Mercy Health

  • Lab Support Technician II/III - PRN, Microbiology

    Requisition ID
    2018-779788
    Category
    Laboratory
    Position Type
    PRN
    Shift(s)
    Days, Evenings, Holidays, Weekends
    Department
    Microbiology
    Location
    US-OK-Oklahoma City
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.  

     

    We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

     

    At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    The Laboratory Support Technician (LST II) is part of the provider care team acting in a support capacity for reports, data and scheduling functions of the laboratory. This position is responsible for accurate, timely and effective provision of laboratory support mechanisms. The LST II will be required to exhibit excellent customer service skills in line with the Mercy Signature Service Standards with all customer interactions. The LST II is responsible for the skillful acquisition of all required types of specimens, As required, for laboratory testing utilizing safe, accurate, effective, professional methodologies while observing HIPAA confidentiality requirements and lab policies.

     Remains a steward of resources in regards to inventory, time management, and meeting productivity standards.
    Demonstrates responsibility for timely, effective and accurate processing and reporting of post-analytical laboratory results.
    Demonstrates initiative to assist the laboratory and supportive areas where needed.
    Complies with all safety regulations and requirements. (i.e. chemical hygiene plan, exposure control plan, blood borne pathogens).
    Responsible for picking up specimens for dissection, accesioning specimens and maintaining gross room. 

     

    The Laboratory Support Technician (LST III) is part of the provider care team acting in a support capacity for reports, data and scheduling functions of the laboratory. This position is responsible for accurate, timely and effective provision of laboratory support mechanisms. The LST III will be required to exhibit excellent customer service skills in line with the Mercy Signature Service Standards with all customer interactions. The LST III is responsible for the skillful acquisition of all required types of specimens for laboratory testing utilizing safe, accurate, effective, professional methodologies while observing HIPAA confidentiality requirements and lab policies as required. The LST III will be responsible for all processing, transport and referral of all types of laboratory specimens and reports as required. The LST III is responsible for limited laboratory testing and for assisting technologists in all appropriate test

    methods as required. Performs duties and responsibilities in a manner consistent with our mission, values, and Mercy Service Standards.

     

    Qualifications:

    Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

     

     

    LST II:

    Education: High School diploma or equivalent
    Other: The LST II position must satisfactorily complete the specific facility competencies, including but not limited to checklist, written examination, management observation, etc., to be eligible for advancement to the next higher job description.
    Preferred Experience: 6 months phlebotomy or clinical laboratory experience preferred 

     

    LST III:

    Education: High School diploma or equivalent

    Experience: One year phlebotomy or clinical laboratory experience. Previous

    Mercy LST II designation or equivalency.

    Other skills & knowledge: (skills, knowledge, abilities)

    The LST III position must:

    Satisfactorily complete the specific facility competencies,

    including but not limited to checklist, written examination,

    management observation, etc., to be eligible for advancement to

    the next higher job description.

    Have no active disciplinary actions or active performance

    improvement plans

    Successfully complete the probationary period.

     

    Preferred:

    Education: College level chemistry, Biology or other Science courses

    Experience: More than one year previous experience in a clinical laboratory

     

     

    We’ll Support You at Work and Home

     

    Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

     

    What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

     

    Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

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