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UnityPoint Health Phlebotomist I-Laboratory in Dubuque, Iowa

We are looking for a part-time Phlebotomist to join our lab department. Work hours will be 2nd shift, 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm, for 24 hours per pay period, and as needed. There is a holiday and a every 3rd weekend rotation.

The phlebotomist plays an important role in the lab. The phlebotomist is the face of the lab interacting with patients and nursing personnel with the primary responsibility of collecting venous and capillary blood samples from patients of all ages and assuring these samples get to the testing labs in a timely manner.

Why UnityPoint Health? 

  • Commitment to our Team – We’ve been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker’s Healthcare for our commitment to our team members. 

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve. 

  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in. 

  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation. 

  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience. 

  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. 

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Exceptional Care Delivery

  • Greets everyone with a pleasant and professional manner, using patient experience best practice guidelines (AIDET, 5/10 Rule and No-Point, etc).

  • Identifies patients and samples using two patient identifiers, always labeling samples in the presence of the patient.

  • Performs venous and capillary blood collections for patients of all ages within specified safety parameters, timelines and pace (7 phlebotomies per hour).

  • Assists with sample receiving and delivery of specimens to testing areas.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of computer programs for patient identification, order, and sample tracking.

  • Utilizes supply items in a cost effective manner, recognizing when to reorder, and assisting with unpacking and/or restocking items.

  • Achieves basic understanding of lab tests to answer patient questions in an easy to understand way.

Committed Team

  • Prioritizes work in the best interest of the patient, sharing the work with team members.

  • Assists with training new employees and students, being helpful and supportive in their teaching.

  • Demonstrates knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately.

  • Attends department huddles, staff meetings and other required training.

  • Checks emails regularly for huddle minutes and important communications relevant to assignment.


  • High School graduate or equivalent.


  • Prefer one (1) year of hospital clinical experience or demonstrated clinical efficiency.

Requisition ID: 2022-114135

Street: 350 N Grandview Ave

Name: 2020 UnityPoint Health Finley Hospital

Name: Laboratory

FTE (Numeric Only; Ex. 0.01): .30

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: 2nd shift, 1:00 pm - 9:30 pm, for 24 hours per pay period. There is a holiday and a every 3rd weekend rotation.

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