Centura Health Phlebotomy Service Tech - Porter Adventist - Part-Time - Nights in Denver, Colorado

Located in central Denver’s historic Washington Park residential neighborhood, associates at Porter Adventist Hospital enjoy beautiful surroundings, leading technology, outstanding leadership and easy access to everything great central Denver has to offer. As a full-service Magnet® designated, 368-bed acute-care referral center specializing in cancer care, joint replacement, spinal care, advanced robotic surgery and organ transplantation, Porter Adventist Hospital treats some of the region’s most complex medical cases and surgery patients. Our Heart and Vascular Institute is the first and only program in Colorado to receive full Heart Failure Accreditation status from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. We have also received numerous awards and honors including: The Healthgrades Patient Safety Excellence Award (2014); top 50th orthopedic program ranking by U.S. News & World Report with high performing honors in eight specialties (2014); an “A” rating from the Leapfrog Group for Patient Safety (2014), as well as many others. The Porter tradition of blending science and spirit began more than 75 years ago by Denver businessman Henry Porter with his generous donation after he experienced care at a Seventh Day Adventist Facility in CA and sought to bring that same philosophy of care to Denver. If you are ready for a career where the work you do truly transcends the walls of a hospital, we invite you to learn more at: http://www.porterhospital.org/

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 92464_

_Recruiter Contact:_ Andrew Ross andrewross@centura.org

_Clinic/Department:_* 2266 CLS PORTER SPECIMEN MGMT *

_Hospital:_* CENTURA CLINICAL LABS *

_Schedule:_ Part-time

_Shift:_ Nights

The Phlebotomy Services Tech is responsible for collection and processing of blood samples and other specimens as defined by site. Provides a high level of customer service for lab inquiries, test requirements, and other laboratory information.

_Minimum Education Requirements_

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Completion of a phlebotomy program preferred

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

  • 6 months Phlebotomy work experience preferred

_License/Certifications_

  • Phlebotomy certification preferred

_Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an * )_

  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment.*

  • Follows laboratory, hospital, and regulatory agency policies, procedures, and guidelines.*

  • Performs venous, capillary, urine drug screen, swab collection or other specimen collection as defined by site.*

  • Ensures quality collection of specimens including appropriate sample container, sample volume, collection, priority, and sample identification.*

  • Provides accurate collection information to care givers and patients.*

  • Resolves unusual test orders by following up with care giver, reference lab, pathology, referring to lab leadership when appropriate.*

  • Consistently complies and reviews LIS reports to ensure all samples are collected and processed in appropriate time frame.*

  • Ensures appropriate collections supplies are utilized, stocked and are within expiration date.*

  • Actively participates in new associate and student training and orientation.*

  • Participates in shift to shift communication to ensure continuity of laboratory operations and patient care.*

  • May be required to participate in laboratory and/or hospital projects, teams, or committees.*

  • Attends department, laboratory, and hospital meetings and forums.*

  • Acknowledges receipt of blood in laboratory information system.*

  • Receives specimens, assesses priority, assures appropriate specimen identification and appropriate specimen type. May include ordering and processing of hospital registered and outreach patients.*

  • Centrifuges, aliquots, and distributes samples to appropriate testing area. May also include loading samples on to various analyzers as defined by site.*

  • Prepares samples for off-site testing to include assessing appropriate sample type, container, and temperature.

  • Completes relates paperwork and/or computer documentation.*

  • Packages samples for courier transport of off-site testing locations.*

  • Participates in detecting and documenting occurrences that deviate from defined procedures.*

  • Acts as a steward of finances through appropriate uses of supplies, materials, and productive activities.*

  • Adheres to assigned schedule while responding to work load demands and staffing needs by maintaining flexibility.*

  • Recognizes and provides input for opportunities to improve supply management, lab workflow, and cost containment.*

  • Responds to customer inquiries for laboratory results, test requirements, and other laboratory information.*

  • Accesses patient test results and determines the status of patient testing using the laboratory information system as requested.*

  • Consistently monitors Centura email account and provides timely response and actions when appropriate.*

  • Maintains inter- and intra-department relations by appropriate communication, teamwork, and cooperation.*

  • Handles and resolves customer complaints in a timely manner, referring when appropriate.*

  • Handles biometric screenings for Centura Health Wellness Program. Screenings entail performing height, weight and blood pressure tasks.

_Physical Requirements_

  • Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.