Phlebotomist I MERCY-Lab FT Job Listing at Alegent Health in Council Bluffs, IA (Job ID alegenthealth-46835&SiteId=1&PostingSeq=1)

Alegent Health

Location: Council Bluffs, IA
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
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Number of Jobs: 1
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Description
Alegent Creighton Health is the largest not-for-profit, faith-based healthcare provider in Nebraska and southwest Iowa with 11 acute care hospitals, a specialty spine hospital, freestanding inpatient psychiatric and skilled nursing facilities and more than 100 Alegent Creighton Clinic locations. As the primary teaching partner of Creighton University’s health sciences schools, Alegent Creighton Health and Alegent Creighton Clinic are committed to teaching the health professionals of the future.

Our commitment to our patients and their families is high, but the return on that commitment is even higher. We are committed to our employees by ensuring we hire individuals who also believe in enriching the lives of those we serve. If this sounds like you - apply today and join the Alegent Creighton Health team! We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Phlebotomist I

5:00am-130pm, weekends and holidays required

Obtains blood specimens by capillary puncture or venipuncture using appropriate technique.

Correctly identifies patient per written protocol and properly labels specimens accurately and completely, while maintaining the integrity of the specimen in relation to the test being performed.

Exercises judgment in determining work priority. Interacts with nursing units to ascertain critical priorities and verify discrepancies.
Disposes of contaminated lab supplies and handles all lab specimens regarding potential health hazards according to written procedures.

Receives laboratory specimens, orders tests, processes specimens using the centrifuge and distributes specimens to appropriate testing areas communicating special instructions.

Performs general duties as required: answering phones, monitoring the pneumatic tube, ordering and distributing supplies, cleaning work areas, taking refrigerator temperatures, printing and distributing results etc.

Experience

Preferred:

Six months previous phlebotomy experience, science background, customer service experience.

Education/Licensure

Required:

High school diploma
Preferred:

High School diploma or GED.

Phlebotomy certification or completion of a phlebotomy course.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Ability to use general clerical equipment, telephones, and computers is required.

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