PHARMACY AND LABORATORY CAREERS

Phlebotomist

Draw blood for tests, transfusions, donations, or research. May explain the procedure to patients and assist in the recovery of patients with adverse reactions.

Clean medical equipment.

Collect biological specimens from patients.

Conduct diagnostic tests to determine patient health.

Dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards.

Explain technical medical information to patients.

Feed patients.

Give medications or immunizations.

Maintain medical equipment or instruments.

Maintain medical records.

Monitor patients to detect health problems.

Prepare medical instruments or equipment for use.

Teach medical procedures to healthcare personnel.

Transport biological or other medical materials.

 

Washington Pay Range $12.77 - $21.94/hr

Program supported at:

 

Edmonds Community College

 

Everett Community College

 

Occupation Description

Typical Job Duties

Clinical Lab Assistant

Prepare specimens for routine medical laboratory tests for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. May work under the supervision of a medical technologist.

Clean medical equipment.

Collect biological specimens from patients.

Conduct diagnostic tests to determine patient health.

Dispose of biomedical waste in accordance with standards.

Explain technical medical information to patients.

Give medications or immunizations.

Maintain medical equipment or instruments.

Prepare medical instruments or equipment for use.

Teach medical procedures to healthcare personnel.

Transport biological or other medical materials.

 

Washington Pay Range $12.77 - $21.94/hr

Program supported at:

 

Edmonds Community College

 

Occupation Description

Typical Job Duties

Pharmacy Technician

Prepare medications under the direction of a pharmacist. May measure, mix, count out, label, and record amounts and dosages of medications according to prescription orders.

Clean medical equipment or facilities.

Enter patient or treatment data into computers.

Maintain inventory of medical supplies or equipment.

Maintain medical equipment or instruments.

Merchandise healthcare products or services.

Perform clerical work in medical settings.

Prepare medications or medical solutions.

Process medical billing information.

Record patient medical histories.

Sterilize medical equipment or instruments.

Verify accuracy of patient information.

 

Washington Pay Range $14.33 - $24.78/hr

Program supported at:

 

Edmonds Community College

 

Skagit Valley College

 

Occupation Description

Typical Job Duties

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Innovations in Creating Access To Careers in Healthcare (I-CATCH) is a Health Profession Opportunity Grant (HPOG) and is administered by Edmonds Community College.

 

This document was supported by Grant # 90FX0032-01-00 from the Administration for Children and Families, U. S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of HHS.

 

HPOG is a study funded by the federal government which is being conducted to determine how these training opportunities help people improve their skills and find better jobs. During the study, all new eligible applicants will be selected by lottery to participate in these training opportunities. Not all eligible applicants will be selected to participate in these opportunities.

 

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