HealthEast

  • Mobile Phlebotomist

    Job Location US-MN-St. Paul
    Job ID
    2018-10399
    Category
    Laboratory
    Contract Status
    NH
    FTE
    1.00
    Authorized Hours
    80
    Shift
    Days
  • Overview

    Provides patient specimen collection to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing while maintaining patient dignity, comfort and confidentiality.

     

    This is an opportunity to work 9am-5:30pm during the week, rotating weekends and holidays (schedule subject to change).

     

    Must have valid driver's license, auto insurance, and acceptable driving record.

     

     

    Responsibilities

    • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

    • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

    • Performs specimen collection to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing while maintaining patient dignity, comfort and confidentiality

    • Ensures that correct patient ID is carried out through all stages of sample collection and processing

    • Assesses, identifies and addresses the special needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients

    • Utilizes appropriate phlebotomy equipment per patient type and difficulty

    • Performs specimen processing to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing (where applicable)

    • Performs computer and clerical functions accurately to ensure accurate test ordering and reporting of patient results

    • Communicates errors to immediate supervisor or designee and completes appropriate section on Quality Event forms when errors are found

    • Performs and documents maintenance and troubleshooting procedures on laboratory equipment

    Qualifications

    • Trade or vocational certification in Phlebotomy or equivalent combination of education and experience

    • Certified Phlebotomist (PBT) through American Society for Clinical Pathology preferred

    • Current valid driver's license and access to reliable transportation

    • Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task

    • Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

    • Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

    • Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

    • Identifies problems

    • Determines accuracy and relevance of information

    • Utilizes appropriate tools and staff resources along with sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to make recommendations

     

    About HealthEast

     

    At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

     

    We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

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