Were a Little Different
Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We dont 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, youll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. Were 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.
Remains a steward of resources in regards to inventory, time management, and meeting productivity standards
Demonstrates effective computer skills for both electronic communication and data management.
Complies with departmental operational policys to meet staffing plan and department needs.
Reviews and reports laboratory tests, as required, under the direction of laboratory leadership.
Because youre committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. Thats why youll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:
Education: High School diploma or equivalent
Experience: One year phlebotomy experience 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
Well 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. Were 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. Were also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care thats just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
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