• Laboratory Support Technician I

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(12/3/2018 11:21 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    ICE LPSL CPATH Central Processing Team A
    Post End Date
  • Overview

    The Laboratory Support Technician I provides comprehensive support for patient care activities within the laboratory.


    UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

    • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
    • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
    • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
    • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
    • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
    • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
    • Merchant Discounts
    • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

    Salary: NEG.


    1. Receives specimens from all sources, verifies test information with the specimens and checks specimens for mislabeled and unlabeled specimens
    2. Loads specimens onto the Chemistry and Hematology automation line
    3. Delivers specimens to the Ordering Station and to performing departments
    4. Scans specimens into the EPIC system and re-labels specimens as needed
    5. Resolves specimens problems
    6. Processes timed urine specimens and Reference tests
    7. Performs other duties to support the patient care activities as needed
    8. Required to work a fluid schedule when needed
    9. Other duties as assigned


    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent
    • Must have basic computing and typing skills

    This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant. Any criminal history will be evaluated in relationship to job responsibilities and business necessity.  The information obtained in these reports will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. 


    UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

    Physical Requirements

    Stand: Frequently
    Sit: Frequently
    Walk: Frequently
    Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Occasionally
    Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 11 - 25 lbs
    Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Frequently
    Talk: Frequently
    Hear: Continuously
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
    Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological


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