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Waverly Health Center Lab Assistant .80FTE, 1st and 2nd shift in Waverly, Iowa




Responsible for organizing and supervising blood collection work area and performing phlebotomies on inpatients, outpatients, and nursing home patients. Responsible for performing and maintaining the general clerical functions of the Laboratory, as well as assisting with the stocking and inventory tracking of general supplies used within the department.


  • Education, Experience, and Training

  • Must possess high school diploma or equivalent.

  • Prior experience in phlebotomy and laboratory setting is preferred

  • Experience with and/or knowledge of medical terminology is preferred.

  • Must possess valid Iowa driver’s license.

  • Must possess effective communication skills, both written and oral.

  • Ability to learn and navigate computer systems including the online training modules, the employee timesheet and the performance appraisal system. Job specific systems are also required.

  • Must be able to read, speak, and write fluent English.

  • Physical Requirements

  • Sitting – Approximately 25% of shift.

  • Standing – Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Walking – Approximately 50% of shift.

  • Lifting – Approximately 50 pounds.

  • Twisting – Infrequent.

  • Bending – Infrequent.

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