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UnityPoint Health Laboratory Assistant in Muscatine, Iowa

Under general supervision, collects and prepares specimens for analysis or other medical purposes utilizing appropriate equipment based on requirements for specified tests or procedures; verifies identity of patient; accurately labels, stores, distributes specimen for processing. Interacts successfully with patients. Maintains cooperative working relationship with medical and laboratory staff with focus on quality patient care.

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment.

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

Visit us at to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work.

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Collects blood via venipuncture and capillary. Ensures specimen requirements are met at time of collection and maintains sample integrity. Accurately labels specimens.

  • Performs duties assigned and documents on appropriate checklist.

  • Performs EKG’s

  • Enters orders and receives specimens into Laboratory Information System.

  • Performs registration functions as required.

  • Responsible for inventory and restocking designated areas.

  • Assists in orientation and training of new employees.

Education: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Certified Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist, preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to read and communicate effectively. Maintains skill level completing verification, competency, and/or proficiency documentation as required.. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and other departments. Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, and functions under stressful situations. Completes laboratory departmental competency testing as assigned and in a timely manner. Attends all mandatory meetings.

Requisition ID: 2022-124276

Street: 1518 Mulberry Ave

Name: 6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.01

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Variable 8 hour shifts, starting times of 6am, 2:15pm, 10pm, occasional weekends as needed

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