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Lab Assistant (Phlebotomist) Mercy Health St. Jose

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Warren
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy HealthThis is a unit bargaining position**Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe Lab Assistant performs phlebotomy and specimen collection. They use Lab Information System (LIS) and Hospital Information System (HIS) to conduct functions related to phlebotomy, soft registration of patients, order entry, result look-up and report generation. They process specimens for diagnostic testing and referral testing and sort specimen drop-offs according to insurance. They ensure accurate registration of specimens as needed.Essential Job Functions--- Performs specimen collection procedures--- Processes and sends out specimen and body fluids--- Enters orders--- Performs accessioning, centrifuging, and aliquoting of samples--- Generates reports--- Soft registration of patients--- Provides basic customer service--- Maintains inventory levels and stocks supplies--- Phlebotomist duties may be neededLicensing/CertificationPhlebotomy Certification (preferred)EducationHigh School/GED (required)Work Experience1 year phlebotomy experience (preferred)TrainingBasic phlebotomy training (preferred)Patient PopulationNeonates (0-4 weeks)Infant (1-12 months)Pediatrics (1-12 years)Adolescents (13-17 years)Adults (18-64 years)Geriatrics (65 years and older)Physical RequirementsFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Lifting/ Carrying (0-50 lbs.) XLifting/ Carrying (50-100 lbs.) XPush/ Pull (0-50 lbs.) XPush/ Pull (50-100 lbs.) XStoop, Kneel XCrawling XClimbing XBalance XBending XWork PositionFrequency 0% 1-33% 34-66% 67-100%Sitting XWalking XStanding XWorking ConditionsPeriods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occurMay be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuseMay be exposed to high noise levels and bright lightsMay be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*May have periods of constant interruptionsGeneral office environmentOther: Intermittent exposure to fumes and odors* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control.Additional Physical Requirements/HazardsManual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)Perform shift workManeuver weight of patientsHear alarms/telephone/audio recorderReach above shoulderRepetitive arm/hand movementsFinger DexterityColor VisionAcuity - farAcuity - nearDepth perceptionExposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergentsExposure to moving mechanical partsExposure to dust/fumesExposure to potential electrical shockExposure to x ray/electromagnetic energyExposure to high pitched noisesGaseous risk exposureSkillsActive ListeningAbility to discern the thinking of othersService OrientationVerbal and Written CommunicationProblem SolvingCustomer ServiceCoordinationOrganizationTime ManagementBasic computer skills and data entryCompassionSpecimen CollectionDraws bloodSample analysisPhlebotomy Collection SoftwareMercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plansPrescription drug coverageFlexible spending accountsLife insurance w/AD&DEmployer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligiblePaid time offEducational AssistanceAnd much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusScheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:All (United States of America)Department:Core Laboratory - St. JosephAll applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com

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