Laboratory Technician III - Mt. Gretna - Days

Mt Gretna, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 68432

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the appropriate supervisor, performs a variety of general support and technical duties in specimen procurement, central processing, clerical office, blood resources, anatomic pathology, and/or a technical section. May function in on- and/or off-site service areas. May serve as an instructor for the Phlebotomy Program. 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.

 

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. May serve as an instructor for the Phlebotomy Program. May conduct interviews. May document competency of students and provide feedback to appropriate managers and/or supervisors regarding progress. Maintains open lines of communication with Laboratory Education & Safety Specialist regarding the Phlebotomy Program and other training initiatives. Obtains feedback from students to improve the training for Support Services.
  2. May identify quality issues as they relate to educational, safety and laboratory function with regard to Support Services.
  3. Reports safety concerns, violations and/or questions to the appropriate individual and may assist with the completion of reports, summaries and inspections in order to assist with compliance safety related agencies. May conduct regularly scheduled fire drills and safety audits, and maintain accurate and complete Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) libraries for area(s) of assignment.
  4. Oversees the work of other personnel by training, allocating and monitoring work. Performs work of a similar nature.
  5. Performs the duties of a Laboratory Technician II.
  6. Performs routine and/or specialized testing and procedures with supervision as appropriate.
  7. Performs a variety of duties at progressively greater skill levels under varying degrees of supervision; records results. May operate a variety of laboratory instruments.
  8. May assist with autopsies and other duties as directed by the Coroner and/or pathologist.
  9. Enters or retrieves data from established computer files.

Qualifications

  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 - 2 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • High School or G.E.D.
  • Preferred Courses:
    • Medical Terminology; Basic Cardiac Life Support (BCLS) and Phlebotomy Program if applicable
  • Required Certification:
    • Phlebotomy certification, if applicable
  • Skills:
    • (Donor Center)Performs component preparation and platelet aphaeresis; Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Req Protective EquipmentEye Protection
    • Face Protection
    • Lab Coat or Apron
    • Mask
    • Non-Sterile Medical Gloves
    • Sterile Medical Gloves
    • Must possess a valid driver’s license in the current state of residence. Driving record must meet requirements established by WellSpan Risk Management.
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Why WellSpan Health?

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization comprises a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,600 physicians and advanced practice providers, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, eight respected hospitals, more than 20,000 employees and 200 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Employment Benefits

  • Sign-on incentives for new employees (click here for details)
  • 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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Wellspan Health believes that diversity includes all the human characteristics that make each of us similar as well as different. We strive to make every person feel welcomed, respected, and valued while creating a safe and inclusive environment where we all have the individual freedom to express our uniqueness in a respectful manner.

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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 southcentral Pennsylvania, Lebanon is within an easy driving distance to Harrisburg, Lancaster, Reading and York. (Patient population: 140,000)