SUMMARY: The Laboratory Processing Specialist for Referral Testing (LPS-RT) provides specimen processing and technical assistance within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. This position provides support in the laboratory serving as the content expert for referral testing processing. Duties include: preparing specimens for testing and shipment to outside laboratories, equipment operation, and performing daily routines necessary for the efficient operation of the assigned work area. The LPS-RT serves as a resource to staff and physicians for guidance on appropriate choices for referral testing requests. Responsibilities also include stocking of required supplies and maintaining a clean work environment.
REQUIREMENTS: This position requires a High School Diploma/GED. Minimum one (1) year laboratory technical support experience required. Must score a minimum of 85% on the math assessment at time of hire/transfer into the position. Medical terminology and bilingual skills are preferred.
POSITION DETAILS: Full-time, 80 hours per pay period. Day shifts
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.