Southern Illinois Healthcare

LAB PHLEBOTOMIST

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/18/2020 10:54 AM)
Requisition ID
2020-5358
Job Locations
US-IL-Carbondale
Category
Service & Skilled Worker
Position Type
Full Time
Shift
Evening/Night Rotation
Weekend Requirement
Weekends as required
Department
Laboratory

Overview

Responsible for collecting and processing patient specimens for the diagnosis and treatment of disease under the supervision of a Medical Technician, Medical Technologist, Section Supervisor, Clinical Laboratory Manager, or Medical Director.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Safety
    • Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety.
  • Record Keeping
    • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required.
  • Process Improvement
    • Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.
    • Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams as needed
  • Role Specific Responsibilities
    • Analyzes lab specimens
    • Register outpatients and/or specimens received from outside customers, as necessary.
    • Handle and distribute all laboratory reports according to current guidelines.
    • Assists with reception and front office duties as necessary.
    • Properly identify and label all specimens according to hospital and laboratory policy.
    • Responsible for the collection and processing of specimens
    • Presents to all patients and customers (internal and external) as a professional, with respect to appearance and demeanor.
    • Floats within the laboratory when the workload indicates including reception and clinical laboratory
    • Maintains equipment and stocking of supplies
    • Prepare specimens for send out to reference laboratory (DCL, Quest, etc.)
    • Performs the duties of the Laboratory/Pathology Representative and Front Office Staff.
    • LEAD – Oversees and assigns daily activities of the Phlebotomist in the Manager’s absence.
    • LEAD – Provides input on staff evaluations as requested.
    • LEAD - Demonstrates ability to perform basic requirements of all positions and can act in a back-up role when necessary.
    • LEAD - Assists with staff communication, training and follow-up
    • LEAD – Demonstrates ability to adjust work assignments to meet needs of department

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Current Illinois Drivers License for Outreach

 

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