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Providence Health & Services Laboratory Assistant I in Walla Walla, Washington


Providence is calling a Laboratory Assistant I (Clinical Laboratory Services, Variable, 0.0 FTE) to Providence St Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Southeast Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Consistently demonstrate adherence to Medicare and Medicaid regulations which directly or indirectly relate to the performance and job expectations

  • Employee demonstrate knowledge of PSMMC’s policy on Patients Rights and Responsibilities and respects these rights and responsibilities in carrying-out daily activities

  • Actively participate in departmental and organization performance improvement activities in accordance with hospital and joint commission standards

  • Perform his/her work in a manner that meets or exceeds the level of care and service that PSMMC promotes to the communities we serve

  • Participate in department specific practices to maintain a clean, safe and comfortable environment for patients and staff

  • Maintain the security and confidentiality of data and information used in performance of his/her daily duties conforming to organizational policy, laws and regulations as appropriate

  • Utilize a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to ensure that specimen collection is completed at the appropriate time to meet clinical needs.

  • Perform limited analytic testing within the scope of the position.

  • Clean phlebotomy tray and other areas of the laboratory as needed.

  • Stock and clean the laboratory.

  • Assure that specimens are transported to the correct area in a timely and professional manner.

  • Provide information on testing procedures/ specimen collection as needed.

  • Ensure that all specimens arrive in the laboratory so is able to be processed in a timely manner, per lab policy.

  • Label blood and other specimens in the presence of the patient. Correctly completes blood bank ID band per laboratory procedure.

  • Utilize Rover specimen identification system during the collection process.

  • Adhere to NPSG standards using two patient identifiers when providing laboratory services


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • State of Washington Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist or Medical Assistant Certified certification within 30 days of hire

  • Current BLS-Healthcare provider (AHA accredited) within 30 days of hire

  • Completion of a formal Phlebotomy Training Program

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Previous phlebotomy experience

  • ASCP certified phlebotomist

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Mary Medical Center in Walla Walla, Washington is a full service hospital with some of the best technology, expertise, specialists and primary care physicians in the region. We have been named the 100 top hospitals in the United States by two separate, independent research companies, Solucient and Cleverly Associates. Walla Walla is located in the southeastern region of Washington state and offers a sunny, mild climate, the benefits of living in a historic college town, outdoor activities and excellent public & private schools at all levels.

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: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Washington-Walla Walla

Req ID: 289105