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Clinical Lab Assistant-Inpatient Casual Rotating Shifts

Location Woodstock, Illinois Business Unit Woodstock Hospital Job REQID 133100 Job Function Laboratory Shift Rotating Apply Now


The Clinical Lab Assistant reflects the mission, vision, and values of NM, adheres to the organization’s Code of Ethics and Corporate Compliance Program, and complies with all relevant policies, procedures, guidelines and all other regulatory and accreditation standards.

The Clinical Lab Assistant performs technical, and clerical functions in one or more sections of the laboratory.


  • Presents a friendly, approachable, professional demeanor and appearance. Demonstrates teamwork by helping co-workers within and across departments.  
  • Communicates effectively with others, respects diverse opinions and styles, and acknowledges the assistance and contributions of others. Manages work schedule efficiently, completing tasks and assignments on time.  
  • Provides appropriate post-phlebotomy patient care.  
  • Identifies need for patient medical assistance and call code as appropriate. Reviews/Records refrigerator temperature(s) and QC/QA records. Areas of concern are recorded through the Corrective Action Log and reported to maintenance for repair. Findings are reported to supervisor or manager.  
  • Performs low complexity (waived) testing accurately and efficiently under the direction of a CLS or supervisor.  
  • Follows lab procedures carefully. Follows up with all outstanding orders on Order Monitor, and communicates all timed, completed or uncompleted draws/charges, tasks, missing phones through shift reporting to the next shift prior to clocking out and performs other duties as assigned.  
  • Inputs and retrieves lab results in Laboratory or Hospital computer system (ie. Rapid Strep Screen or Occult Blood).Performs and collects phlebotomy specimens within cost contain efforts and less than 3 percent recollection or cancellation. 
  • Properly processes specimens for transport to reference laboratories. 
  • Follows JCAHO National Patient Safety goals in regard to two patient identifiers and hand washing. 



  • High School Diploma.


Equal Opportunity

Northwestern Medicine is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or any other protected status.

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