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Catholic Health Initiatives Phlebotomist in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Overview

At CHI Health Mercy Council Bluffs patients are at the heart of our care. Our campus is designed to heal the body mind and spirit of every person in a more comfortable less stressful hospital environment. Our full range of medical services include a new pavilion featuring enhancements in heart and vascular care surgery maternity cancer care and diagnostic imaging.

Responsibilities

$1500 New Hire Bonus!

Analyzing lab testing is pretty complex. We depend on our lab staff to help determine what is happening with our patients. They are a vital key to the diagnosis and treatment of diseases. Our phlebotomists work with our patients to provide the samples needed to see results. Do you love working in a lab setting? Are you someone that enjoys working with people and helping others? Connect with CHI today and start your journey!

Some of what you will do:

  • Obtain 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.

  • Maintains professional attitude with patients visitors hospital staff and fellow employees while assuring the confidentiality of all hospital information. Discusses problems in a professional adult and calm manner.

Qualifications

What you will need:

No experience is necessary! It is preferred to have six months previous experience in phlebotomy and customer service.

Education/Licensure:

Required: High School diploma or GED.

Preferred: Phlebotomy certification or completion of a phlebotomy course.

Pay Range

$14.78 - $20.33 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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