The Christ Hospital Health Network EKG/Phlebotomy Technician in CINCINNATI, Ohio

Title: EKG & Phlebotomy Technician

Shift: Full-Time, Days

This position will be scheduled approximately 32 hours per week and be located in our Red Bank office, 4460 Red Bank Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45227.

Job Overview: To collect laboratory specimens, following TCH laboratory standards, and record cardiac tracings following TCH Cardiology standards. To complete demographic and financial documentation on all patients following TCH registration standards.

Responsibilities of this position include:

  • Laboratory Specimen Collection Performs venipunctures, finger sticks, heel sticks and IVY bleeding time studies.

  • Has knowledge of various specimen tubes anticoagulants and proper sequence of tubes to be drawn.

  • Follows lab medicine protocol regarding labeling of specimens, delivering in a timely manner, ordering test accurately and verifying ordered tests against specimens collected.

  • Has a thorough understanding of special collection techniques. Uses sterile procedure for blood cultures, butterfly apparatus, etc.

  • Electrocardiograms (ECGs)

  • Performs routine ECGs following Cardiology procedure standard within 5-10 minutes of beginning the procedure.

  • Is able to recognize life threatening arrhythmias and notifies appropriate personnel or physician of the presence of such.

Required Skills and Knowledge: 1-2 years of customer service skills and phlebotomy required. 1-2 years of customer service experience preferred.

Education: High school diploma or GED required. A formal phlebotomy program is preferred.

Other: Must be able to start at 6:00 AM and able to work until at least 6 PM on any weekday and Saturday 8-12. Applicant must be willing to work at other TCH locations occasionally.

There are many ways to define excellence. For us at The Christ Hospital, it’s all about our patients...And making healthcare what they want it to be. Accessible. Personal. Affordable.

Our commitment to exceptional outcomes, affordable care and the finest patient experiences is recognized yearly with numerous awards from leading healthcare organizations and publications. At the top of our list of honors are the 17 consecutive years that we’ve been named to U.S. News & World Report’s list of Best Hospitals and being named the Most Preferred Hospital by the Greater Cincinnati community for 21 consecutive years (National Research Corporation).

What does this mean for you?

GROWTH- opportunities to learn, develop, and impact.

VALUE - a robust employee package that provides you the ability to maintain a healthy work-life balance, competitive compensation, flexible and meaningful benefits, development opportunities so you can be your best self, and a culture of compassion.

PRIDE- from all that we have accomplished in our past, and all that we’re positioned for in the future.

CHALLENGE- we are in one of the most competitive markets in the nation, yet continue to rise to the top through our incredible employees and transformational results. We seek individuals motivated by what it takes to be a part of a winning team.

Named #24 on Forbes 500 America’s Best Employers for 2017, we are transforming care…inspired by you.