Mercy Lab Support Technician II/III - PRN, Microbiology in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Overview

We’re a Little Different

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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:

Lab Support Tech 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

Lab Support Tech 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.

Requisition ID 2018-770861

Category Laboratory

Position Type PRN

Shift(s) Days, Evenings, Holidays, Weekends

Department Microbiology

Location US-OK-Oklahoma City

EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans