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Children's Mercy Kansas City Laboratory Technician I in Kansas City, Missouri

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Thank you for considering Children’s Mercy! Half a million times a year, a child comes to our doors. We take care of them all, fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are all here for the same reason – our patients and their families! Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this organization and job are a fit for you.


The Laboratory Technician I (LT I) position is responsible for the collection, receipt and distribution of specimens within the laboratory. The LT I uses the Laboratory Information System (LIS) for positive patient identification in the collection, receipt, distribution of specimens. This position may perform and report laboratory testing if assigned. This position responds to internal and external customer questions/concerns in a pleasant, efficient and cooperative manner.


  • Specimen handling and distribution

  • Use of Information Systems

  • Specimen collection (phlebotomy and SWCL) in accordance with CMH policies and procedures, as applicable

  • Customer service to internal and external customers in accordance with CMH shared values and service excellence programs

  • Performance of waived to moderate complexity testing and reporting; and/or specimen processing and preparation under appropriate supervision, following in-depth training and competency assessment procedures (as assigned)

  • Maintains general operations of the Laboratory and performs quality assurance activities


  • HS diploma or equivalent and 1-2 years experience 1-2 years of related phlebotomy or lab experience. The education training in phlebotomy could be accepted en lieu of experience.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire qualified people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID 2021-13819

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 3 months ago (1/7/2021 11:10 AM)

Posting Category Allied Health


Shift Day/evening/weekend option shifts

Work Type Part Time Benefit Elig (.6 or .7 FTE)

Work Days Mon-Fri with holiday rotation

FLSA Status Non-Exempt

Location : NameMAIN CAMPUS

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Farrah Poundstone