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PHLEBOTOMIST I - St. Elizabeth - FT rotating

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   6/14/2017
Job Title: 
PHLEBOTOMIST I - St. Elizabeth - FT rotating
Job Category:   Clinical:Lab/MT/MLT/Phlebotomy
Location:   Lincoln
Nebraska
 
Job Description:   **PHLEBOTOMIST I - St. Elizabeth - FT rotating** **Description** _CHI Health is a regional health network with a unified mission: nurturing the healing ministry of the Church while creating healthier communities. Headquartered in Omaha, the combined organization consists of 15 hospitals, two stand-alone behavioral health facilities and more than 150 employed physician practice locations in Nebraska and southwestern Iowa. More than 12,000 employees comprise the workforce of this network that includes 2,820 licensed beds and serves as the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools. In fiscal year 2014, the organization provided a combined $149.3 million in quantified community benefit including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research. With locations stretching from Kearney, Neb. to Missouri Valley, Iowa, the health network is the largest in Nebraska and serves residents of Nebraska and southwest Iowa. For more information, visit online at CHIhealth.com._ **Principle Duties and Responsibilities** Essential Job Functions: 1. Cordial to patients, families of patients, and other members of the health care team. 2. Follows laboratory procedures related to phlebotomy and specimen processing. 3. Organizes and prioritizes workload to meet the quality standards of the laboratory. 4. Assesses the special needs of patients. 5. Performs venipuncture, capillary draws, or special collection procedures. 6. Performs bedside testing. 7. Determines specimen requirements for testing that has been requested. 8. Performs computer functions related to specimen collection. 9. Communicates information about testing ordered and specimens with the technical staff in the laboratory. 10. Locates laboratory results in the computer as requested. 11. Receives incoming calls and routes information appropriately. 12. Maintain inventory and assist in ordering supplies. 13. Receives and delivers specimens collected by non-laboratory personnel. 14. Collects chain of custody drug screens. 15. Places laboratory results on patient charts. 16. Performs computer functions related to results reporting. 17. Processes specimens to be sent to the reference laboratory. 18. Maintain work area in a neat and organized manner. 19. Communicate technical issues to co-workers, Technical Supervisor, and Director of Laboratory Services as appropriate. 20. Participates in the quality assurance program of the laboratory and the hospital. 21. Perform proficiency testing as assigned. 22. Understand the use of the Hospital Information System in ordering and reporting of laboratory tests and results. 23. Comply with safety policies. 24. Understand and comply with the Corporate Responsibility Program. 25. Maintain confidentiality of patient information. 26. Participate in and successfully complete annual competency review. (Required every 6 months for the first year). 27. Participate in staff meetings and laboratory committees as assigned. 28. Demonstrate ability to evaluate each situation and handle it with the utmost professionalism, dedication, and concern for the health and welfare of others. 29. Perform any other duties that may be assigned. **Qualifications** Position Qualifications Diploma/Certification: High school diploma or equivalent. Experience/Pre-Requisites: 1. Must process excellent organizational and public relations skills. 2. Able to communicate effectively with physicians, patients and staff.Professionalism/Growth & Development: 3. Attend staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned. 4. Participate in continuing education opportunities as available.Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions: 5. Ability to walk or stand from 6 to 10 hours a day. 6. Ability to do repetitive bending/reaching, and sitting. 7. Ability to do constant repetitive motion, using hands, fingers, wrists to perform testing, venipuncture and capillary draws. 8. Ability to work at computer terminals for varying periods of the day. 9. Able to lift 10-50 pounds of supply material. 10. Emotional stamina to handle the unexpected and stressful situations that may arise while working with sick or injured patients. 11. Must be able to hear and speak well enough to communicate instructions by spoken conversation and phone. 12. Must be able to see well enough to read labels, reports and computer screens. 13. Continual wearing of gloves. 14. Phlebotomy procedures require both manual dexterity and mental concentration at all times. 15. Ability to perform uncomfortable or painful procedures while helping patients feel cared for as individuals. 16. Laboratory coverage is necessary 24 hours a day. Working hours may be daytime or nighttime as scheduled, weekends, holidays and “on call” as needed. 17. Daily contact with disease, odors, and infectious waste. **Job** Laboratory **Primary Location** NEBRASKA-LINCOLN-ST ELIZABETH **Daily Schedule** FT rotating days/evenings **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 80 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0116270
Job Features:   

Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) is a national nonprofit health system with headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. The faith-based system operates in 17 states and includes 78 hospitals; 40 long-term care, assisted- and residential-living facilities; two community health-services organizations; two accredited nursing colleges; and home health agencies.

With total annual revenues of more than $10.7 billion and approximately 83,000 employees, CHI ranks as the nation’s second-largest faith-based health system. In fiscal year 2012, CHI provided more than $715 million in charity care and community benefit, including services for the poor, free clinics, education and research.

Catholic Health Initiatives is committed to:
  • Creating new ministries that build healthy communities
  • Reaching new milestones in clinical quality and compassionate care
  • Implementing an agenda of social justice
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