Posted on May 4, 2021 by CHI St. Vincent Health
CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U. S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U. S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
1. Skilled in all types of specimen collection.
2. Cordial to patients, families of patients, and other members of the health care team.
3. Follows laboratory procedures related to phlebotomy and specimen processing.
4. Organizes and prioritizes workload to meet the quality standards of the laboratory.
5. Assesses the special needs of patients.
6. Performs venipuncture, capillary draws, or special collection procedures.
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. Processes specimens to be sent to the reference laboratory.
15. Trains new employees and instructs students in departmental procedures and theories as assigned.
16. Maintain work area in a neat and organized manner.
17. Communicate technical issues to co-workers, Technical Supervisor, and Director of Laboratory Services as appropriate.
18. Participates in the quality assurance program of the laboratory and the hospital.
19. Understand the use of the Hospital Information System relating to Phlebotomy Services.
20. Comply with safety policies.
21. Understand and comply with the Corporate Responsibility Program.
22. Maintain confidentiality of patient information.
23. Participate in and successfully complete annual competency review. (Required every six months for the first year).
24. Participate in staff meetings and laboratory committees as assigned.
25. Demonstrate ability to evaluate each situation and handle it with the utmost professionalism, dedication, and concern for the health and welfare of others.
26. Perform any other duties that may be assigned.
High School diploma or equivalent
Certification as a Phlebotomy Technician required (PBT, ASCP).
Minimum three years' experience in phlebotomy.
Demonstrates effective leadership in the "phlebotomist in charge" role.
Demonstrates consistent success in performing difficult to collect specimens.
Must possess excellent organizational and public relations skills.
Able to communicate effectively with physicians, patients and staff.
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