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Laboratory Support Technician (LST) - Ahoskie

Job ID: 961066
Facility: ECU Health Roanoke Chowan
Dept: Laboratory
Location: Ahoskie, NC
FT/PT: Full-Time
Shift: Days
Reg/Temp: Regular
Date Posted: Nov 23, 2022

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Job Description

ECU Health

About ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital is a 114-bed community hospital located in Ahoskie. Serving four nearby counties, the 15-bed emergency department sees approximately 18,000 patients per year. ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital provides a wide range of health services, including medical, surgical and radiation oncology. In addition, the Wound Healing and Pain Management clinics serve as referral centers for neighboring ECU Health hospitals and providers.

Ahoskie, NC is ideally located an hour from the Norfolk/Virginia Beach area and two hours from Raleigh, Richmond, Williamsburg, and the beautiful Outer Banks of NC. Ahoskie offers a moderate cost of living, a strong sense of community, and a temperate climate and location to support a variety of year round outdoor activities, such as boating, kayaking, hunting, fishing, hiking, and golf.

Position Summary

As a Laboratory Support Technician I (LST I), you will process patient requests for outpatients and outside account patients. Performs venipuncture (on individuals of all ages), skin puncture (on individuals of all ages), and arterial punctures (on individuals greater than 16 years of age) on outpatients, hospital inpatients and outside account patients. Prepares specimens from hospital inpatients, outpatients, and outside account patients for clinical and reference laboratory testing. Maintains required documentation to comply with accrediting agencies. 

As a Laboratory Support Technician II (LST II), you will be responsible for training new Laboratory staff, allied Health students, and staff from Patient Care services in all areas of phlebotomy and Lab customer service. Directly demonstrates, instructs and explains procedures and observes/verifies work to insure  accuracy. Documents training/skill level of trainee. Assists in securing staff to cover staffing shortages. Demonstrates a high level of skill as well as sound judgement. Serves as a resource  and efficiently performs  all duties of a LST I. Provides documentation for Quality Improvement activities.

Efficient performance of these duties requires a person with manual dexterity, accuracy of work, mental alertness, and physical endurance. The job requires a neat appearing, pleasant, tactful individual with a sincere interest in others. Must be able to cooperate with others in the team and follow ECU Health and Pathology personnel policies. Must be able to follow directions and work under pressure.

 

 

 

Minimum Requirements

  • High School, Equivalent, or higher

Career Ladder

Level I:

  • 6 months experience in a hospital or reference laboratory setting, physician office outpatient clinic or other medical setting is preferred
  • Phlebotomy certification by ASCP or other nationally recognized certifying agency is preferred

Level II:

  • 3 years experience in a hospital or reference laboratory setting, physician office outpatient clinic or other medical setting is required
  • Phlebotomy certification by ASCP or other nationally recognized certifying agency is required

Other Information

  • 36 hours a week
  • Required to work 3 (12 hour shifts) from 7 am - 7 pm
  • Required to work rotational weekends
  • Great Benefits

General Statement

It is the goal of ECU Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Contact Information

For additional information, please contact:

Samantha Stewart, Talent Acquisition Consultant

ECU Health Talent Acquisition

Email: [email protected]

Tel: (252) 229-4236

   

 

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