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Lab Support Specialist III

Posted on Jan 21, 2019 by Parkland Health & Hospital System

Dallas, TX 75201
Health Care
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you'll be part of a team that's providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you'll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients-and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system. Parkland has earned distinction as one of America's Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

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.

Reference: 615561042