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Laboratory Services


Thayer County Health Services’ highly trained laboratory staff works diligently to provide the physicians with reliable and necessary test results to assist in proper diagnosis and treatment of various conditions. Laboratory professionals are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to ensure timely results.

Services are provided for TCHS hospital, five surrounding clinics, nursing homes, care home, and assisted living facilities. Furthermore, patients can have the convenience of local testing, even if they are seeing a specialist from out of town.

Our services encompass over sixty in-house, state-of-the-art tests in areas such as: chemistry, coagulation, hematology, serology, transfusion services, and urinalysis.
For specialized testing not completed at TCHS, the reference lab, LabCorp Nebraska, provides results for other testing such as: therapeutic drug levels, microbiology, immunology, etc.  Pathology specimens are tested at Pathology Medical Services in Lincoln, NE.

The laboratory is open for outpatient services from 8:00am to 4:30pm, Monday through Friday.
For scheduling of laboratory appointments please call 402-768-4645.

REDUCED PRICE LAB EVENTS
The laboratory hosts a reduced price lab event each Spring and Fall where routine lab tests are offered at a discounted price. The next reduced price lab event will be on September 22nd, 2018 from 5:00 – 11:00 am.  Click here for more information  Please call 402-768-4618 with any questions.

For employment opportunities check our Careers page or you can email the TCHS Laboratory at lab@tchsne.org

ABOUT OUR STAFF
Kathy-LabKathy Bauhard, MT (ASCP) Laboratory Manager
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from University of Nebraska Medical Center
Certified through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists

 

 

 

Jackie Haller, MT (AMT)
Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology from Velez College Cebu, Philippines
Associates in Health Science Education from Velez College Cebu, Philippines
Certified through the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing School and American Medical Technologists

Tamara Deepe, MLS (ASCP)CM
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of Nebraska Medical Center
Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Chadron State College
Certified through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists

Cody Pachta, MLS (ASCP)CM
Bachelor of Science in Clinical Laboratory Science from the University of Nebraska Medical Center
Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Wayne State College
Certified through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists

Natalie Waters, MLS (ASCP)CM
Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science from the University of Nebraska Medical Center
Certified through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists

Susan Linton, PBT (ASCP)CM, Phlebotomy Technician
Certified through the American Society of Clinical Pathologists

Destiny Utter, Phlebotomy Technician

ASilenieks

Dr. Silenieks, Laboratory Director
Board Certified Anatomic and Clinical Pathology
Dr. Silenieks oversees the TCHS lab department as part of Pathology Medical Services in Lincoln, NE.
For more information about Dr. Silenieks, visit Pathology Medical Services.