ProMedica Health System Phlebotomist - IOP/PSC - Full Time - Days in Columbus, Ohio
Collects products or specimens for basic procedures and performs point-of-care testing using proper techniques.
Follows strict principles of asepsis and antisepsis. Assists in the care of the patient prior to, during and after specimen collection.
Determines, from like samples, combinations of tests and the associated acceptable minimum volumes. Knowledgeable of pre-analytic variables, which may affect specimen analysis. Familiar with test synonyms and abbreviations, and cross-referencing tests to specimen types.
Utilizes laboratory computer information system to include all work aides and shortcuts within the system. Utilizes quality assurance data to enhance the services rendered by the section. Recommends changes in procedures to address quality issues and provide customer satisfaction.
Performs and documents quality control procedures. Utilizes laboratory computer information system.
Maintains established hospital and departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance, safety, environmental and infection control. Complies with requirements of accreditation and regulatory agencies by attending mandatory in-services and continuing laboratory education and participating in continuous quality improvement. Maintains and upgrades personal professional development.
Performs, routinely, difficult specimen collections, such as re-draws and misses.
Maintains appropriate par levels and organizes supplies and equipment in work areas as assigned. Notifies appropriate associate when re-order levels are reached and equipment needs to be repaired.
Assists in the training new associates or students.
As needed performs all pre-analytic tasks associated with sample preparation including, but not limited to, centrifugation, decanting, specimen distribution, and specimen packaging
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. A diploma from an accredited phlebotomy training institute or one year phlebotomy experience. Professional registration preferred.
Experience must be either: 6 months' experience in a high-volume phlebotomy environment, or successful completion of an academic program which included substantial, practical clinical phlebotomy experience (EX: 8+ week clinical student rotation program in a hospital setting)
Must be able to continuously move about department and between workstations.
Must be able to understand directions and be able to communicate and respond to inquiries. Requires effective interpersonal skills.
Must be able to tolerate exposure to disease bearing specimens, blood and body fluids.
Must be able to differentiate colors.
Must be able to input and retrieve information from computer.
Must be able to move, lift or carry materials or equipment weighing up to 50 lbs., up to 10% of the time.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 28 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 56,000 employees, 13 hospitals, 2,100+ physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 900+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and nearly 400 assisted living facilities, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, memory care communities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home health care agencies. Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address social determinants of health. For more information about ProMedica, please visit www.promedica.org/aboutus.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, height, weight, familial or marital status, or genetics.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace
Requisition ID: 49023