Lab Associate

Location: Winchester, MA
Job ID: 156309-1A
Date Posted: Jul 18, 2019

Job Description

Welcome To

Winchester Hospital is a leading community hospital north of Boston. The hospital offers a full range of medical services including maternity care and a Level IIB Special Care Nursery.  Since 1912, Winchester Hospital has been a trusted pillar of the community and is recognized for outstanding quality and high satisfaction scores. In 2003, we became the first community hospital in Massachusetts to achieve Magnet status -  the industry’s gold standard for nursing excellence.  We were re-accredited for the 4th time in 2018. Our mission To Care. To Heal. To Excel. In Service to Our Community is achieved through streamlined, coordinated and comprehensive high-quality, compassionate care close to home.

 

About the Job

Contributes to the Hospital’s mission by performing pre-analytical processes to prepare specimens for testing.  This clinical-support staff position will have an impact on patient care and patient and physician satisfaction by accurately and expeditiously handling their aspect of the laboratory testing process. 

Education/Experience:

Required: 

  • Associates degree in a science field

    Or

  • The equivalent credits towards a science related Bachelors program

    Or

  • At least 18 months work experience in specific laboratory department.

    Or

  • A combination of education and experience so be equivalent of the requirement options noted above.

Additional Experience:

  • Preferred: Previous experience in medical laboratory or phlebotomy skills

Other Skills/Knowledge:

  • Required:  For safety and quality reasons, must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English with patients, visitors and fellow members of the hospital team.

About Us

The Lahey Model of Care—right care, right time, right place—is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.