• Specimen Processor (Phlebotomist)

    Posted: 07/21/2019

    Specimen Processor (Phlebotomist)
    We are seeking a Specimen Processor (Phlebotomist) 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. 
    • Performs urine toxicology and alcohol collections according to DOT guidelines. 
    • Maintains toxicology and laboratory supplies.
    • Perform CLIA-waived and moderately complex testing. 
    • Maintains billing and coding for laboratory procedures. 
    Education:
    • High school diploma required. 
    • On the job training includes competency verification by observation of skills performed.   Eight Continuing Education units related to job duties required yearly.
    Experience:
    Minimum of one year phlebotomy and medical terminology experience in a healthcare setting preferred.
    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.
    • Receives specimens delivered to the lab and directly from patients to perform requested lab tests.  Documents specimen collection information correctly on all specimen records.
    • Performs CLIA waved and moderately complex testing within the scope of the clinic testing menu.
    • Demonstrates competence and works independently in essential phlebotomy procedures sufficient to perform at a satisfactory level without supervision.
    • Inquires about patient status, including fasting and time of last medication when collecting specimen.
    • Performs venipunctures, finger sticks, heel sticks, blood culture collections to obtain a blood sample for ordered tests.  Patient collection settings may include hospital inpatients and outpatients, nursing home residents, pediatric and newborn patients, and emergency and trauma room patients.
    • Uses good clinical judgment in the selection of the puncture site appropriate for the age of the patient.
     
    Schedule:
    • Full time position consisting of 80 hours in a bi-weekly pay period (1.00 FTE)
      • Variable schedule Monday through Friday and every third weekend
    • Part time position consisting of 48 hours in a bi-weekly pay period (0.60 FTE)
      • Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm with variation to cover department needs.
    • Per diem position consisting of a variable schedule based on department need (0.00 FTE)
    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.
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    https://www.saukprairiehealthcare.org/Careers/Online-Job-Application