• Lab Support Technician II

    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/7/2018 4:09 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-46328
    Category
    Technical
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Department
    ICE LPSL CPATH Central Processing Team A
    Post End Date
    12/22/2018
  • Overview

    The Lab Support Technician II works under the supervision of the section Supervisor and Lead Tech and provides comprehensive support for patient care activities with the laboratory

     

    The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has a unique combination of education, research, and clinical programs that encourages and supports teamwork and diversity.  We champion being a collaborative health care organization, focused on improving patient care and the lives of Arkansans.  

     

    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 offered commensurate with experience

    Responsibilities

    • Receives specimens from all sources, verifies test information with the specimens and checks specimens for mislabeled and unlabeled specimens
    • Loads specimens on the Chemistry and Hematology automation line and delivers specimens to the ordering station, and to performing departments
    • Scans specimens into the EPIC system, and re-label specimens as needed
    • Processes add-on tests and order test in EPIC
    • Resolves specimen problems
    • Reconciles clinic packing list
    • Processes timed urine specimens and Reference tests
    • Process mail-in specimens by ordering requested tests, labeling specimens and processing specimens received
    • Scans into EPIC (EPF) all requistions received
    • Answers incoming calls concerning results, faxing reports, proper specimen collection and test ordering
    • Performs other duties to support the patient care activities as needed and required to work a fluid schedule when needed
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • High School Diploma/GED equivalent and two (2) years of experience as a Lab Tech or Assistant in a Clinical Laboratory or 60 hours of completed higher education in a health sciences program.
    • Basic computer and data entry 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 except as provided by law. 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: Occasionally
    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: Frequently
    Taste or smell: Never
    Read, concentrate, think analytically: Frequently
    Physical Environment: Inside Laboratory Environment
    Noise Level: Moderate
    Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
    Hazards: Biological

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