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Kadlec Clinical Lab Assistant in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Lab Assistant to join our growing Clinical Lab team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details: Part-Time, 0.875, Night Shift


Minimum Requirements:

  • GED or High School Diploma from an accredited educational institution required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completion of a structured or accredited Clinical Assistant training program preferred.

  • 2 years phlebotomist experience preferred.

  • 1 year waived testing experience preferred.

  • Washington State Medical Assistant-Phlebotomist Licensure preferred for 2nd and 3rd shift Clinical Assistants.

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Clinical Lab Assistant you will perform perform and report waived and moderately complex laboratory tests in chemistry, hematology and microbiology; Process specimens for clinical analysis, phlebotomy; Assist the technologists; React to change productivity; and handle other tasks as assigned.

  • Embraces Planetree Philosophy to provide a safe, comfortable, therapeutic, patient-centered environment.

  • Programs and loads specimens on automatic instrumentation, reports results in LIS via autoverify

  • Prepares reagents and controls.

  • Answers phone, responds as needed.

  • Due to the presence of out-patients, 1st shift Clinical Laboratory Assistants (CLA) may be asked to assist in phlebotomy on patients of all ages. 1st shift CLAs will be required to have a current MA-Phlebotomist Licensure issued by the State of Washington.

  • Receives and processes patient specimens, prepares for transport.

  • Prioritizes work to process STAT and routine specimens in a way to meet the expected turn around times.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details —


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE. To learn more, click here: https://kadlec.jobs/about-us/

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Night

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 286005