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Sr., Lab Support Specialist

Date: Jan 17, 2021

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Interested in a career with both meaning and growth? Whether your abilities are in direct patient care or one of the many other areas of healthcare administration and support, everyone at Parkland works together to fulfill our mission: the health and well-being of individuals and communities entrusted to our care. By joining Parkland, you become part of a diverse healthcare legacy that’s served our community for more than 125 years. Put your skills to work with us, seek opportunities to learn and join a talented team where patient care is more than a job. It’s our passion.

Provides leadership to assigned employees for the processing of specimens, data entry, and troubleshooting to ensure integrity of specimens and to expedite completion of tests ordered.

- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

- Must have four years of laboratory support experience, to include two years of Parkland laboratory experience.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience
- May have an equivalent combination of education and experience to substitute for the experience requirements.

Skills or Special Abilities:
- Must be able to demonstrate leadership abilities.
- Must be able to type 30-49 wpm with a maximum of three errors.
- Must be proficient at operating a ten-key calculator.
- Must be able to enter 12 digit numbers into computer without excessive errors.
- Must score 90% on required vocabulary test.
- Must be able to communicate effectively with patients, visitors and hospital staff.
- Must be able to follow written and oral instructions.
- Must have clear speech, normal hearing, and good visual acuity.
- Must be able to coordinate numerous telephone calls effectively.
- Must be able to handle detailed work and maintain a pleasant demeanor while under pressure.
- Must be able to use sound judgement when making decisions and solving problems. Must be able to exhibit good organizational skills and prioritizing abilities.
- Must be able to maintain accurate records/logs.

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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