Catholic Health Initiatives PHLEBOTOMIST Saint Joseph East, Part-time, 2nd shift in LEXINGTON, Kentucky
PHLEBOTOMIST Saint Joseph East, Part-time, 2nd shift
Position Summary: Performs a variety of clerical duties and coordinatescommunications between departments. Performs blood collections frompatients when needed and assumes responsibility for safety and comfort ofpatients, following established standards and practices. Provides directpatient care to patients of all ages. Works in the Front Office performing allnecessary duties associated with dispatching the phlebotomists, answering thephones, ordering lab tests in the computer, checking the Order Monitor Log,receiving specimens into the Lab, delivering specimens to the varioussections of the Lab and any other duties associated with Front Officeresponsibilities. Also responsible for receiving specimens into the Lab fromthe tube system when needed and other processing duties as assigned.
Afterreceiving an order from the attending physician, and in a quick and efficientmanner and by following established departmental policies and/or procedures andsafe work practices pertaining to specimen collection, preparation andanalysis, collect requested specimen(s) for analysis.
Ensure properlabeling, documentation and transport of specimens to maintain specimenquality.
Performanalytical testing using approved bedside testing equipment andprocedures.
Utilize theappropriate procedure, technique and material for each test orderedensuring that laboratory forms are correctly completed and patients areproperly identified.
Clean andstock phlebotomy tray and work area.
Comprehendand follow infection control and blood borne pathogen policies andprocedures.
Performtelecommunication activities to include reporting laboratory results,taking verbal orders, transferring calls, describing specimen collectionprotocols, esoteric test research, and troubleshooting issues.
Follow allsafety and emergency procedures and contribute to the efficient operationof the laboratory.
Documentcorrective actions taken when test systems deviate from the laboratory’sacceptable guidelines.
Enter testresults into the Laboratory Information System in order for standardizedreports to be generated for physicians review and interpretation.
Positivelyidentify patient(s) or specimen(s) on which procedures are performed with100% accuracy.
Performclerical duties which facilitate the flow of information through thelaboratory and to the caregiver.
Highschool diploma or equivalent education. Previous experience in ahealthcare setting and knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office ispreferred.
Looking for applicants with at least one year of experience orcompletion of a recent phlebotomy course including an externship.
For those hired after November14, 2016, KentuckyOne Health will verify education required by the position,through primary source verification, prior to beginning employment. Educationverification will also include the collection of a high school diploma orequivalent, transcript, or other written validation of education.
Certificationas a Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) by ASCP or equivalent is stronglypreferred.
Adequateconversational English is required in order that the individual be able to takedirection from management, understand how to complete job tasks, communicateadequately with patients and co-workers as necessary, understand and followsafety guidelines, and understand the Associate Handbook and all hospitalpolicies.
The LaboratoryTechnical Assistant is responsible to the Laboratory Supervisor and/or sectionTechnical Manager and does not supervise any other employees. Is in dailycontact with other associates, patients, nurses, physicians, and otherhealthcare professionals.
PhysicalRequirements and Environmental Conditions: Must be able to performdifficult manipulative skills and tasks that require hand-eye coordination andarm-hand steadiness. Must be able to walk, stand extensively, lift 30lbs., remain in uncomfortable positions for a long time, visually discriminateclose objects and far away objects and colors, and distinguish and hear normalsounds. May be exposed to blood, body tissues and fluids, other hazardous wastematerials, dust, chemicals, and unpleasant or strong odors.
- Demonstrates a commitment to service,
hospital values and professionalism through appropriate conduct and demeanor at
Adheres toand exhibits Catholic Health Initiatives core values: Reverence: Having a profound spirit of awe and respect for allcreation, shaping relationships to self, to one another and to God andacknowledging that we hold in trust all that has been given to us. Integrity: Moral wholeness, soundness, uprightness, honestyand sincerity as a basis of trustworthiness. Compassion: Feeling with others, being one with others intheir sorrows and joys, rooted in the sense of solidarity as members ofthe human community. Excellence: Outstanding achievement, merit, virtue;continually surpassing standards to achieve/maintain quality.
Maintainsconfidentiality and protects sensitive data at all times.
Adheres toorganizational and department specific safety standards and guidelines.
Workscollaboratively and supports efforts of team members.
Demonstratesexceptional customer service and interacts effectively with physicians,patients, visitors, staff and the broader health care community.
Catholic HealthInitiatives and its organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers
Primary Location KENTUCKY-LEXINGTON-SAINT JOSEPH EAST
Daily Schedule 7p
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 40
Weekends Required Every Other
Req ID: 2017-R0116255