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Phlebotomist-Technical (Full Time, AM Shift) Good Samaritan Hospital

Company: Advocate Christ Medical Center
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Phlebotomist-Technical (Full Time, AM Shift) Good Samaritan Hospital Job ID: R34099 Shift: 1st Full/Part Time: Full_timeLocation: 3815 Highland Ave Downers Grove, IL 60515Benefits Eligible: Yes Hours Per Week: 40Phlebotomist- Technical Full Time Days, 8 hour shifts Rotating start times: 4am, 4:30am, 5am, and 5:30am Rotating weekends and holidays Good Samaritan Hospital Purpose:To collect quality blood specimens from patients, to perform EKG testing (site specific), and to perform limited laboratory analysis in all clinical areas in a manner that is technically appropriate, cost effective and patient focused, according to approved departmental policies and procedures.Position Requirements:

  • Phlebotomy certification: PBT (ASCP)/NAP/ACA/NHA/AMT/NCCT NCMA certification also accepted. EKG certification if applicable within 1 year of hire.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 1-2 years previous patient care delivery experience.
  • Previous laboratory experience in specimen handling and simple test performance.
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and day of the week, including holidays.
  • Ability to rotate to other ACL site.
  • Endurance for long periods of standing, bending, and walking carrying phlebotomy equipment throughout hospital.
  • Exposure to contagious diseases, potentially biohazardous specimen and materials.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. Accountabilities:
    • Daily Operations: Collects laboratory specimens to include blood, throat and nasal cultures, urine, urine drug screen and invasive nasopharyngeal swab collections, from patients of all ages in accordance with accepted laboratory standards, policies and procedures (operational and safety) in order to ensure optimal specimen integrity and accurate test results.
    • Maintains competency in phlebotomy skills and assists in the orientation and training of newly hired phlebotomists and processing personnel.
    • Triages and processes specimen efficiently and accurately according to policy and procedure (site specific).
    • Performs EKG testing ensuring accurate results from computerized electrocardiograms and rhythm strips are provided for Cardiologist interpretation (site specific).
    • Performs limited laboratory test analyses, under general supervision in all areas of the lab as needed.
    • Provider Involvement

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