Phlebotomist

Posted Date: 5/11/2021

Job Location: St. Anthony Regional Hospital, 311 South Clark St, PO Box 628, Carroll, IA, 51401
Department: Laboratory
Employment Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Full-time or part-time

SUMMARY Performs specimen collection on inpatients and outpatients and processes Laboratory orders on Meditech by performing the following duties:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Performs phlebotomy on hospital patients, outpatients, travels to nursing homes collecting blood for Laboratory tests.

Accurately and efficiently processes and distributes results to Health Information Management and Physicians.

Prepares and send out all reference lab work, completing necessary paperwork.

Accessions all Lab orders into the LIS.

Collects drug screens, performs BAT and processes paternity cases.

Performs community wellness drives as requested by the Lab Manager.

Performs EKG's on inpatients and outpatients. Does therapeutic phlebotomies.

Completes all other duties as assigned. This includes front desk duties such as answering the phone and registering outpatients.

Complies with the Corporate Compliance Policy and all laws, regulations, and Standards of Conduct relating to the position and agrees to report any suspected violations of law or Standards of Conduct.

Complies with all applicable state and federal regulations.

Attends all mandatory meetings and programs.

Maintains a safe work environment using safe work practices, utilizing standard precautions and complying with hazardous waste procedures at all times as described in St. Anthony's Safety Manual.

Maintains the confidentiality of patient, resident, employee and organizational information.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

80 hours training in the proper procedure of performing venipuncture.

Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy certification preferred.

Experience as a Phlebotomist certification preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before customers, patients, families and employees of the organization.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

PT (ASCP) preferred. Must possess a current, valid driver’s license. Good driving record required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk and use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee frequently is required to stand. The employee is occasionally required to sit, talk and hear, climb or balance, and reach with hands and arms. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, and blood-borne pathogens. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Knowledge of computers helpful.

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If you have further questions, please call the Human Resources Department at 712-794-5111.


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