OUR LABORATORY STAFF STRIVES TO PROVIDE THE HIGHEST QUALITY OF CARE FOR PATIENTS WITH ACCURATE AND TIMELY TEST RESULTS.
A patient's laboratory tests provide a wealth of information about their overall health and accurate lab testing is key to proper diagnosis and treatment. At Phillips County Health Systems, our experienced technologists use the latest instrumentation and technology to provide quality results.
The Laboratory is under the direction of a board certified Pathologist and a physician. The Laboratory participates in an extensive proficiency-testing program, is surveyed every two (2) years, and accredited nationally by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA).
Staffed by a highly skilled team of technologists and technicians, our team has a combined clinical experience of greater than 150 years. Our techs work together with physicians/providers to give accurate, cost-effective, and timely results. For laboratory tests not performed in-house, we contract with Quest Diagnostics in Hays, and Lenexa, KS utilizing their extensive test menu and efficient test reporting.
The laboratory is staffed for outpatient’s services Monday – Friday from 7-4. No appointments are required for blood collections. On-call personnel are always available for after hour emergency services and essential in-patient testing.
The Phillips County Hospital Laboratory is a fully accredited and equipped laboratory offering a wide variety of clinical testing. The PCH laboratory offers testing in the fields of:
Testing Services Available
Monitors cardiac, kidney and liver function
Monitors therapeutic drugs, thyroid function tests, some cancer screening tests and more.
Measures blood cell counts to aid in the diagnosis and monitoring of disease processes
Coagulation Proteomes are frequently performed to monitor Coumadin/blood thinner use. Other blood clotting tests are also performed.
Serology Rapid Strep, Infectious Mononucleosis, RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus), Pregnancy
Additional Services Available
Pre-employment drug screening
Workplace drug screening
Microbiology and a broad menu of laboratory tests available through the services of Quest Diagnostics
Quality Assurance and Confidence
CLIA accredited and surveyed every 2 years
Quarterly proficiency testing
Rigorous Quality Control testing to ensure reliable test results
Our PCH laboratory is a Clinical Affiliate with Barton County Community College of Great Bend, KS offering clinical rotations for students in their medical laboratory-training program.
For additional information or information about a career in Medical Technology, contact us at 785-540-4915.