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Lab Assistant

Job Details

Job Ref:
Clinical Lab Technician
Employment Type:
Part Time
115 Porter Dr, Middlebury, VT 05753
Porter - Laboratory Support Services
Job Type:
Primary Shift:
3:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Hours per Week:
Weekend Needs:
Pay Rate:
$16.03 - $24.04 per hour


The Laboratory Assistant performs four essential roles in the function of the Laboratory:

1)     Lab Customer Service

2)     Phlebotomist

3)     Lab Order Entry including handling of patient information and test results.

4)     Specimen Processing and Shipment of samples to Reference Labs

Provides Exceptional Customer Service to all stakeholders in a manner that supports the mission, vision and values of the Laboratory and UVMHN

Obtains specimens for testing according to policies, procedures and regulatory requirements

Performs administrative duties to meet the needs of the Laboratory Department and the customers served by the laboratory

Processes specimens prior to testing, ensuring quality and adhering to established policies and procedures

Works collaboratively with coworkers, Technologists and other staff within department and in other departments throughout the Organization

Uses a variety of communication skills to meet the needs of the laboratory department and the customers served by the laboratory

Participates in continuing education and departmental development functions to support professional growth and departmental initiatives


Able to read, write and speak the English language

High School Diploma or equivalent


Phlebotomy Certification from a nationally recognized agency is highly recommended

Phlebotomy Experience is a plus

Computer entry or word processing skills required

Working knowledge of medical terminology desirable

Good interpersonal communication skills required

Approximately six months to a year is required to learn the job for satisfactory performance. The Laboratory Director will evaluate this.


4 evening shifts per week. Shifts are 5 hours long on weekdays from 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm and on weekends shifts are 7 hours long from 2:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

Employment Bonus Available!

An employment bonus of $1,500 (subject to applicable taxes) is available for this position! The bonus is paid in two increments: one half after 90 days and one half after one year. Please note that current University of Vermont Health Network employees are excluded from eligibility for this bonus. Bonus recipients must commit to continuous full-time or part-time employment in an eligible position for one year with UVMHN: Porter Medical Center.

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