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Phlebotomist II - Lufkin (PRN)

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/18/2017
Job Title: 
Phlebotomist II - Lufkin (PRN)
Job Category:   Clinical:Lab/MT/MLT/Phlebotomy
Location:   Lufkin
Job Description:   **Phlebotomist II - Lufkin (PRN)** **Description** Position Summary: Responsible for skillful and appropriate specimen collection for population/age specific patient groups, in inpatient/outpatient settings. Displays high level of phlebotomy skill. Assists with patient orders, reports, and other documents, as needed. Responsible for organizing work load as assigned. Displays professional, safe conduct in all interactions. Maintains positive working relationships with staff, other departments, physicians and peers. Displays conduct in support of CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial Mission & Vision. Position Responsibilities: 1. Quality – completes work with accuracy and thoroughness. 2. Productivity – efficiently utilizes time in accomplishing work. 3. Customer Focus – lives organizational and departmental service standards. 4. Reliability – completes tasks assigned; follows up as needed. 5. Availability – meets attendance standards; is punctual; works when needed. 6. Decision Making – displays sound judgement; works with minimal supervision. 7. Initiative – seeks out productive duties in absence of guidance; is a self-starter. 8. Adheres to Policy – follows CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial rules, policies, procedures and guidelines. 9. Interpersonal Relationships – cooperates, communicates and works well with others. 10. Professionalism – represents CHI St. Luke’s Health Memorial positively in actions and appearance. 11. Demonstrates knowledge of correct collections sites and basic anatomy. 12. Demonstrates proper techniques for cleansing the collection site. 13. Identifies correct tubes and collection order. 14. Adheres to patient identification standards. 15. Demonstrates knowledge of the LIS, and basic computer skills. 16. Administers waive testing as assigned. 17. Collects blood specimens from patients of all age groups, according to section standard operating procedures, to include positive patient identification, and using proper collection technique 18. Maintains specimen collection supplies in outpatient testing area according to laboratory policy 19. Completes and maintains all paperwork required for proper specimen processing in the laboratory of the outpatient testing area specimens 20. Performs computer test order entry as needed, according to laboratory policy, to include all patient information, tests, date/time of collection, priority, and appropriate sample information. 21. Establish and maintain cooperative relationship with patients, staff, and physicians 22. Performs daily/weekly scheduled maintenance to maintain area in clean and orderly condition; observes safety regulations and policies; Participates in all required safety in-services; reviews departmental policies annually or as needed 23. Assigned to outpatient care area to assist nursing services with test order entry to expedite specimen collection and transport, to resolve uncollected labs through open communication with nursing and to maintain communication 24. Proper collection, processing and handling of routine send-out specimens for reference laboratories according to specific laboratory requirements and Standard Operating Procedure 25. Establishes/maintains effective and respectful communication in all collaborative relationships. 26. Accountable for maintaining required certifications. 27. Supports department-based goals and contributes to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff. 28. Rotates weekend/call responsibilities in a professional and accountable fashion if applicable. 29. Performs duties in accordance with that of hospital policies and procedures, and regulatory agency guidelines. 30. Performs other duties as assigned. **Qualifications** Minimum Qualifications: Education Level Required: Completion of an approved, accredited formal Phlebotomy training program (which met eligibility requirements for certification through nationally recognized accredited agency.) or High School Diploma or Equivalent (GED) & Direct clinical laboratory work experience (which met eligibility requirements for certification through nationally recognized accredited agency.) Licensure/Certification Certified Phlebotomist through a nationally recognized accredited agency (i.e. AMT, ASCP, ASPT) & BLS certification (through an approved AHA program) Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities * Detail Oriented * Strong organizational skills * Ability to communicate effectively with others * Critical thinking skills * Testing personnel as a generalist or in a specialized area within the lab. * Knowledge of QC practices, instrument operation and maintenance, and result reporting. * Knowledge of proficiency testing standards and practices. * Ability to perform all methods of phlebotomy for all patient population specific/age groups. * Demonstrates knowledge of correct collections sites and basic anatomy. * Demonstrates proper techniques for cleansing the collection site. * Identifies correct tubes and collection order. * Knows the patient identification standards and adheres to same. * Demonstrates knowledge of the LIS, and basic computer skills. * Administers waive testing as assigned. Experience None _Catholic Health Initiatives and its_ organizations are Equal Opportunity Employers **Job** Laboratory **Primary Location** TEXAS-LUFKIN-MEMORIAL HLTH SYS LUFKIN **Daily Schedule** Days **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 0 **Weekends Required** Occasional **Req ID:** 1700000587
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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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