Mercy Health

  • Lab Support Technician III

    Requisition ID
    2019-798253
    Category
    Laboratory
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Shift(s)
    Days, Varies/Rotating, Weekends
    Department
    Offsite Lab
    Location
    US-MO-St Louis
  • Overview

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    We’re a Little Different

     

    For more than 140 years, we’ve carried out Christ's healing ministry as St. Anthony’s Medical Center, delivering compassionate care to area residents. Today, as Mercy Hospital South, we continue that legacy.  Mercy Hospital South is the third-largest medical center in the St. Louis metropolitan area.  Our team offers advanced medical treatment in several specialties, including acute rehabilitation, cardiology, maternity services, oncology/cancer care, orthopedics, neurology/stroke, surgery and emergency medicine.

     

    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 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.

     

    Qualifications:

     

    We’re all unique pieces of a puzzle at Mercy, connected together to create a beautiful picture of health. And being the perfect fit for your role requires a specific set of qualifications that you’ll bring with you:

     

    Education: High school diploma or equivalent required.

    Experience: One year phlebotomy or clinical laboratory experience. Previous Mercy LST II designation or equivalency.

    Other: 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

    Preferred 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, 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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