Job Title: Lab Assistant

Company: Good Samaritan Hospital

City/State: Suffern, NY

Category: Allied Health Prof/Technical

Department: Lab

Union: YES

Union Name: 1199 - UHCWE

Position: Per Diem

Hours: variable

Shift: Per Diem

Req #: 7044

Hiring Range: $25.86

Job Details:

The Lab Assistant has knowledge of laboratory practices, specimen integrity & stability, federal and state requirements for laboratory operations, and applicable accreditation standards. Ability to operate laboratory centrifuges, perform a variety of blood collection techniques including venous and capillary collections.


  • Receive specimens, place orders, add test, delete test, spin down, separate and distribute specimens to the proper departments.
  • Prepare specimen to send to reference labs.
  • Answer telephone calls from unit Nurses, Internal/External Physicians, and their concerns regarding specimen problems.
  • Complete all duties as assigned.


NHA, ASCP or equivalent Experience Preferred: 1 years of phlebotomy experience.


High-school diploma or equivalent. Bachelor degree in Business or IT related field preferred.


If applicable, the individual performing this job may reasonably anticipate coming into contact with human blood and other potentially infectious materials. Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.

About Us:

Good Samaritan Hospital

Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern, NY, is a 286-bed hospital providing emergency, medical, surgical, obstetrical/gynecological and acute-care services to residents of Rockland and southern Orange counties in New York; and northern Bergen County, NJ. The hospital is home to a recognized cardiovascular program, comprehensive cancer-treatment services, the area’s leading Wound and Hyperbaric Institute and outstanding maternal/child services that includes a Children’s Diagnostic Center. Good Samaritan Hospital also provides social, psychiatric and substance-abuse services and its certified home-care agency supports residents of the Hudson Valley and beyond.