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Location: US-OR-Portland Req ID: 2020-6300 Position Category: Laboratory Position Type: Regular Full-Time Job Type: AFSCME union represented Department: HC Lab - Phlebotomy Salary Range: $18.34 - $24.80 per hour Schedule: Rotating 2 Week Schedule Hours: 2330-0800 HR Mission: Healthcare
Schedule: Night Shift (1130 PM to 0800AM)
Week 1: Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun.
Week 2: Mon, Tue, Wed, Sun
Function/Duties of Position
The purpose of this position is to provide adult and pediatric phlebotomy service to the inpatients served by the OHSU Hospital and Clinics and Doernbecher Children's Hospital. This person works closely with the Phlebotomy team and other inpatient departments to ensure immediate, courteous, and comprehensive responses to requests for service, or concerns about specimens and related matters. This person maintains a professional and customer service oriented focus at all times.
This position will serve the OHSU Hospital and Clinics and Doernbecher Children's Hospital. Positions in the laboratory and environs may require working flexible schedules, including nights weekends and holidays; working at multiple laboratory or hospital sites; traveling between units and sites by stairs, elevator, tram, shuttle or other means; exposure to blood and body fluids, chemical hazards; working in a sometimes noisy and crowded environment; wearing gloves and other Personal Protective Equipment for long periods of time; experiencing occasional temperature control fluctuations in buildings.
High school diploma or equivalent and completion of phlebotomy training program including significant time spent in a clinical rotation or 3 months of recent (within the last 12 months) phlebotomy experience in a clinical laboratory. Certification as ASCP (PBT), NHA (CPT), RPT (AMT) or equivalent required, or must be completed in the first year of employment.; OR
One year of college level psychology, communications, or science course work plus 1 year of dedicated phlebotomy experience/training in a clinical laboratory. Certification as ASCP (PBT), NHA (CPT), RPT (AMT) or equivalent required, or must be completed in the first year of employment.
Strong customer service skills
Ability to interact with a variety of clients including doctors, nurses, laboratory staff and patients, and maintain a customer service focus at all times
Ability to initiate procedures and policies to improve work flow and work accuracy in Phlebotomy
Ability to follow written and oral instructions accurately
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Skills in dealing with high volume fast paced environment, with sometimes difficult public contact
Ability to work independently within established guidelines, to communicate and work effectively within a group
Ability to carry and lift up to 40 lbs.
Ability to stand for 4-8 hours continuously, depending on the tasks assigned
Ability to sustain frequent and sometimes prolonged bending, reaching, pushing, pulling, and carrying as required for assigned tasks
Ability to utilize simple and complicated laboratory equipment and computers
Ability to utilize multi-line phones, pagers, Voceras, Rovers, and office equipment
Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation
Phlebotomy skills and knowledge
Experience with a Laboratory Information System and Hospital Information System