Lab Assistant-Specimen Collect - Full Time - Wyandotte/Afternoons

Clinical/Allied Health
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  • High school graduate or equivalent required. 
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills is required. 
  • For positions requiring phlebotomy, a minimum of two months training and experience in phlebotomy is required. Training and experience can be obtained in a formal program or in a volunteer program under the oversight of an experienced phlebotomist who supplies a reference. 
  • For assignments requiring travel off-site, candidates must possess and maintain a valid Michigan motor vehicle license and reliable transportation with insurance. 
  • Experience in a hospital or clinic laboratory is preferred. 
  • Familiarity with medical terminology preferred. 
  • Must meet or exceed core customer service responsibilities, standards, and behaviors as outlined in the HFHS Customer Service policy as summarized below: 
  1. Communication 
  2. Understanding 
  3. Sensitivity 
  4. Teamwork 
  5. Ownership 
  6. Motivation 
  7. Excellence Respect 
  • Must practice the customer service skills as provided through ongoing training and in-services. 
  • Must possess the following personal qualities: 
  1. Be self-directed 
  2. Be flexible and committed to the team concept
  3. Demonstrate teamwork
  4. Initiative, and willingness to learn
  5. Possess interpersonal skills and communication skills
  6. Be willing to instruct others 
  7. Be open to new learning experiences. 
  • Regularly exposed to infection from disease-bearing specimens, organs and tissues. 
  • Occasional exposure to radiation hazards. 
  • Exposures to odorous and/or toxic chemicals and specimens. 
  • Must be capable of standing and walking for prolonged periods to perform work duties. 
  • Must be able to perform computer order entry in an accurate manner according to peer based performance.


       Henry Ford Health System, one of the largest and most comprehensive integrated U.S. health

       care systems, is a national leader in clinical care, research and education.  The system includes

       the 1,200-member Henry Ford Medical Group, five hospitals, Health Alliance Plan (a health

       insurance and wellness company), Henry Ford Physician Network, a 150-site ambulatory

       network and many other health-related entities throughout southeast Michigan, providing a

       full continuum of care.  In 2015, Henry Ford provided $299 million in uncompensated care.

       The health system also is a major economic driver in Michigan and employs more than 24,600

       employees.  Henry Ford is a 2011Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award recipient.  The

       health system is led by President and CEO Wright Lassiter III.  To learn more, visit


       Whether it's offering a new medical option, helping you make healthier lifestyle choices or

       making the employee enrollment selection experience easier, it's all about choice.  Henry

       Ford Health System has a new approach for its employee benefits program - My Choice

       Rewards.  My Choice Rewards is a program as diverse as the people it serves.  There are

       dozens of options for all of our employees including compensation, benefits, work/life balance

       and learning - options that enhance your career and add value to your personal life.  As an

       employee you are provided access to Retirement Programs, an Employee Assistance Program

       (Henry Ford Enhanced), Tuition Reimbursement, Paid Time Off, Employee Health and Wellness,                 and a whole host of other benefits and services.  Employee's classified as contingent status are not         eligible for benefits.    

      Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

        Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer Henry Ford Health System is

        committed to the hiring, advancement and fair treatment of all individuals without regard to

        race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, size, height,

        weight, marital status, family status, gender identity, sexual orientation, and genetic information,

        or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

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