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Clinical Laboratory Assistant Job

Job Number: RIH17230

Job Title: Clinical Laboratory Assistant-Blood Bank

Department: Blood Bank - 1012967

Facility: Rhode Island Hospital

Location: Providence, RI

Bachelor Degree in a Science, such as Biology, Chemistry, Microbiology or closely related field.


Collegiate experience in the Sciences, especially as it relates to the laboratory.

Experience and understanding of the processes of a busy operating room preferred.

The Clinical Laboratory Assistant reports to the Blood Bank Specialist, Manager, or Director while acting as liaison between Blood Bank and Operating Room. Under general supervision, reads and interprets test results, especially those that are abnormal or atypical. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the handling of blood products as well as the operation, troubleshooting and quality control of specialized equipment.

The Clinical Laboratory Assistant-Blood Bank is expected to embrace Lifespan’s mission of “Delivering health with care” and successfully role model Lifespan’s values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence as these guide our everyday actions with patients, customers and one another.