• Specimen Processor (Phlebotomist) - Lodi Clinic

    Specimen Processor (Phlebotomist) – Lodi Clinic
    We are seeking a Specimen Processor (Phlebotomist) at our Lodi Clinic to:

    • Perform venipuncture and capillary punctures to procure specimens for laboratory analysis. 
    • Serves patients of all ages from newborn through geriatric. 
    • Perform clerical functions such as filing, word processing, answer telephones, faxing results, scheduling, and preparing specimens to be sent to reference laboratories. 
    • Perform urine toxicology and alcohol collections according to DOT guidelines. 
    • Maintain toxicology and laboratory supplies. 
    • Perform CLIA-waived and moderately complex testing. 
    • Maintain billing and coding for laboratory procedures. 
    Education:
    High school diploma required
    Experience:
    • Minimum of 1 year phlebotomy and medical terminology experience in a healthcare setting preferred
    • On the job training includes competency verification by observation of skills performed
    • Eight continuing education units related to job duties required yearly
    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
    Certification as a Phlebotomy Technician (or equivalent) by a national accrediting agency within six months of hire
    Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    (This is not an all-inclusive list of knowledge, skills, and abilities. For further information please reach out to our human resource department.)
    • Listens attentively, communicates effectively, and meets patient’s needs by answering their questions in order to promote a positive relationship.
    • Identifies patient following the proper patient identification procedures.
    • Collects and identifies specimens for transfusion service testing.
    • Directs patients to blood drawing area and restroom in order to obtain the ordered sample.
    • Answers the phone promptly and courteously.
    • Greets and provides services to all patients and visitors to the department.
    • Answers phone inquiries regarding Laboratory Test results and refer specific test procedure questions to Laboratory Director or Hospital Laboratory Liaison.  Transfers calls in order to assure department efficiency.
    • Accurately enters test orders into the lab information system (LIS) including diagnosis codes.  Files the orders appropriately.
    Schedule:
    • Full time position consisting of 80 hours in a bi-weekly pay period (1.00 FTE)
      • Weekday shifts between the hours of 7:15am – 5:15pm
    Benefits:
    • Competitive health and dental insurance options
    • Flexible paid time off to  balance work and life
    • Retirement plan with immediate vesting and employer match up to 5%
    • Free State-of-the-art fitness facility membership
    • Generous tuition reimbursement
    • Employer provided life and disability insurance

    Organization Summary:

    Sauk Prairie Healthcare is a nationally-recognized system of primary and specialty services headquartered in a new state-of-the-art facility. We set the standard for service excellence, patient safety, and overall quality.