Lab Support Technician I
Company: SSM Health
Posted on: August 4, 2022
Under direct supervision, this position performs routine
laboratory tasks according to procedures. May perform phlebotomy
and/or waived testing. May also perform a variety of general
clerical duties to support the laboratory department, including
receptionist and secretarial support, admission activities, and
order entry processing.PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES
- Assists customers including answering phones and responding to
- Assists laboratory staff in the daily operation of the lab by
collecting, labeling, processing and preserving blood, urine and
other specimens according to established laboratory
- Enters, accesses and executes lab orders in the appropriate
laboratory and electronic medical record system.
- Cleans and maintains laboratory supplies and work area.
- May update statistical records, labels tubes, and schedules
- May perform phlebotomy and/or waived testing.
- Identifies patients using two identifiers.
- Performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties
including admission activities, insurance verification, order entry
processing and medical record processing.
- Works in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.
- Performs other duties as assigned.EDUCATION
- High School diploma or equivalent or equivalent years of
experience and educationEXPERIENCE
- No experience requiredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- Frequent lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects weighing
- Frequent sitting, standing, walking, reaching and repetitive
foot/leg and hand/arm movements.
- Frequent use of vision and depth perception for distances near
(20 inches or less) and far (20 feet or more) and to identify and
- Frequent use of hearing and speech to share information through
oral communication. Ability to hear alarms, malfunctioning
- Frequent keyboard use/data entry.
- Occasional bending, stooping, kneeling, squatting, twisting and
- Occasional lifting/carrying and pushing/pulling objects
weighing 25-50 lbs.
- Rare climbing. Associated topics: assistant, internship, lab,
lab technologist, laboratory, laboratory tech, laboratory
technician, research, research associate, routine care
Keywords: SSM Health, Decatur , Lab Support Technician I, Professions , Centralia, Illinois
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