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Mercy Medical Center Clinton OUTPATIENT PHLEBOTOMIST - LOC in United States

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

The phlebotomist uses approved techniques to collect quality biological samples for laboratory testing from all patient populations (pediatric through geriatric); and performs electrocardiograms (EKG's) for cardiology interpretation, all while focusing on the needs of the patient and exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation

Obtains blood specimens by skin puncture or venipuncture using

appropriate technique, which maintains the quality integrity of the

specimen to ensure valid test results. Correctly performs and transmits

electrocardiograms for interpretation. Maintains a safe, neat & orderly

work environment.

Communicates effectively and respectfully with patients and family

members to meet their needs during phlebotomy and EKG procedures.

Correctly identifies patients prior to phlebotomy. Provides clear

instructions to patients for patient collected (non-blood)specimens.

Consistently maintains patient confidentiality.

Correctly releases tests ordered by physicians in EPIC using order

release guidelines and/or accurately enters test orders from manual

requisitions. Accurately enters phlebotomy and EKG charges.

Maintains awareness of and adheres to all regulatory requirements

(CLIA, CAP, IDPH, Joint Commission, etc.)

Participates in departmental quality improvement activities as directed

by supervisor/manager. Utilizes time and resources effectively to

promote quality, cost-effective outcomes.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.

Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.

Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.

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