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Lab Assistant-Phlebotomy-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (0400-1230)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
   Job Information
Last Updated On:   10/11/2017
Job Title: 
Lab Assistant-Phlebotomy-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (0400-1230)
Job Category:   Clinical:Lab/MT/MLT/Phlebotomy
Location:   Des Moines
Iowa
 
Job Description:   **Lab Assistant-Phlebotomy-Mercy Medical Center-PRN (0400-1230)** **Description** **GENERAL SUMMARY** **:** Creates patient encounters, orders laboratory tests, and prepares specimens for testing. Assists technical personnel in sample log-in, workflow, and specimen tracking, as appropriate for patient age including neonates, infants, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatric adults. **ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS** **:** + Follows established procedures and policies including infection control and bloodborne pathogens. + Performs specimen processing including proper identification, aliquoting, special handling, and required documentation. + Meets defined workload productivity standards. Supports and utilizes LEAN principles. + Maintains accurate filing system for manual test requisitions. + Works proficiently with laboratory information systems and personal computers. + Follows established procedures and policies to obtain optimal test turn-around-times. + Participates in teaching peers. + Handles incoming and outgoing telephone calls utilizing good customer service skills and knowledge of the laboratory. + Fully understands and is committed to providing quality service to all clients both internal and external. **MARGINAL FUNCTIONS** **:** + Maintains supply inventory and orders additional supplies as needed. + Maintains files for blocks and slides in Histology. **Qualifications** **MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED** **:** + High school diploma or GED required. + Knowledge of medical terminology and laboratory experience preferred. + Computer skills required **.** **Job** Laboratory **Primary Location** IOWA-DES MOINES-MERCY MEDICAL CENTER **Daily Schedule** 0400-1230 **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 2017-R0133064
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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