Ascension Health Lead-Laboratory Assistant in Detroit, Michigan

Job ID: 252874

Lead-Laboratory Assistant

Detroit, Michigan


Additional Job Information

Title: Lead-Laboratory Assistant

City, State: Detroit,MI

Location: StJohnHospital&MedCen - 34028

Department: Lab Phlebotomy Anc 001

Additional Job Details: Full-Time,Evening, 40 hours,Weekly

2:15PM-10:45PM M-F. Rotating weekends and holidays.

About Us

St. John Providence Health System is a member of Ascension Health, the largest not-for-profit Catholic Health system in the United States.

Our Mission, Vision and Values: St. John Providence Health System, as a Catholic health ministry, is committed to providing spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals in the communities we serve, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable.

Our Values: We are called to: Service of the Poor, Reverence, Integrity, Wisdom, Creativity and Dedication

Our Vision: Our passion for healing calls us to cultivate trust, advocate wellness, and transform healthcare.

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Lead-Laboratory Assistant leads the daily activities of the assigned laboratory section/staff.


  • Supports policies, procedures and protocols for testing performed in a defined laboratory section.

  • Oversees the daily production and activity in the laboratory and facilitates workflow.

  • Supports quality control testing, instrument maintenance and troubleshooting in a defined laboratory section.

  • Defines analytic accuracy, precision, sensitivity and reference ranges for test methods in a defined laboratory section.

  • Performs data collection and analyzes data to determine validity of data. Performs special projects as assigned.

  • Contacts medical personnel regarding specimen acceptability, results, clarification of requests, and other laboratory problems.

  • Assists the Manager and/or Operations Coordinator(s) in planning the work schedules and assigns work based on availability of personnel and workload and makes adjustments to ensure continuous effective laboratory operations.

  • Trains and orients new personnel, including competency assessment. Assists with implementation and training for new equipment, software applications and processes.



  • Associate Degree

  • Associate's degree or equivalent college coursework preferred Phlebotomy certification or diploma/certificate from a recognized phlebotomy or medical assistant training program preferred

  • HS or Equivalent

  • High school diploma or equivalent required

Work Experience:

  • Two years of experience required.

How To Apply

If you are interested in joining the St. John Providence Health System team, click here to search for a job and complete an online application.

Current associates should apply through the Associate Portal at

Then follow this navigation: myAscension > myLinks > Associate Links > HR > My Career> Job Opportunities.

Equal Employment Opportunity

St. John Providence Health System is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all associates and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. The information requested on this application will not be used for any purpose prohibited by law. If you require assistance or an accommodation to complete this application, please let us know.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:


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Reasonable Accommodation

St. John Providence Health System provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request in order to express interest in a position by e-mailing: . Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within St. John Providence Health System will be reviewed at the e-mail address supplied.

Thank you for considering a career with St. John Providence Health System.

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