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Trinity Health Phlebotomist - Lab - Full Time - Days in Mason City, Iowa

Employment Type:

Full time

Shift:

Day Shift

Description:

Position Purpose:

With excellent customer service skills, the phlebotomist collects blood and urine. When needed, the phlebotomist also performs point-of-care laboratory tests.

What you will Do:

  • Following established standard work practices and using established safety precautions, collects blood specimens utilizing the appropriate venipuncture, capillary fingerstick, heelstick or port draw techniques with patients of all age groups including neonates, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics and assists nursing colleagues with line draws.

  • Can accurately collect and label blood culture specimens.

  • Collects chain-of-custody urines for drugs of abuse testing and blood for legal alcohol collections, performs rapid drug kit testing, routine therapeutic phlebotomies, point of care testing, breath testing, completes annual competencies, and administers appropriate glucose solution for gestational glucose and glucose tolerance testing.

  • Accurately identifies patients prior to collection of specimens using two patient identifiers, and then accurately labels the specimens in the presence of the patient as established by laboratory policy.

  • Maintains the inventory of supplies for all draw locations, trays and carts. Phlebotomy carts are stocked to established levels at the end of each shift.

  • Be able to consult with the technical colleagues whenever workload exceeds the capacity of the phlebotomy team, complications or difficulty arises in collection of a specimen from a patient.

Hours/Schedule:

Full Time, Day Shift working Monday - Friday (4:30am - 12:45pm). Possible coverage of other shifts, weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma/equivalent or higher, required.

  • Graduate of a Medical Assistant Program or medical training is preferred.

  • Completion of a Phlebotomy Technician Certification program is preferred.

  • Must have excellent customer service skills Ability to make sound, independent decisions.

  • Must provide proof of Basic Life Support (BLS Provider, American Heart Association; or American Red Cross, Professional Rescuer-LIVE class only) via current card prior to employment or within 60 days of hire and maintains current status.

  • Completes Mandatory Reporting: Child and Dependent Adult Abuse requirement within 6 months of hire and renews this requirement every 3 years.

Motor Vehicle:

X Mercy Vehicle

  • If required to operate Mercy vehicle, will need to have proof of and maintain valid driver's license on file with Human Resources.

Position Highlights and Benefits

  • MercyOne Nurses Rock Scholarship - loan repayment for ADN or BSN

  • Education Assistance offered

  • Effective Day 1 Benefit Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, and more) for positions 16 hours per week or greater

  • Competitive wages; including weekend and night differentials

  • Generous paid time off program

  • Retirement Savings program with employer match starting on Day 1

Ministry/Facility Information:

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center provides expert health care to 15 counties.

MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/northiowa/find-a-location/location-results) is a 342 bed, regional referral teaching hospital in Mason City, Iowa. MercyOne New Hampton Medical Center (https://www.mercyone.org/location/mercyone-new-hampton-medical-center-1) is an 11 bed, rural access hospital in New Hampton, Iowa. Our service area spans 15 counties across northern Iowa and southern Minnesota. We serve a population over 260,000.

With more than 3,000 colleagues and a medical staff of almost 500 physicians and allied health professionals, MercyOne North Iowa Medical Center is the largest employer in the region.

MercyOne Medical Group – North Iowa is part of Iowa’s largest multispecialty clinic systems. In north Iowa, our clinics are made up of more than 25 primary care, pediatric, internal medicine and specialty clinics.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

EOE including disability/veteran

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