Catholic Health Initiatives Phlebotomist - Laboratory - Full Time in LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas
Phlebotomist - Laboratory - Full Time
Perform phlebotomy procedures at all client locations. Perform specimen receiving, processing and distribution. Perform computer functions required to process specimens and generate reports. Has the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
CORE COMPETENCIES & PERFORMANCE CRITERIA
- Performs phlebotomy on all types of patients at all client locations.
Demonstrates proficiency and skill required to ensure patient discomfort is minimal.
Maintains phlebotomy tray and work area in a sanitary condition.
Picks up specimens collected at clients, performs the duties of a laboratory courier as needed.
- Performs specimen receiving, processing and distribution.
Sorts and matches specimens to the appropriate computer order.
Opens bags from outside clients, marks the requisition, processes and labels the specimens before distribution to the departments.
Answers all pneumatic tubes and process appropriately.
Keeps abreast of departmental policies pertaining to specimen collection, processing and distribution.
- Performs clerical functions required to process specimens and generate reports.
Answers all telephones in the work area in an appropriate and courteous manner.
Report any needed supplies to the supervisor before they run out.
Demonstrates competency with both Lab Information System and the Hospital Information System.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
Performs all assigned tasks with minimal supervision, able to work independently. Knowledge of department allows employee to work at a very productive rate.
Has the ability to prioritize workload, knows which tasks need to be performed first.
Has the ability to train and orient new employees.
Education: High school diploma, GED, Metropolitan Test or equivalent.
Experience: Three (3) months phlebotomy experience. Demonstrated ability to perform venipuncture on all types of patients.
Physical Requirements: Must have a valid drivers license. Must be able to lift twenty-five (25) pounds and carry ten (10) pounds. Must be able to stand for up to thirty (30) minutes. Must be able to sit for up to two (2) hours. Must be able to stoop and crouch to perform phlebotomy duties.
Skills: Demonstrated ability to perform venipuncture on all types of patients. Demonstrated ability to represent the hospital to all clients in a positive and empathetic manner. Must have the ability to meet/exceed the SVHS Guest Relations expectations.
PRIMARY CUSTOMERS: All outside clients, nursing personnel and physicians.
WORKING RELATIONSHIPS: Hospital personnel, clients and coworkers.
AGE GROUPS: _Neonate/Infant (Birth – 1 mo) _Infant (1 mo – 1 yr) _XToddler (1 yr – 3 yrs) _XPreschool (3 yrs – 6 yrs) _XSchool Age (6 yrs – 13 yrs) _XAdolescent (13 yrs – 18 yrs) _XAdult (18 yrs – 64 yrs) _XOlder Adult (65 yrs)
Job Clinical Support
Primary Location ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK-ST VINCENT INFIRMARY
Daily Schedule Full Time
Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80
Weekends Required Occasional
Req ID: 2018-R0175137
We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.