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Phlebotomist (Days)

Category:

Laboratory

Department:

Laboratory

Description:

Performs routine tests in the medical laboratory to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of disease.

Essential Job Functions

Performs blood collections by venipuncture and capillary techniques for all age groups. Obtains the correct amount and type of specimen. Labels and records test tubes, specimen logs, and temperature logs. Completes appropriate routing, handling, and processing of various medical specimens.

Interprets physician orders and secures a requisition before performing tests.

Perform drug screenings, including DOT. Performs postmortem specimen collection.

Read, understand, and comply with departmental policies, protocols, and procedures. Performs work in accordance with laboratory regulation standards

Performs non-patient facing duties, including inventory, stocking supplies, sanitizing, filing, contacting physician offices or offsite laboratories, answering phones, and utilizing email as appropriate.

Provide superior customer service to patients.

Additional Job Functions

Complete online and in person training courses timely.

Participates in department or system performance improvement.

Completes initial and ongoing training and competencies as defined by the service line, facility, and department which are specific to the needs of the patient population served.

Supports the mission, vision, and values of Medina Healthcare System and always

demonstrates excellent customer service.

Understands and is committed to helping Medina Healthcare System achieve its goals.

Must learn, comply with, and enforce System and facility safety policies and rules. Must always use appropriate safety equipment and procedures; must report all unsafe work conditions to Director or Assistant Director; must be familiar with all safety features of equipment, tools, or materials encompassed by job duties.

Adheres to Medina Healthcare System’s Code of Conduct and demonstrates ethical behavior as expected by patients, colleagues, and the community. Understands the personal obligation to report any activity that appears to violate applicable laws, rules regulations or the Code of Conduct itself.

Travel to Medina Healthcare System Rural Health Clinic sites when necessary.

Completes other duties as assigned.

Education

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant certificate.

Experience

One year phlebotomy experience preferred.

Customer service in a service environment preferred.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Medina Healthcare System is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses. This job description is intended to provide only basic guidelines for meeting job requirements. Responsibilities, knowledge, skills, abilities and working conditions may change as needs evolve.

Closing:

Open until filled

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