Union Hospital Health Group PHLEBOTOMIST-LABORATORY in Terre Haute, Indiana
You belong at Union!
The Lab Services department at Union Health is looking for team members for the Terre Haute campus. We are looking for individuals who are compassionate, fully committed to providing the highest quality health care experience and dedicated to supporting their team who work in a fast-paced environment.
The Lab Services provides services related to lab tests, including specimen collection of the patients, and accessioning, lab tests performed on specimens, recording of lab test results, delivery of lab test results and more. As a member of the Union Health Lab team, you will play an integral role by assuring that services are provided within professional standards and organizational policies to assist patients who lean on the Imaging Services team for answers.
Join us as we provide compassionate service and high-quality care to the Wabash Valley Communities. We are committed to helping you find a role that recognizes your interests, expertise, and talent and helping you achieve your long-term career goals and aspirations. At Union, you’ll experience an inclusive environment in which you are empowered to be your best self every day.
In addition to competitive pay, Union co-workers enjoy:
Part-time and Full-time schedules
Paid Time Off starting day one.
Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 each year.
403b Retirement Employer Match.
Be part of an organization that is dedicated to your work-life balance, career, growth, and development. Union Health, U Matter and U Belong.
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Phlebotomist Job Duties:
Performs blood specimen collection from patients using a variety of techniques and devices for laboratory procedures and tests.
Specimens are collected using approved blood collection devices and may be collected from veins or capillaries (finger and heel sticks).
Specimens are collected from patients ranging in age from newborn to geriatric.
Routine uncomplicated blood draws are to be completed in five minutes or less.
Use sterile swabs to collect specimens for rapid bacterial and viral antigen tests.
Instruct patients in the proper collection of urine specimens for random and timed urine testing.
Use the Laboratory Information System (LIS) to enter and record patient demographics, specimen collection and receipt, process specimens, order tests, print labels and forms, generate reports and transmit results as indicated or directed.
Discuss Advanced Beneficiary Notice (ABN) with patients as it applies to their Medicare insurance coverage.
Prepare and distribute specimens in a timely manner for in-house testing and for referral to reference laboratories according to laboratory policy and procedure. Preparation includes verification of specimen ID and labeling, centrifugation, pour off, storage, routing to other clinic laboratory locations, and packaging and shipping for transport to reference laboratories.
Evaluate specimens collected and received for testing for discrepancies in specimen type and test ordered, collection, appearance, and handling. Reject those samples that are unacceptable according to established laboratory policy.
A high school diploma or equivalent is required. Must be 18 years of age or older.
Phlebotomy certification preferred.
Veni-puncture experience required.
Able to keep nervous patient calm and reassure anyone who is anxious or squeamish about the procedure.
Knowledgeable of various techniques used to collect blood specimens and able to converse with patients to avoid any fear of procedures.
Please note that the salary information provided on the career site for this position opening may not necessarily reflect the accurate compensation associated with the role. We encourage candidates to inquire further and engage in direct communication with Union Health for comprehensive salary details.
As an EOE/AA employer, Union Hospital, Inc. will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.