Laboratory Assistant III Req #: 30111614 Category: Clinical/Allied Health Facility: Royal Oak Hospital Department: Lab Anatomic Path Cyt RO Schedule: Full time Shift: Days Job Details: GENERAL SUMMARY: More complex processing of specimens received in various Labs, some section lead responsibilities. Prepares for and assists in special procedures. May have equipment maintenance and quality control duties. May handle hazardous chemicals. May fill in for LA II and LA I. Duties may include responsibilities specific to assigned department and may vary dependent on assigned site/department. STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. A. Education / Training: High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor's / Associates (Biology, Chemistry/Histology) degree or completion of laboratory assistant training program preferred B. Work Experience: Minimum 6 months laboratory experience preferred C. Certification, Licensure, Registration: MLA ASCP certification after 1 year experience recommended. D. Other Qualifications: Computer / keyboard skills. Familiarity with Medical Terminology and medical processes. Good Communication skills. Experience as a Laboratory Assistant II recommended if appropriate to assigned department. Experience using Word and Excel software.