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Phlebotomist-Phlebotomy-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (1700-2200)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/11/2017
Job Title: 
Phlebotomist-Phlebotomy-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (1700-2200)
Job Category:   Clinical:Lab/MT/MLT/Phlebotomy
Location:   Des Moines
Job Description:   **Phlebotomist-Phlebotomy-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (1700-2200)** **Description** **GENERAL SUMMARY** **:** Collects patient blood specimens which are vital for the diagnosis and treatment of disease as appropriate for patient age to include neonates, infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric adults. Assists technical personnel in clerical duties, sample log-in, workflow, and specimen tracking. **ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS** **:** + Receives the physician request; properly identifies patients; collects blood specimens from patients; and promptly draws and correctly labels the specimens. + Uses developed scripts for specified patient interactions and maintains a pleasant relationship with patients, visitors, and staff.. + Accurately performs venipunctures, heel sticks, and finger sticks, ensuring proper specimens for testing as well as ensuring patient safety. Ensures delivery of the specimens to the processing area as soon as possible to maintain specimen quality. + Follows established procedures and policies to obtain optimal test turn-around-times. + Uses a computer to review and receive laboratory orders. + Handles incoming and outgoing telephone calls utilizing excellent customer service skills. + Proficiently uses office equipment to provide clerical support and maintain files. + Cleans and stocks phlebotomy cart and maintains work area. + Meets defined workload productivity standards. Supports and utilizes LEAN principles. + Fully understands and is committed to providing quality service to all clients, both internal and external. **MARGINAL FUNCTIONS** **:** + Functions as a team leader in absence of a team leader. + Trains new employees and students. + Performs special department projects as designated. + Serves on hospital and laboratory committees as approved by supervisor/manager. **Qualifications** **MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED** **:** + High school diploma or G.E.D. required. + Completion of certified phlebotomy course, 1 year previous phlebotomy experience, or successful completion of phlebotomy courses as part of another degree or certificate program required. + Proof of completion of Mandatory Reporter abuse training specific to population served within 3 months of hire. **Job** Laboratory **Primary Location** IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 1700-2200 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Every Other **Req ID:** 2017-R0133058
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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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