utilizes the time recording system. (EF)
  • Uses department resources/equipment/supplies properly and efficiently. (EF)

  • Participates in departmental projects activities, and seeks continuing education opportunities to expand learning beyond baseline competencies with a focus on continual development. (EF)

    This job description is not intended to be all inclusive; the employee will also perform other reasonably related business/job duties as assigned. Houston Methodist reserves the right to revise job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. 


      • High School diploma or equivalent education (examples include: GED, verification of homeschool equivalency, partial or full completion of post-secondary education, etc.)


      • Previous experience in a laboratory preferred


    • None required

    KSA/ Supplemental Data

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIREDto perform the Essential Functions of the Job
      • Demonstrates the skills and competencies necessary to safely perform the assigned job, determined through on-going evaluations consisting of one or more of the following: skills, competency assessments and/or performance reviews
      • Exhibits strong interpersonal and team player skills with all levels of the healthcare team and assures delivery of excellent customer service to all patients, visitors, physicians and co-workers
      • Strong organizational skills to handle a heavy workload and maintain accuracy
      • Demonstrates a working knowledge of specimen requirements for testing, processing, and proper waste disposing
      • Possesses basic computer knowledge to operate multiple computer systems to include Office software to maintain patient and testing records and other related documents
      • Sufficient proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing the English language necessary to perform the essential functions of this job, especially with regard to activities impacting patient or employee safety or security
      • Ability to effectively communicate with patients, physicians, family members and co-workers in a manner consistent with a customer service focus and application of positive language principles

    Company Profile

    Houston Methodist West Hospital is committed to leading medicine in West Houston, Katy and surrounding communities by delivering the Houston Methodist standard of exceptional safety, quality, personalized service and innovation. The growing campus offers more than 200 beds, 19 operating rooms and over 1,500 employees, with access to the most innovative medical and surgical care available, including robotic and minimally invasive surgery, full-spectrum heart care, state-of-the-art imaging, cancer care, labor and delivery with a level II neonatal ICU, neurology and neurosurgery, orthopedics and sports medicine, outpatient rehabilitation and 24/7 emergency services.






    7,500 - 15,000






    $5B - $10B

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