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Lab Technical Assistant 2

Alexandria Hospital 620456 Full Time 4320 Seminary Road, Alexandria, VA, 22304, US

Job Description

Inova Alexandria Hospital is seeking a Full-time Laboratory Technician Assistant 2 to join our team! This role is scheduled for EVENING shift Monday-Friday, with rotating weekends. 

Inova Benefits and Perks:

  • Sign-on bonus for this role
  • Health, Vision, and Dental Coverage
  • Life Insurance, Short/Long Term Disability
  • Retirement: Inova matches dollar for dollar the first 5% of your eligible pay that you contribute to the plan
  • Competitive salary: Pay based experience
  • Amazing Paid Time Off: Accrue PTO hours on your very first day of work
  • Supplemental Plans: Including Auto/Home Insurance discounts, Pet Insurance, Identity Theft Protection
  • Additional Benefits: Educational Assistance of up to $5,250/year, Student Loan Refinancing, Adoption Assistance, Child Care Centers, Scholarship Program, Free Parking, Exclusive savings opportunities to in-store events, theme parks, discounts, movie tickets and local offerings and so much more!

See Full List of Benefits Here: 2022 INOVA BENEFITS GUIDE

Requirements for consideration:

Minimum Education:

  • High School diploma, GED, or documented foreign equivalent.


  • 1-year or experience in a clinical laboratory environment or as a phlebotomist.
  • Phlebotomy experience, highlight preferred.

Job Responsibilities

  • Assists in educating/training new team members while acting as a preceptor.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and well stocked department and notifies appropriate personnel of shortages.
  • Reviews system pending reports (i.e. WCP, WQS, PLR, PTR, etc.) for reference Laboratory tests and resolves problems accordingly.
  • Communicates effectively when performing downtime processes according to facility standard operating procedures (SOP).
  • Prioritizes STAT/routine specimens as they arrive in the Laboratory or on pending lists per facility SOP and handles workload efficiently.
  • Evaluates specimen acceptability for testing (i.e. clots/hemolysis) and distributes specimens accordingly while noting special requirements and prioritizing delivery to the department or other Laboratories.
  • Manages specimen accessioning accurately and efficiently to provide quality specimens for Laboratory testing. Accurately labels smears, media plates, centrifuge tubes (urine or otherwise), etc.
  • Handles 24-hour urine container preparation/receipt (i.e. verifies collection technique, total volume and correct preservative as per facility policy).