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Lab Assist , Microbiology 

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Lab Assist , Microbiology


*All positions are located in Fresno/Clovis CA*


Community Regional Medical Center (CRMC) is the flagship hospital of Community Medical Centers – a private, not-for-profit healthcare system based in Fresno, California, and the largest healthcare provider and private employer in central California. We measure up with top hospitals nationally and are the 3rd largest in California, providing the central valley with the highest level of care. With 685 beds, we are home to the only Level 1 Trauma and comprehensive burn centers between Los Angeles and Sacramento. The 58,000 square-foot emergency department is one of the largest and busiest in the state! We have an 84-bed Level 3 NICU and a brand new pediatric specialty care unit. Future plans include building a women and children’s facility on campus and expanding with 65 additional beds. Our hospital serves 2.5 million people within 9 counties, averaging a daily census of 641 patients. We’re affiliated with UCSF as a teaching facility and have trained 3,000 Medical Doctor’s to date plus remain investing in research and training grants.

Employee Benefits

We provide robust benefit plans with competitive premiums for medical and dental/vision along with retirement plans. Additionally, you will accrue paid time off from your first day of employment. Other Benefits include: Long-term Disability Insurance, Basic Life Insurance, Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage, educational and professional certification reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Credit Union Membership, Fitness Center, onsite concierge service, and Retirement Planning classes.

Please apply today to be considered for this challenging and dynamic position!


Laboratory Department

Our high-tech Laboratory has impressed many with its functionality: Our hematology section has a new automated track connecting cell counters and a new automated unit to make peripheral smears on cases requiring manual review. Our chemistry section has an expanded chemistry automation track with the capacity for dual automated chemistry analyzers and dual automated immunoassay instruments in addition to the sample handling unit. Our microbiology section has expanded and includes new quarters for the tuberculosis and fungus laboratories that comply with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention isolation requirements. Our transfusion service has expanded quarters with increased blood storage capacity and space for new automated instrumentation planned for the near future.

In this role you will receive and process all specimens in a timely manner according to priority according to regulatory and department protocols. Correctly identifies adequacy of specimens received for processing, and load specimens on analyzers and prepares reagents under the direction of a Medical Technologist. Your daily tasks include data entry of test requests, test information, and patient information into the computer in an accurate and timely manner. Correctly perform all functions relative to computer entry of patient information, transport files, work lists, test orders, and reporting of test results according to regulatory and department policies and procedures. Maintain proper patient identification in all work processes (specimen collection, specimen processing, computer test ordering, result retrieval, filing, etc).You will need to order and inventories supplies, stocks work area, and rotates stock as needed. We will help you correctly identifies patient, performs phlebotomy, and collects the appropriate specimens as needed according to department policies and procedures. Expectations are to adhere to all safety procedures and uses proper protocol for handling specimens in accordance with infection control policies and procedures.


Minimum requirement is a High School Diploma/ GED

Preferred: AA degree or 24 college units in laboratory science courses. Typing and Computer skills in a Windows environment.

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS PREFERRED: California Certified Phlebotomy Technician (CPT 1 or CPT 2).


Please note: Per the CDPH order, all healthcare workers are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved exemption and test regularly.

Please note: If any bonuses are noted, they are only applicable to external hires and those candidates meeting current bonus requirements.