Trinity Health Phlebotomist - Oak Brook in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
The phlebotomist uses approved techniques to collect quality biological samples for laboratory testing from all patient populations (pediatric through geriatric); and performs electrocardiograms (EKG's) for cardiology interpretation, all while focusing on the needs of the patient and exemplifying the service excellence goals of care, concern, respect and cooperation.
Obtains blood specimens by skin puncture or venipuncture using appropriate technique, which maintains the quality integrity of the specimen to ensure valid test results. Correctly performs and transmits electrocardiograms for interpretation. Maintains a safe, neat & orderly work environment.
Communicates effectively and respectfully with patients and family members to meet their needs during phlebotomy and EKG procedures. Correctly identifies patients prior to phlebotomy. Provides
clear instructions to patients for patient collected (non-blood)specimens. Consistently maintains patient confidentiality.
Correctly releases tests ordered by physicians in EPIC using order release guidelines and/or accurately enters test orders from manual requisitions. Accurately enters phlebotomy and EKG charges.
Maintains awareness of and adheres to all regulatory requirements (CLIA, CAP, IDPH, Joint Commission, etc.)
Participates in departmental quality improvement activities as directed by supervisor/manager. Utilizes time and resources effectively to promote quality, cost-effective outcomes.
Work consists of duties involving several related sequential steps, processes or methods. Duties require consideration of factors and conditions that are apparent and readily verifiable. (Ex. Occupational Therapy Asst, Echo Tech, LPN, Clerk, Secretary)
Work has moderate impact on a specific area. Substantial impact on student or patient well-being, comfort or convenience. (Ex. LPN, Accounts Payable Clerk, Admin Asst, Supervisor)
III. Position Requirements:
Required:High School Diploma plus training acquired through work experience or education
Required:Less than one year of previous job-related experience
Preferred:1-2 years of previous job-related experience
Basic Life Support (CPR)
Laboratory - Certified Phlebotomy Technician (ASCP, NCA, others)
Job Number: 00120045
Location: Oakbrook Terrace, IL
Organization Name: Loyola University Medical Center
Facility: LUHS-Oakbrook Terrace Medical Center
Employment Type: Full time