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Providence Health & Services Phlebotomist II - Phlebotomy in Olympia, Washington

Description:

Providence is calling a Phlebotomist (Per Diem, Evening Shift) to work at Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia, WA.

A Phlebotomist II is responsible for clinical laboratory duties reception and telephone duties & proficient operation laboratory equipment including HIS/LIS systems; specimen handling: receiving and processing; prep & shipping of lab specimens for at Reference Laboratories; specimen/patient registration; phlebotomy - collection of blood samples by venipuncture or capillary stick; therapeutic blood collection; swab collection of specific Micro samples (per competency); assignment to OP Lab locations; training new staff as assigned.

In this position you will:

  • Performs reception and telephone duties

  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English.

  • Explains steps, requirements, and procedures to customers.

  • Facilitates communications and refers complex calls to appropriate staff.

  • Responds appropriately according to age-related needs and considerations.

  • Ability to handle and process multiple specimen drops (i.e.) Courier Drops, Health Care Professional Drops, Tube Station Specimen Drops.

  • Able to manage Pneumatic Tube Station and differentiate between STAT and Routine Drops.

  • Able to handle multiple external specimen drops from various clinical locations

  • Ability to register specimens/patient data in both the HIS and LIS systems with accuracy and timeliness.

  • Ability to deliver all specimens types to various clinical areas of Laboratory with accuracy and timeliness

Qualifications:

Required qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Sufficient education to read & understand instructions

  • Completion of a Phlebotomy course (including completion of a 4 week internship in Phlebotomy in a clinical laboratory setting)

  • Active Medical Assistant-Phlebotomy certification from the Washington State Department of Health, which includes the 7 hours of Blood Borne Pathogens training

  • 3 months of experience as a phlebotomist and/or completion of a Phlebotomy program.

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence St. Peter Hospital is a 390-bed, not-for-profit regional teaching hospital. Located in Olympia, WA, St. Peter offers comprehensive rehabilitation, medical, surgical and behavioral health services. We have been ranked as one of the top 100 hospitals and as one of 10 premier healthcare employers in the nation and have recently achieved the coveted Magnet®" recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center®. Our hospital rests on a 173-acre campus, much of which includes natural forest and preserved wetlands that maintain a healing environment for patients and staff.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Evening

Job Category: Medical Technologist

Location: Washington-Olympia

Req ID: 237031

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