Sutter Health Laboratory Assistant- Clinical Laboratory- San Jose in San Jose, California

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Laboratory Supervisor, the Lab Assistant performs Laboratory procedures in phlebotomy, central (specimen) processing and reception. Supports laboratory and management in achieving the goals of the Palo Alto Medical Foundation.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reception/Registration-Greets patient using PAMF CARES practice, releasing appropriate orders in EPIC to Sunquest.

  • Phlebotomy-Draw patients accurately in a timely manner as well.

  • Central Processing-Receive, process, track and send specimens.

  • Information Management-Manage and distribute patient results and handle external inquiries, add-ons and trouble shooting accurately.

  • Inventory Management-Stocks all pre-analytical work areas with supplies as necessary.

  • Processes sample and prepares transport speciment.


  • High School Diploma or GED certificate

  • Current of State of California Certified Phlebotomy Technician I or 2 Certification

  • CPR certification required (American Heart Association, Healthcare Provider)


  • Associate degree preferred

Organization: *Palo Alto Medical Foundation

Title: Laboratory Assistant- Clinical Laboratory- San Jose

Location: California-Peninsula/South Bay and Santa Cruz-San Jose

Requisition ID: PAMF- 1716991

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, registered domestic partner status, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, national origin (including possession of a driver's license issued to individuals who did not present proof of authorized presence in the U.S.), age, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military or protected veteran status, political affiliation, pregnancy or perceived pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical condition, genetic information or any other characteristic made unlawful by local, state, or federal law, ordinance or regulation. External hires must pass a background check/drug screening. 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.