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Phlebotomist Specimen Processor at SCL Health in Wheat Ridge, Colorado

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Part Time

Job Description:

You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a Certified Phlebotomist / Specimen Processor
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they hold
Families feel it in your prayers
Colleagues feel it in your support
You re equally comfortable with performing inpatient and outpatient venipunctures, performing data entry, and assisting with reception desk responsibilities
You re great at what you do, but you want to be part of something even greater
Because you believe that while individuals can be strong, the right team is invincible
Lutheran Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based, nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered care
Our 249-bed community-based hospital provides comprehensive, specialty care to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and each other
Dating back to 1905, we are proud of the rich history and inspiring mission our hospital has embodied for over 110 years
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your family
Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision coverage
But health is more than a well-working body: it encompasses body, mind and social well-being
To that end, we ve launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools, tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off
We also offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning
Together we ll align mission and careers, values and workplace
We ll encourage joy and take pride in our integrity
We ll laugh at each other s jokes (even the bad ones)
We ll hello and high five
We ll celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of spirituality in healing
We re proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to learn
Your day
As a Certified Phlebotomist / Specimen Processer you need to know how to: Perform phlebotomy (venipuncture, fingerstick, heelstick) according to established procedures
Identify patients using two patient identifiers
Label specimens and specimen containers accurately
Determine the correct priority for STAT, Routine, ASAP, etc
specimen collections
Collect and receive specimens into the laboratory utilizing computer protocols including processing, preparation, centrifugation, aliquot and routing of specimens, to include reference lab
Ensure the timely transport and processing of all patient specimens for testing
File patient lab reports, requisitions charges for the business office and send reports to outside hospitals and clinics
Post charges and reconcile invoices
Investigate complex bills, as needed
Research and resolve any questionable patient orders
Enter patient demographic data accurately
Maintain required lab records and logs, collect statistics for reports and other clerical duties as directed by manager
Perform complex specimen set-up
Enter complex orders and results
Pack and ship infectious materials
Communicate any special situations related to specimens or testing with all appropriate staff and management
Clean and maintain equipment, centrifuges, and refrigerators
Record daily temperatures of all refrigerators in the phlebotomy areas
Order supplies and maintain sufficient inventory to efficiently operate phlebotomy services
Assist in the training of new associates and students
Act as a receptionist, greeting patients and answering phones within the laboratory
Perform patient registration and test ordering and specimen processing as appropriate
Document and communicate information thoroughly and accurately
Utilize equipment according to departmental guidelines, maintaining all equipment as per guidelines
Ensure equipment and supplies are maintained in appropriate working order
Evaluate and utilize inventory appropriately, assist with inventory control as needed
Maintain a neat and clean work area
Dispose of waste appropriately
Clean bench areas and equipment
Restock supplies as appropriate
Maintain the washroom and perform washroom functions as appropriate
Your experience
We hire people, not resumes
But we also expect excellence, which is why we require: High School Diploma or equivalent, required Current Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT) or Phlebotomy Technician (PBT) ASCP certification, required At least six (6) months of laboratory experience, preferred Your next move
Now that you know more about being a Certified Phlebotomist / Specimen Processor on our team we hope you ll join us
At SCL Health you ll reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were called to it in the first place

Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities