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UnityPoint Health Laboratory Technical Associate in Marshalltown, Iowa

Here’s your opportunity to be a part of something bigger. There’s never been a more exciting time to enter the world of health care and make a different with a career that matters.

It’s especially true here in Marshalltown. The need for caregivers has never been higher as the hospital at UnityPoint Health will soon move to its expanded and beautifully renovated South Campus. Plus, our team members enjoy all the perks of the UnityPoint Health system, including our wonderful Total Rewards benefits package at

The Lab Technical Associate (LTA) position assists technical staff in the laboratory in their daily functions. Duties include collection and processing of all lab samples, running and minor maintenance of basic instrumentation, data entry into the Laboratory Information System, inventory control and basic office duties.

  • Collects and processes samples for the laboratory including blood, urine, cultures (limited) and sendouts.

  • Runs and maintains basic instrumentationAssists technologists with duties including but not limited to stocking supplies, washing laboratory dishes, inventory management & follow up on reports

  • Answers incoming phone callsRegisters and looks up orders for samples in the Hospital Information System, enters data and orders samples into Laboratory Information system

  • High school education or equivalent

  • 6 months experience in a clinical laboratory

  • Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English

  • Must possess basic computer skills and knowledge using word processing, spreadsheet, email and web browser


  • Medical Assistant associate degree

  • 1 year experience in a clinical laboratory

Requisition ID: 2021-88855

Street: 3 S 4th Ave

Name: 2560 Marshalltown

Name: Laboratory - North

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 1.0

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Full-time; 1200-2030 (12-830p)

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