SUMMARY: The Laboratory Support Technician (LST) provides specimen collection and technical and clerical assistance within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. This position performs peripheral blood collection, assists nursing staff with line collections, and performs a variety of support functions in the clinical laboratory and anatomic pathology work areas. Technical support duties are overseen by licensed personnel and may include specimen accessioning and processing, preparing specimens for testing, equipment operation, and performing daily routines necessary for the efficient operation of the assigned work area. Clerical support duties may include patient registration, verification and ordering of laboratory tests, report processing, assisting with customer requests, and data collection.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a High School Diploma/GED. A current certification as a Certified Phlebotomy Technician I or II (CPT I or CPT II) is required. Minimum six (6) months related laboratory experience is preferred. Medical Terminology and Bilingual skills are preferred
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, 80 hours per pay period. Evening shift
Valley Children’s Healthcare – one of the largest pediatric healthcare networks in the nation – provides Central California’s only high-quality, comprehensive care exclusively for children, from before birth to young adulthood. Our independent, nonprofit network offers highly specialized medical and surgical services to treat conditions ranging from common to the most unusual and complex at our 356-bed children’s hospital as well as through partner hospitals, specialty care centers, satellite practices and primary care services. Our family-centered, pediatric services extend from a leading pediatric cancer and blood diseases center on the West Coast, and our pediatric heart center known for its expertise and pioneering treatments, to our Level IV neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), the highest level referral center between Los Angeles and the Bay Area.
Valley Children’s consistently ranks at the top of our peer group for quality patient outcomes, patient satisfaction and nursing excellence. Recognized as a Magnet® designated facility since 2004 and granted the gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence™ in critical care, Valley Chil...dren’s neonatal and pediatric intensive care units achieve some of the lowest mortality rates in the country while treating some of the sickest kids.
In affiliation with Stanford University School of Medicine, Valley Children’s Pediatric Residency and fellowship programs provide first-class training for the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric surgical and medical specialists. With more than 550 physicians and 3,400 staff, Valley Children’s partners with other providers and organizations throughout our 12-county service area to support delivering the best care to kids closer to home.