• 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. 
    • 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.
    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.
    • 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)
    • 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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