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Children's Hospital Colorado Phlebotomist I in Aurora, Colorado

Why Work at Children's....Children's Hospital Colorado has defined and delivered pediatric healthcareexcellence for more than 100 years. Founded in 1908, Children's Coloradois a leading pediatric network entirely devoted to the health and well beingof children. Continually recognized as one of the nation's outstandinghospitals by U.S. News .and. World Report, Children's Colorado is known bothfor its nationally and internationally recognized medical, research andeducation programs as well as the full spectrum of everyday care for kidsthroughout Colorado and surrounding states. With more than 1,000 healthcareprofessionals representing the full spectrum of pediatric specialties,Children's Colorado Network of Care includes its main campus, 16Children's Care Centers and more than 400 outreach clinics.A career at Children's Colorado will challenge you, inspire you, andmotivate you to make a difference in the life of a child.Additional InformationDepartment: Outpatient LabHours per week: 40, eligible for benefitsShift: Monday - Friday 930-600; rotating Saturdays 800-1200Job OverviewAccurately collects and handles appropriate patient samples for diagnosis,treatment, and prevention of disease in support of clinical laboratoryoperations.ResponsibilitiesPopulation Specific CareNeonate -Infancy - >30 days to 1yrToddlers - >1yr to 3yrsPre-Schoolers - >3yrs to 5yrsSchool age - >5yrs to 13yrsAdolescent - >13yrs to 18yrsEssential FunctionsAn employee in this position may be called upon to do any or all of thefollowing essential functions. These examples do not include all of thefunctions which the employee may be expected to perform.Procure blood from patients by venipuncture, fingerstick or heelstick toobtain blood samples for analysis following age-specific guidelines.Ensures patient is correctly identified through the hospital registrationsystem, accounts numbers are current and correct tests are ordered; checksrequisitions for data entry errors and resolves questionable orders in atimely manner.Accurately prepares specimens for distribution and analysis according tolaboratory procedures.Creates hospital registration encounters.Responds in a timely manner to patient/customer needs, including promptattention to pneumatic tubes, customer deliveries, patient wait times andphone calls.Performs laboratory functions according to guidelines established byregulatory agencies, including familiarization with regulations and qualityindicators.Performs reagent, inventory and general maintenance, as required.May perform waived testing according to guidelines and documents qualitycontrol appropriately.Other InformationSCOPE AND LEVELGuidelines: Developmental, standard, or intermediate level. Guidelinesare generally numerous, well established, and directly applicable to thework assignment. Work assignment and desired results are explained by generaloral or written instructions.Complexity: Performs routine and/or basic tasks common to the field.Procedures, methods, and techniques to be used are well established withoptions to be considered well defined. Tools, work aids, and materials tobe used are specified.Decision Making: Decisions or recommendations on non-standardized situationsare limited to relating organizational policies to specific cases. Brings nonroutine issues to supervisor. Problems that are not covered by guidelines orthat are without precedent are taken up with the supervisor.Communications: Contacts with team members, clients or the public wherefactual information relative to the organization or its functions arereceived, relayed, or a service rendered according to establishedprocedures or instructions. Supervision Received: Under normal supervision, within a standardizedwork situation, the employee performs duties common to the line of workwithout close supervision or detailed instruction. Work product is subject tocontinual review.QualificationsEDUCATION - High School Diploma or equivalentEQUIVALENCY - MA or EMT training may be ac