Lab Aid Job Opening

Lab Aid

Providence Health & Services

Missoula, Montana
Category: Phlebotomist


Providence is calling a Lab Aid (Clinical Laboratory Services, Variable Shift, 0.0 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all – especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

This is a supplemental variable shift role. You will be expected to work day, evening and night shift roles on both weekdays and weekends.

In this position you will:

  • Assure that specimens are transported to the correct area in a timely and professional manner.
  • Ensure that any specimen that arrives in the laboratory does not go unattended.
  • Properly label specimens and receives them in the computer including all pertinent information.
  • Notify appropriate personnel of problems related to specimen collection or testing.
  • Prioritize STAT, timed, routine testing
  • Utilize a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to ensure that testing is completed at the appropriate time.
  • Follow standard precautions at all times.
  • Use computer efficiently including ordering of tests and printing and reviewing unreceived specimen report.
  • Provide accurate answers to questions from physicians, nurses and other professionals in a timely manner.
  • Assist with monitoring inventory.
  • Clean laboratory dishware, phlebotomy tray and other areas of the laboratory as needed.
  • Keep leadership apprised of problems, workflow and other relevant issues.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Less than one year of experience as a phlebotomist and/or completion of the Emma Dickinson Lifelong Learning Center Phlebotomy program

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)
  • Phlebotomy certificate

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Montana-Missoula

Req ID: 226625