UnityPoint Health Phlebotomist in Fort Dodge, Iowa
UnityPoint Health - Fort Dodge
FTE: .90 (Full-time, 36 hours per week)
Shift: Monday - Friday 8 - 12 hour shifts; every 3rd weekend
Serves the Laboratory and the Hospital by providing Laboratory testing personnel with quality blood specimens from patients for use in diagnostic test procedures which aid patient management and treatment.
Maintains logs, records and tracking of specimens and order requests in the Laboratory.
Performs venous and capillary blood collection procedures on inpatients, outpatients, nursing home patients and at community health events.
Labels and distributes specimens to the appropriate areas of the Laboratory.
Maintains current logs, records, inquiries, pending lists as appropriate to the needs of the Laboratory.
Transports specimens throughout the building complex.
Maintains expendable supplies for phlebotomy in the vicinity of their use.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills to provide Laboratory services appropriate to neonatal, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients.
Extremely high degree of accuracy and responsibility required in the performance of this job.
An Academic High School Diploma or equivalent
Formal phlebotomy training in an academic setting or medical assistant training preferred
- None required
- None required
Possess the skills required for proper specimen collection, including patient identification and preparation, labeling, handling, preservation or fixation, processing or preparation, transportation and storage of specimens
Implementing all standard Laboratory policies and procedures that apply to the performance of the job
Effective written and oral communication
Effective organizational and time management skills
Possess a working knowledge of factors that influence test results, e.g., anticoagulants, preservatives, interfering substances (IV fluids), collection times
- Member of the Support Stroke team requiring two hours of annual stroke education.
Requisition ID: 2018-49697
Street: 802 Kenyon Rd
Name: 7020 UnityPoint Health Trinity Regional Medical Ctr
Name: General Laboratory
FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): 0.9
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift: M-F 8 or 12 hour shifts; every 3rd weekend
External Company URL: http://www.unitypoint.org