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Lab Associate III - Surgical Pathology

Company: BJC HealthCare
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Additional Information About the Role

Are you interested in gaining experience in our laboratory? Here at BJC Health Care, we offer state-of-the-art, cutting-edge, automated technology, providing our patients with high-quality results! Come and join our organization to not only grow your career; but make a positive impact on our patients, our staff, and our community!

  • Up to $1,000 sign-on bonus
  • Pathology processing and procedural assistance
  • Shift: Days M-F 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
  • Includes rotating weekendsOverview

    Missouri Baptist Medical Center, an acute care hospital in St. Louis County, offers a full continuum of medical and surgical services, including heart care, cancer, women and infants, breast health, gastrointestinal, orthopedic, stroke, therapy, wound and pain management services. The hospital has a 24-hour adult emergency department and cares for pediatric patients at a separate emergency department in collaboration with St. Louis Children's Hospital.

    Missouri Baptist is the first and only hospital in St. Louis County to be named a Magnet - hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). The prestigious designation is the highest credential a health care organization can receive for nursing excellence and quality patient care. This recognition has been accomplished by less than nine percent of hospitals nationwide. Additionally, U.S. News & World Report ranked the hospital #2 in the St. Louis metro area.

    The Clinical Laboratory at Missouri Baptist Medical Center is committed to improving the health and wellness of patients through our expertise in laboratory medicine and strong customer service. The laboratory performs over 1 million tests annually with a focus on providing accurate and timely results and services to patients and the community we serve.-The laboratory is fully accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP) and The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and the American Association of Blood Banks (AABB).

    Preferred Qualifications

    Role Purpose

    Performs a variety of pre analytic, analytic and post analytic laboratory duties as assigned. BLS certificate must be achieved within 90 days of employment.

    Responsibilities
  • Performs waived and moderate complex testing with appropriate training and competency, sweat chloride collections, EKG's, etc.
  • Under supervision, reports test results as appropriate.
  • Sorts and processes routine and specific high level specimens received by the lab--including multistep technical processing (i.e. Histology, Microbiology, Cytology, etc.). Ensures correct processing and packaging for esoteric send out tests.
  • Coordinates a simultaneous series of tasks accurately, including STAT orders and fluctuation in workload, prioritizing work to complete within scheduled hours and established turnaround times.
  • Inventory management, equipment cleaning, maintenance, loading, etc.
    Minimum Requirements

    Education
  • High School Diploma or GED
    Experience
  • 2-5 years
    Supervisor Experience
  • No Experience
    Preferred Requirements

    Education
  • Associate's Degree
    Licenses & Certifications
  • Basic Life Support (BLS)
  • Phlebotomy
    Benefits and Legal Statement

    BJC Total Rewards

    At BJC we're committed to providing you and your family with benefits and resources to help you manage your physical, emotional, social and financial well-being.
    • Comprehensive medical, dental, vison, life insurance, and legal services available first day of the month after hire date
    • Disability insurance* paid for by BJC
    • Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan funded by BJC
    • 401(k) plan with BJC match
    • Tuition Assistance available on first day
    • BJC Institute for Learning and Development
    • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
    • Paid Time Off benefit combines vacation, sick days, holidays and personal time
    • Adoption assistanceTo learn more, go to

      *Not all benefits apply to all jobs

      The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: BJC HealthCare, St. Louis , Lab Associate III - Surgical Pathology, Healthcare , Saint Louis, Missouri

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