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Mercy Community Healthcare

Medical Assistant/Lab Tech (Lewisburg, TN)

Mercy Community Healthcare


Job Summary

Mercy Community Healthcare has an immediate need for a Medical Assistant/Lab Tech.

Mercy’s Mission: Mercy Community Healthcare exists to reflect the love and compassion of Jesus Christ by providing excellent healthcare for ALL and support to their families.

If you’re looking to make a meaningful difference in the lives of others and work in a Christian environment, this is your opportunity.

This position is responsible for working with providers and patients to collect and process lab specimens to process on-site or submit to local laboratories.  Ensure patient and employee safety at all times following standards of care.  Also, verbally communicating procedures to patients and verifying understanding of the procedure.

Essential Functions:

Must report to work on time, maintain acceptable attendance and perform other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate will:

    1. Possess excellent interpersonal/communication skills
    2. Obtain a Basic Life Support (BLS) certification within 90 days of employment at Mercy (done in-house).
    3. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and clinical skills, and the ability to work with a wide variety of people.
    4. Demonstrate and live Mercy’s mission, vision and core values


Job Responsibilities

Collection of lab specimens, including blood, urine, nasal swabs, throat swabs and other required specimens ordered through the Electronic Medical Record (EMR) by in house providers

Process collect specimens for in house testing for CLIA waived testing.  By following standards of practice for conduction and resulting in the data entry of results into the patients Electronic Medical Record (EMR)

Process collected specimens and create requisitions electronically or manually to send out to local laboratories for processing and tracking the return of these results

Manage inquires between patients and outside laboratories regarding billing concerns.

Assist nursing staff in collecting vitals and documenting in the Electronic Medical Record (EMR).

Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent; Certification as a lab technician preferred. Successful completion of Mercy Community Healthcare Caregiver Training and all applicable competency checklists and exams; must be competent with venipuncture for both adult and pediatric patients

Experience: Computer and keyboard skills preferred; must be able to effectively communicate the English language verbally and in writing; select bilingual skills preferred in areas where there is a need to communicate with the bilingual patient population. Must possess a BLS certification or become certified within 90 days of employment.

Functional Competencies: Compassionate, maintains confidentiality, team player, collaboration, problem-solving, critical thinking, verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, organization skills.   


Additional Information



How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.


  • Date Posted: June 23, 2020
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Clinician
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)