Job ID: 17192

Posted: 9 Days Ago

Base: San Juan VA Medical Center, Puerto Rico

FLSA: Hourly Non-Exempt

Job Type: Permanent


Gross Pay: $45.00


“We encourage Military Veterans and Military Spouses to apply"



·       San Juan VA Medical Center – San Juan VA Medical Center – 10 C. Casia, San Juan, 00921, Puerto Rico

·       Full Time



·       Education: Earned an associate degree or higher in a laboratory science, or medical laboratory technology from an accredited institution and be certified by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), American Medical.

·       Licensure: Must possess a current license issued by the State in which the laboratory is located, if such licensing is required.

·       Experience: One year of specialized experience which includes performing technical medical laboratory support work such as preparing specimens for collection and performing laboratory testing and examinations.

·       Cardiac Certifications: Must have the following hands-on certification through the American Heart Association or American Red Cross:

o  Basic Life Support (BLS).

·       U.S. Citizenship: Shall be a U.S. citizen.

·       English Language Requirement: Shall be able to read, write, speak and understand English well enough to effectively communicate with all patients and other health care providers.

·       Physical Capability: Shall be physically capable of standing and/or sitting for extended periods of time and physically capable of performing all services required under the contract.


·       Collects patient samples when necessary. Receives patient's specimens of blood, urine, stool, microbiological and viral cultures, tissue, body fluids and cytological specimens.

·       Performs clinical laboratory tests on specimens as ordered. Identifies unusual results or interferences that cause erroneous results.

·       Processes laboratory specimens for shipment to reference laboratories using acceptable laboratory procedures.

·       Conducts necessary quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA) procedures.

·       Assists in training laboratory personnel, staff and students in the performance of authorized clinical laboratory procedures, quality assurance methods, instrument maintenance, and the implications of various results.

·       Operates, calibrates, maintains and troubleshoots all blood bank, chemistry, hematology, coagulation, urinalysis, and microbiology analyzers, in addition to laboratory centrifuges.

·       Performs preliminary steps for instrument setup, function verification and operation for instrumentation.



·       Day, night and evening shifts working an 8-hour shift, Monday-Friday.



Must be comfortable in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. Must be able and willing to reprioritize on short notice and work on multiple simultaneous projects. Flexible and able to work with various personalities. Teamwork skills required. Time management skills required. The ability to meet deadlines in a deadline intensive environment is essential. High level of adaptability and willingness to embrace change in a fast-paced, demanding environment.


LUKE does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability or veteran status in provision of services or employment opportunities and benefits. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.



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Why choose LUKE?

At LUKE, we’re honored the U.S. Government has entrusted us with their staffing needs for over 20 years. We’ve built a strong reputation as a reliable partner, delivering vital healthcare solutions.

When you join our team, you become part of a nationwide network of top-tier professionals who share your passion for excellence. Whether you’re a nurse, physician, therapist, caregiver, or any other healthcare specialist, we have a diverse range of positions available to match your unique skills and interests.