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2018-R0179444 Requisition #
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Facility: Lakeside

Location: Omaha, NE.

Department: Lab

Job Type: Full Time

Shift: 0630-1500- rotating weekends and holidays


CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com.
 
  • Performs clinical laboratory procedures to aid the physician in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of patients according to established standards and practices of laboratory medicine. This position contributes to the mission and vision of CHI Health by performing waived to moderate complexity laboratory testing according to established QC protocol under direct supervision of a medical technologist or medical laboratory technician. Identifies problems ( technical, instrumental, physiological), and brings it to the attention of a technologist or technician.
  • Performs phlebotomy, transports, receives, prepares and accurately tests biological specimens using procedures consistent with safe work practices and proper laboratory technique while maintaining integrity of specimens.
  • Performs waived and moderate complex testing as allowed by CLIA regulations.
  • Critically evaluates specimens and correlates all lab results to the clinical picture of each individual. Communicates and documents all testing and results in a timely manner to clinical personnel involved in patient care.
  • Maintains and operates test systems for optimal performance; collaborates with tech or technician to resolve technical issues.
  • Follows CAP and all regulatory guidelines, demonstrating consistent adherence to national patient safety goals.
Education/Licensure:
Required:  High School diploma or GED.
Preferred:  Associates or Bachelors of Science Degree, One year clinical or laboratory experience
 
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Problem solving, communication skills (verbal and written), performing scientific testing, along with ability to use lab equipment, general clerical equipment, telephones, and computers.

About Us

CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 14 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities, a free standing emergency department, more than 150 employed physician practice locations and more than 12,000 employees in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa.

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Equal Opportunity Employment


Consistent with our Core Values, Catholic Health Initiatives employers are EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled Employers. Qualified applications will receive consideration for employement without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, protected veteran status, disabilitiy or any other legally protected characteristic. 

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