Mercy Medical Center Clinton Phlebotomy Technician in Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center - Boise, Idaho
Expected Weekly Hours:
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Under the general direction of the supervisor, the phlebotomist collects blood samples, correctly identifies patients, transports specimens and performs all related clerical and computer functions.
Job Description Details:
Skills, Knowledge, Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Phlebotomy certification preferred.
Experience in phlebotomy in a hospital setting preferred.
Meets Health System's Guiding Behaviors and Caring Standards including interpersonal communication and professional conduct expectations.
Demonstrates knowledge and skills to competently care for all assigned age groups (Neonate, Child, Adolescent, Adult, Geriatric as applicable).
Revenue Management: ensures the accuracy of documenting services and supplies provided to the patients.
Obtains blood specimens on in-patients and out-patients by venipuncture, arterial puncture, skin puncture, and/or heel puncture on infants using established technique and maintaining the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test performed.
Assesses condition of patient, obtains appropriate assistance, and uses related judgment in selection of suitable phlebotomy site. Provides care of the puncture site.
Instructs patient in proper collection and preservation of urine samples.
Adheres to rigid accuracy in using names and numbers for identifying patients.
Performs batch and timed drawings on nursing floors as required. Responds to all STAT requests, including Code Blue, disaster, and trauma situations.
Establishes priorities for specimen collection.
Prepares and maintains trays for specimen procurement.
Performs any quality control of phlebotomy equipment to ensure proper operation. Distributes samples to appropriate testing areas in a timely manner.
Part Time (28 hours a week)
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