Tracking Code: 202950

Laboratory Support Technician - Anatomic Pathology - Day

Location: The Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA
Schedule: Full Time

Schedule
Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm

General Summary

Performs a variety of general support and technical duties in specimen processing, send out testing, clerical office, blood resources, anatomic pathology, and/or a technical section. May function in on- and/or off-site service areas. May work any part of a 24-hour period. May perform occasional in-charge duties in the absence of immediate supervisor. Routinely obtains and disseminates information. May be required to accept on-call responsibilities.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision, records results. May operate a variety of laboratory instruments. Holds in-charge responsibility when necessary.
  • Performs quality control and instrument check procedures and maintains related records.
  • Trains other employees in day-to-day procedures.
  • May receive specimens into the laboratory, process specimens, deliver specimens to on- and off-site locations, store specimens for future analysis and dispose of specimens.
  • May receive and transport supplies, equipment, reports and specimens between the laboratory and other health care locations. May prepare/distill chemical solutions.
  • Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.
  • Provides complete and accurate instructions to patients and other customers of the laboratory.
  • May review physician orders for supporting documentation.
  • Resolves billing problems and/or receives insurance updates.

Common Expectations:

  • Demonstrates a commitment to patient, visitor and staff by: complying with all applicable safety regulations; learning the impact of medical errors and methodology that will lead to reduction of errors; reporting actual and potential errors, as well as hazardous conditions; identifying opportunities to standardize processes and "error proof" systems that will lead to increased safety; and participating in safety education programs and root cause analyses as required.
  • Maintains established policies and procedures, objectives, quality assessment, safety, environmental and infection control standards.
  • Maintains professional growth and development.
  • Maintains required records, reports, and statistics as directed.
  • Provides outstanding service to all customers; fosters teamwork; and practices fiscal responsibility through improvement and innovation.

Required for All Jobs:

  • Performs other related duties as identified.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a compliance program to support WellSpan's values and standards for professionalism, integrity, and ethics. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization and the performance expectations of the job, the department, and the compliance program.
  • WellSpan Health has adopted and implemented a privacy program to safeguard the patient information and the business and operational information of the organization. Expected to support and meet the values and standards of the organization to safeguard patient and business/operational information.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

Physical Demands:

  • Standing - Frequently
  • Walking - Frequently
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Carrying/Lifting - Occasionally (25lbs)
  • Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (25lbs)
  • Kneeling/Crouching - Rarely
  • Reaching - Occasionally
  • Talking - Frequently
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Frequently
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Frequently

Working Environment:

  • Occupational Hazards - Frequently
  • Bloodborne Pathogen - Exposure

Travel Requirements:

  • Estimated Amount: - Travel required. May make home visits.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED Required

Work Experience:

  • 1 year Relevant experience. Required

Courses and Training:

  • Medical Terminology. Upon Hire Preferred

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Good communications and computer skills.
  • Performs component preparation and platelet aphaeresis.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

You’re unique and you belong here.

At WellSpan Health, we are committed to treating all applicants fairly and equitably, regardless of their job classification. If you require assistance or accommodation due to a disability, please reach out to us via email at employment@wellspan.org. We will evaluate requests for accommodation on a case-by-case basis. Please note that we will only respond to inquiries related to reasonable accommodation from this email address. Rest assured, all requests for assistance or accommodation are handled confidentially, allowing applicants to share their needs openly and honestly with us.

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Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Life and accidental death insurance
  • Supplemental life insurance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off (PTO)
  • PTO bridging
  • Short-term disability
  • Educational assistance
  • Forgivable loan
  • Flexible spending
  • Credit union
  • Employee recreational activities
  • Childcare
  • Complimentary medicine discounts
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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at WellSpan

WellSpan Health recognizes and honors the diversity of our team members, patients and neighbors, and we embrace all the human characteristics that make us similar and unique. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected and valued by creating a safe and inclusive environment to which we all feel a sense of belonging. We are equally committed to ensuring all team members have the opportunity to excel and are positioned for success through equitable policies, practices and resources.

WellSpan Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy and intention of the System to maintain consistent and equal treatment toward applicants and employees of all job classifications without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, transgender status, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected characteristic. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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Quality of Life

Formed in 1813, Lebanon is a quaint city of 25,700 residents. The area, rich in heritage and the small-town charm of yesteryear, features sites on the National Register of Historic Places, museums, scenic parks and recreation facilities, performing arts theaters, artists' studios, a farmers market and dining establishments for all tastes.

Life in Lebanon County offers affordable housing and options for pursuing higher education. Residents can find local employment in manufacturing, retail, arts and entertainment, healthcare and service sectors. Located in South Central Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance of Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)

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