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PHLEBOTOMIST - PT (.55) - CHI Health St. Mary's Nebraska City

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Employer Name:   Catholic Health Initiatives
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Last Updated On:   10/26/2017
Job Title: 
PHLEBOTOMIST - PT (.55) - CHI Health St. Mary's Nebraska City
Job Category:   Clinical:Lab/MT/MLT/Phlebotomy
Location:   Nebraska City
Job Description:   **PHLEBOTOMIST - PT (.55) - CHI Health St. Mary's Nebraska City** **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 ._ Summary of Purpose : The Phlebotomist is responsible for performing accurate and skilled blood collection procedures. Conducts all related duties as a professional member of the health care team. Performs various clerical and lab assistant duties in the laboratory. Reports directly to the Director of Clinic Services. Uses and discloses patient protected health information: 1) Only as it applies to job functions, 2) in amounts minimally necessary for intended purpose, and 3) in a confidential manner. Ages of Patients Served: Neonates, children, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics Duties and Responsibilities: Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas: Essential Job Functions: Skilled in all types of specimen collection. Cordial to patients, families of patients, and other members of the health care team. Follows laboratory procedures related to phlebotomy and specimen processing. Organizes and prioritizes workload to meet the quality standards of the laboratory. Assesses the special needs of patients. Performs venipuncture, capillary draws, or special collection procedures. Performs point of care testing (glucose, hemoccults). Determines specimen requirements for testing that has been requested. Performs computer functions related to patient data entry and specimen collection. Communicates information about testing ordered and specimens with the technical staff in the laboratory. Locates lab results in computer, prints and charts STAT results, INR, alert levels, and other results that require immediate evaluation. Receives incoming calls and routes information appropriately. Maintain inventory and assist in ordering supplies. Receives and delivers specimens collected by non-laboratory personnel. Reviews charts and computer printouts for appropriate orders for “lab only” patients. Prioritizes and charts Elizabeth Park South lab and reference laboratory results. Performs computer functions related to results reporting. Prepares requisitions and processes specimens to be sent to the reference laboratory. Trains new employees and instructs students in departmental procedures and theories as assigned. Maintain work area in a neat and organized manner. Communicate technical issues to co-workers and Director of Clinic Services and / or Lab Director as appropriate. Participates in the quality assurance program of the laboratory and the clinic. Perform, evaluate, and record necessary quality control procedures. Understand the use of the laboratory information system in ordering and reporting of laboratory tests and results. Comply with safety policies. Understand and comply with the Corporate Responsibility Program. Participate in and successfully complete annual competency review. (Required every 6 months for the first year). Demonstrate ability to evaluate each situation and handle it with the utmost professionalism, dedication, and concern for the health and welfare of others. Perform any other duties that may be assigned. Maintain patient confidentiality. Maintain professional demeanor at all times. Attend and participate in staff meetings. Attend any educational seminars as requested. Read and comply with all policies and procedures and personnel policies as stated. Understand and demonstrate compliance with HIPAA regulations. Understand and demonstrate the twelve (12) behavior standards for “ _Light the Way_ ”. Understand and demonstrate the seven (7) “Standards of Conduct” as defined in “Our Values and Ethics at Work” reference guide. Verifies and edits personal information such as address, emergency contact, direct deposit, and W4 information online via HR Payroll Connection. Completes annual education requirements. Wears identification while on duty. Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner. Resolves personnel concerns at the departmental level, utilizing the grievance process as required. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures regarding department operations, fire, safety and infection control. Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices. Communicates the mission, ethics, and goals of the facility. Attends and participates in Corporate Responsibility education and training. Adheres to the procedures and protocols of the Corporate Responsibility Plan to include reporting, investigation and resolving compliance issues. Applies the knowledge and skills needed to do the job. Adheres to attendance policies (evidenced by no written warnings for attendance) Teamwork: Developing relationships within/outside of department; openly praise and acknowledging the good work of co-workers; forming work groups as needed; is solution oriented and manages conflicts in a way that result in positive solutions. Respect: Following guidelines in _My Commitment to My Co-Workers_ ; using “Take Ten” code word as appropriate as a kind way of letting co-workers know when they are not in adherence to the behavior standards & treating patients as if they were a loved family member (or how we want to be treated. Workplace Spirituality: Honoring the spiritual environment by leading/participating/being respectful of shared prayer; respecting diverse spiritualities, demonstrating an understanding of the mission and values as exhibited by our words and actions and by volunteering in community activities to promote health Providing and promoting customer friendly service every person every time; exhibiting heads up with a smile; initiating greetings with a warm smile, handshake or caring touch; using language that promotes customer friendly service and handing off patients from one department to the next. Adhering to service recovery guidelines: Anticipating; acknowledging; apologizing and making amends Maintaining professionalism; adhering to dress code and maintaining a neat and clean appearance; following appropriate on/off stage guidelines, maintaining a positive attitude and creating a professional workspace/office environment Creating a welcoming/healing environment; maintaining acceptable noise levels; maintaining a positive attitude; creating an atmosphere of welcome Accepting and managing responsibility for our legacy of care; knowing our story (SMCH, CHI NE and CHI); living up to our name as one CHI; utilizing financial/human/material resources in an conscientious manner Following good environmental stewardship practices (Go Green) Returning supplies/equipment to their proper place Practicing effective communication skills & refraining from negative conversations Following scripts appropriate to position/department SHIFT : 22 hrs/week preferably shifts of 6 hours on Monday and Friday /10 hours on Wednesday with rotating Saturdays from 0800-1200 every 3 rd weekend. Variations to schedule may be possible. Experience preferred. **Qualifications** Education: + High school diploma or equivalent. Licensure/Certification: + Certification as a Phlebotomy Technician preferred (PBT, ASCP). + BLS for Healthcare Providers certification. Experience/Pre-Requisites: + Minimum one year experience in phlebotomy. + Must possess excellent organizational and public relations skills. + Able to communicate effectively with physicians, patients, and staff. + Due to the legal exposure of testing, confidentiality and accuracy in processing specimens, and reporting results, it is critical no errors be made in handling laboratory specimens. Professionalism/Growth & Development: + Attend staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned. + Participate in continuing education opportunities as available. Physical Demands: * For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description. (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.) **Job** Laboratory **Primary Location** NEBRASKA-NEBRASKA CITY-NEBRASKA CITY MEDICAL CLINIC **Daily Schedule** Days **Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period** 44 **Weekends Required** Every Other **Req ID:** 2017-R0134478
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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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