Kaiser Permanente Laboratory Assistant (FTE 0.5, Rainier Valley Medical Center) in Seattle, Washington

The Lab Assistant performs the pre-analytic phases of laboratory testing procedures and may also perform the analytic and post analytic phases of waived testing procedures. Duties include face to face and telephone customer service; computer data entry and retrival, workplace cleanliness and maintenance. S/he is responsible for documentation of all activities, monitoring supplies, and compliance with all regulatory and accreditation requirements related to safety and lab testing. Responsible for followingKPWA Laboratory policies and procedures.


Minimum Education Requirements

High School Diploma/GED

Preferred Education

Some CollegePhlebotomy and clinical laboratory training.


Minimum Knowledge/Skills Requirements

Basic computer skills; good written and verbal communication skills, customer service and problem-solving skills

Preferred Knowledge/Skills



Minimum Experience Requirements

None Required

Preferred Experience

Recent completion of a phlebotomy program or recent phlebotomy and clinical laboratory experience.


Minimum License/Certifications Requirements

At time of hireEligible for Washington State Department of Health issued credential: MA- Phlebotomist certification. Must apply within 7 days of hire and receive the credential within 60 days of hire.

Preferred License/Certifications

At time of hireWashington State Department of Health issued credential. MA- Phlebotomist certification prior to being hired.


TITLE: Laboratory Assistant (FTE 0.5, Rainier Valley Medical Center)

LOCATION: Seattle, Washington


External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.