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Phlebotomist in Marinette, WI at Bay Area Medical Center

Date Posted: 6/18/2018

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Job Description

Location:  Bay Area Medical Center
Requisition Number:  2225
# of Openings:  1
Title:  Phlebotomist
Department:  7660 - Laboratory
Position Type:  AFSCME – Part time
Shift:  7 – Variable
Hours:  Variable
FTE:  0.63
40 hr. waiver required:  No
Is call required:  Yes
Weekend Rotation:  Variable
Removed Internally:  6/18/18

TITLE:                     Phlebotomist                      

Department:            Laboratory
Reports to:             Laboratory Administrative Director 
Supervises:            No one         

Job Summary:
  • Collects and processes specimens from inpatients, outpatients and nursing home patients using proper procedures and universal precautions. 
  • Collects urine specimens for drug testing following established guidelines. 
  • Interacts with patients, laboratory staff, lab client staff, physicians, nursing and other hospital staff.  Is the first line public relations representative of the laboratory.
  • Performs minimal waived and moderately complex testing.
  • Interacts with and collects specimens from patients of all age groups from newborn to geriatric.
Essential Functions:
  • Provides Excellent Customer Service.
  • Participates in process improvement activities in phlebotomy and customer service improvement and service recovery.
  • Performs venipuncture or microcollection procedures on patients with a minimum of discomfort following established identification and labeling policies.  Uses safety collection devices when performing phlebotomy.  May perform therapeutic phlebotomy procedures.
  • Collects urine drug specimens, paternity specimens and legal blood alcohol specimens following protocols established.
  • Assesses physical, emotional and developmental needs of patients so that specimens collected from patients of all ages are appropriate and adequate for laboratory testing.
  • Performs designated computer operations, including accessioning patients and result inquiry.
  •  Works ON-CALL hours and reports to work within 30 minutes of call.
  • Performs waived testing such as Instacup drug testing.
  • Interacts positively with hospital staff, patients and clients to answer questions or explain procedures.
  • May train MLT Students and new employees.  May train personnel in other departments such as nursing to perform phlebotomy procedures in their areas.
  • Attends mandatory inservice training and department meetings and takes personal responsibility for learning through continuing education.
  • May respond to codes, traumas and other emergencies.
Additional Responsibilities:
Additional duties as may be assigned by your supervisor, the section heads or charge technologist.
Qualifications:
  • High School graduate.
  • Recent phlebotomy experience in a clinic or hospital setting OR successful completion of a phlebotomy technical course with 80 hours or more of supervised practical clinical experience OR successful completion of a Medical Assistant program with phlebotomy training OR successful completion of a Certified Nursing Assistant program with phlebotomy training.
  • Must be CPR certified.
  • Must pass a competency examination consisting of written and practical challenges prior to the end of the probationary period (240 hours actually worked).
  • Pass OHS Job Placement Assessment (JPA).
  • Must be able to type 15 WPM.
  • Excellent public relations skills required.
  • Knowledge, skill, interest and ability to perform specimen collection procedures and use the computer in processing specimens.
  • Ability to work and communicate with patients of all age groups in a tactful and professional manner.
  • Must have valid driver’s license in the state of residency.  Must possess and maintain a clean driving record as evidenced with no exclusions listed under insurance contract.
Working Conditions:
Potential exposure to Latex products, blood borne pathogens, hazardous materials, and communicable diseases. 

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