Laboratory Assistant

HCA HealthcareHCA Healthcare

Las Vegas, NV, United States
Job Description


Hourly Wage Estimate: 20.13 - 30.18 / hour
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The estimate displayed represents the typical wage range of candidates hired. Factors that may be used to determine your actual salary may include your specific skills, how many years of experience you have and comparison to other employees already in this role. The typical candidate is hired below midpoint of the range.


Are you looking for a work environment where diversity and inclusion thrive? Submit your application for our Laboratory Assistant opening with Sunrise Hospital today and find out what it truly means to be a part of the HCA Healthcare team.


Sunrise Hospital, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

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Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

We are seeking a(an) Laboratory Assistant for our team to ensure that we continue to provide all patients with high quality, efficient care. Did you get into our industry for these reasons? We are an amazing team that works hard to support each other and are seeking a phenomenal addition like you who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. We want you to apply!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a phlebotomist/laboratory assistant, you’ll be primarily based in the Laboratory. You will be responsible for the skillful collection of blood samples, blood culture samples, and other body fluid samples from inpatient and outpatient populations ranging in age from neonatal to geriatric. Our team is amazing; we consider ourselves a family who work hard to support each other, and we are looking for someone who feels patient care is as meaningful as we do. If that is you, be a part of what makes us great and apply today!

  • You will be responsible for specimen processing, answering the telephone, processing sends out specimens, loading specimens onto instrumentation, and faxing laboratory results in accordance with hospital policy and any other duties within the scope of licensure.
  • You will also share the job of working as a secretary in the front of the lab. Other responsibilities include admitting, filing, greeting patients, and answering phones.
  • You will prepare appropriate specimens for reference lab couriers, maintain adequate stock levels on drawing carts/trays/drawing room, clean the working environment in the processing and drawing areas, and adequately utilize the lab computer system (Meditech) and other lab equipment.
  • You will adhere to established policies and procedures in performing assigned duties.


  • You must have a High school graduate or GED.
  • Certified by the State of Nevada as a Laboratory Assistant or provide evidence of eligibility to apply to the program
  • You must have a valid Phlebotomy certificate
  • Formal training as a Medical Assistant or a graduate of an accredited Phlebotomy Training Program is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills are required.
  • You must understand Medical Terminology and have computer knowledge.
  • CPR certification is preferred.
  • It is preferred that you have at least six months of work experience in a clinical laboratory; however, we may consider a recent graduate of an accredited phlebotomy training program.

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Sunrise Hospital & Medical Center provides Las Vegas and the Southwest region with high-quality, advanced healthcare services. We have been serving our community for nearly 60 years. Sunrise Hospital has been a Consumer Choice Award recipient for 15 consecutive years. We are the largest acute care facility in Nevada and the states only fresh post-op Pediatric CICU. Our facility offers an advanced comprehensive stroke center which received the Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award from the GWTG.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated 3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

"Across HCA Healthcare’s more than 2,000 sites of care, our nurses and colleagues have a positive impact on patients, communities and healthcare.
Together, we uplift and elevate our purpose to give people a healthier tomorrow."- Jane Englebright, PhD, RN CENP, FAAN
Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Executive

If you find this opportunity compelling, we encourage you to apply for our Laboratory Assistant opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be directly contacted by a member of our team. We are interviewing apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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