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Thank you for your interest in joining our team at Clark Regional Medical Center. Our team members are the cornerstone of our mission of making communities healthier. Whether you’re an experienced professional or just beginning your career, Clark Regional Medical Center has opportunities for you to utilize your skills and expertise.

Lab Assistant I

Winchester, Kentucky

Req ID 7424-5603 Post Date Nov. 20, 2023 CategoryLaboratory FacilityClark Regional Medical Center

About Us 

Lifepoint Health’s Central Kentucky market is comprised of four acute care, community-based hospitals, with over 50 outpatient clinics that provide comprehensive healthcare in the Bluegrass region. Bluegrass Community Hospital (Versailles, KY), Bourbon Community Hospital (Paris, KY), Clark Regional Medical Center (Winchester, KY), and Georgetown Community Hospital (Georgetown, KY) are committed to our mission of making communities healthier. As an integrated network, our facilities have the ability and resources to develop opportunities for professional growth and advancement to accomplish your career goals. We take pride in personalized patient care backed by high-quality designations to support a culture of safety for both employees and patients. Get back to the heart of your community by caring for your neighbors -- join our team today! 

A Career with Us Offers: 

  • Newly Adjusted Competitive Pay Rates  

  • Paid Time Off (PTO)  

  • Extended Illness Benefit (EIB)  

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)  

  • Choice of Insurance Plans (Health, Dental, Vision, Life)  

  • Educational Assistance  

  • Bereavement Leave 

  • 401(k) Match 

  • Free Parking 



Essential Functions 

Reviews providers orders, quick registers patients as necessary, and orders the appropriate laboratory tests as defined by the patient's order provided by the provider.
Verifies patient by using two patient identifiers.
Obtains blood specimens by performing venipunctures, finger sticks, or heel stick as required per established laboratory policy.
Obtains urine, throat, and nasal samples per established laboratory policy.
Labels patient specimens with at least two patient identifiers and date, time, and collector's initials.
Performs chain of custody urine drug screen collection and breath alcohol testing per established laboratory policy.
Collects therapeutic drug-monitoring assays by collaborating with nursing personnel to ensure appropriate drug dose to collection time.
Resolves unusual test orders by contacting the physician, pathologist, nursing station, or reference laboratory; referring unresolved orders back to the originator for further clarification; notifying supervisor of unresolved orders.
Processes specimens for testing and distributes to the appropriate laboratory department for testing or sends to the reference lab by following established laboratory policy.
Assists in keeping supplies at adequate levels by completing weekly departmental inventories.

Minimum EducationHigh School diploma or proof of higher education will serve as validation of high school graduation
Required SkillsRequires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action. Ability to communicate with a wide range of individuals in a constructive and professional manner.
Valid Drivers License

Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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