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Kansas City, MO 64114
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Lab Assistant - Microbiology
St. Joseph Medical Center • Kansas City, MO
Posted 12 days ago
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St. Joseph Medical Center is considered among the top hospitals in Missouri for its excellence in Cardiovascular, Orthopedic, General Surgery and Senior Care Services. At St. Joseph, we are committed to providing a superior Patient Experience and are rated among the top hospitals in Patient Safety. We have an awesome Culture which is nurtured by excellent communication, collaboration and engagement – our team members love working here because we treat each other like family!
It’s happening again; We are growing! We are starting a new Microbiology Lab focused on supporting our 4 local hospitals. This brand new state-of-the-art lab will be equipped with the latest equipment including a MALDI-TOF Mass spectrometry.
As our new Lab Assistant, you can expect to be actively involved in the lab! You will be involved in instrument preventive maintenance, troubleshooting, assist in quality control procedures, and, perform primary culture inoculations, stain slide preparations and subculture from liquid media (obviously, all with the proper training). You will also develop and demonstrate knowledge regarding the terminology of tests ordered in the lab. As with any lab role, you will perform computer entry, file, spend some time on the phone and also be responsible for keeping storage areas, trays, centrifuges and collection areas clean. As you would suspect at St. Joseph, you will be joining a great team of collaborative lab rats with great tenure and enjoy a close team environment and culture. If all this wasn’t enough, we also offer a competitive compensation package and great benefits. What are you waiting for… apply!
St. Joseph Medical Center, a 310 bed, acute care hospital, sits on the border of Kansas and Missouri in South Kansas City. We are actively involved in our community which is best known for its barbeque, jazz, fountains and professional sports teams (KC Royals baseball, KC Chiefs football and Sporting KC soccer). At St. Joseph Medical Center, you can balance your professional determination with easy access to cultural, family, sporting, shopping or fine dining adventures.
Education and Experience
• HS Diploma or Equivalent required,
• Minimum of 1-year clinical laboratory experience performing similar job functions preferred.