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Lab Assistant/CPT - Part Time in Los Angeles at Los Angeles Community Hospital

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Lab Assistant/CPT

We are hospitals and affiliated medical groups, working closely together for the benefit of every person who comes to us for care. We build comprehensive networks of quality healthcare services that are designed to offer our patients highly coordinated, personalized care and help them live healthier lives. Through collaboration, we strive to provide all of our patients and medical group members with the quality, affordable healthcare they need and deserve.

The Lab Assistant / CPT is responsible for logging in patient specimens, adding fixatives and preservatives to specimens, smearing specimens onto microscopic glass slides, setup for microbiology,  preparing reagents, and assist in the specimen processing and filing. Assures quality of work, workflow, turnaround-time; assures accurate testing to support quality patient care; accepts suggestions and corrections and adjusts to changing situations.

Job Responsibilities/Duties

  • Evaluates collected specimens for volume, collection container and other measures.
  • Accessions specimens, evaluating samples for proper submission and recording any problems.
  • Batches specimen and controls for testing.
  • Prepares patient specimen for culture.
  • Perform fluorescent antigen stain.
  • Perform enzyme immunoassay procedures.


Minimum Education: High School diploma or equivalent. 

Minimum Experience: Two (2) years of clinical laboratory experience. Proper phlebotomy procedures, use of latest blood drawing equipment, proper transportation and handling of blood samples. Basic knowledge of laboratory tests and specimen requirements. Ability to deal and communicate effectively with many people. Must be able to prioritize, organize and coordinate duties.

Req. Certification/Licensure: Current California Phlebotomy Certificate or LVN license. Current American Heart Association (BLS) Certification.  

Employee Value Proposition

Prospect Medical Holdings, Inc., is guided by a diverse and highly experienced leadership core. This group maintains the vision that has made Prospect a needed difference-maker in the lives of so many patients today, and many executives contribute to our continued efforts. As a member of our highly effective team of professionals you will receive:

  • Company 401K
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance
  • Paid time-off
  • Life insurance

How to Apply

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We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources. 

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Keywords: Lab, Laboratory, Clerical, Patient Service, Customer Service, Basic Lab Procedures, Practical Hands on Work, Medicine, Biology, Chemistry.