Responsible for all duties related to processing and result reporting of outreach laboratory specimens directly impacting patient care: specimen handling, proper specimen storage, test ordering, test availability, specimen requirements and distribution of patient specimens for laboratory testing by Regional Pathology Services (RPS). Manages information pertaining to patient specimens, and provides responsible, difficult and precise technical and clerical assistance requiring independent judgement, self-motivation and exacting detail. Provides extensive client service communication with internal and external customers of RPS and the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory (NPHL).
A vital enterprise in the nation’s heartland, the University of Nebraska Medical Center has its eye on improving the future of health care in Nebraska and beyond. As Nebraska’s only public academic health sciences center, UNMC is committed to the education of a 21st century health care work force, to finding cures and treatments for devastating diseases, to providing the best care for patients, and to serving our state and its communities through award-winning outreach. UNMC also is committed to embracing the richness of diversity, and is a major economic engine for the state of Nebraska. Led by Chancellor Jeffrey P. Gold, M.D., UNMC has six colleges, two institutes and a graduate studies program, serving nearly 4,000 students in more than two dozen programs. Our physician assistant program was recently ranked ninth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and our primary care program was ranked 17. The university’s physical therapy, pharmacy and public health programs also are ranked among the top in the country.
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