Mercy Health

  • Lab Support Tech II/Phlebotomist

    Requisition ID
    2019-797697
    Category
    Laboratory
    Position Type
    Part Time
    Shift(s)
    To Be Determined
    Department
    Lab Support
    Location
    US-MO-Joplin
  • 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.

     
    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.

    Responsibilities and Qualifications

    1 Financial Performance

    Remains a steward of resources in regards to inventory, time management, and meeting productivity standards.

    2 Operational Effectiveness

    Demonstrates effective computer skills for both electronic communication and data management. Organizes, prioritizes and completes work to meet defined turnaround times and

    expectations. Assesses issues that arise and communicates to appropriate stakeholders for resolution as required.

    Participates in effective inventory control as needed.

    Uses skills in accordance with departmental and regulatory standard for effective and timely, acquisition, labeling and transfer of all appropriate laboratory specimens as required.

    Utilizes, accurate, effective, professional methodologies while observing HIPAA confidentiality requirements and lab policies.

    Utilizes timely and effective communication skills in line with the Mercy Service Standards to address the needs of all customer groups in support of patient service excellence.

    Demonstrates responsibility for timely, effective and accurate processing and reporting of post-analytical laboratory results.

     

    3 Workplace Excellence

    Complies with departmental operational policys to meet staffing plan and department needs.

    Communicates professionally and effectively. Communicates in all fashions using a well modulated voice (face to face and on the phone), tone (e-mail) in a concise, positive and respectful manner.

    Displays a spirit of cooperation and concern for all patients, fellow staff members, and providers.

    Demonstrates initiative to assist the laboratory and supportive areas where needed. Participates in continuing education and staff developmental activities.

     

    4 Quality

    Demonstrates and documents competency in areas of assigned responsibility according to CMS guidelines and Mercy requirements. Under the direction of lab leadership, reviews and reports laboratory tests as required.

    Communicates and documents critical information according to the established policies and procedures.

    Recognize, report, and engages in opportunities for process improvement. Complies with all safety regulations and requirements. (i.e. chemical hygiene plan, exposure control plan, blood borne pathogens).

     

    5 Continuing Education

    8 units CE annually

    Completes mandatory courses on time

     

    Performs duties pertaining to the handling and disposition of site-generated hazardous waste as part of daily job activities. 

     

    Comply with all Federal, State, and Local authorities having jurisdiction. 

    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:

     

    Education: High School diploma or equivalent

    Licensure: N/A

    Experience: N/A

    Certification/Registration:  CPR is required before seeing patients independently.

    Other skills & knowledge:

    (skills, knowledge, abilities)

    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.

    QUALIFICATIONS PREFERRED

    Experience: 6 months phlebotomy or clinical laboratory experience preferred

     

    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, tuition reimbursement and employer-matched retirement funds to benefit-eligible co-workers, including those working 48 hours or more per pay period!

     

    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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