Phlebotomist 9/9/2016

SCL Health Miles City, MT

Company
SCL Health
Job Classification
Part Time
Company Ref #
16006712
AJE Ref #
576126529
Location
Miles City, MT
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
High School Diploma or GED

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Holy Rosary Healthcare is part of SCL Health System, a faith-based, nonprofit health care organization.

Interested in making a difference? Then check us out. Our rich heritage and mission, and our focus on health care delivery that values person-centered care excellence and accountability are a winning combination as we bring health and hope to our patients.

Fast Facts

* Miles City, Mont. (estab. 1910)
* Regions largest integrated healthcare provider & private employer

* 500 associates, volunteers & medical staff members

* 25-bed acute care critical access hospital, physician clinics & senior living

Services & Expertise

* Family Health & Wellness

* Womens Health

* Imaging & Ancillary Services

* Therapy Services

* Senior Living

* Surgery & Emergency Center

Holy Rosary Healthcare is eastern Montanas healthcare destination providing person-centered care. We are People Healing People through the communities we serve, especially the poor and vulnerable.


Visit: www.holyrosaryhealthcare.org

Works under close supervision to obtain blood samples used in diagnostic testing.

* Verifies patients identification and obtains specimens of patient blood for diagnostic testing by means of venipuncture or skin puncture methodology utilizing a syringe, lancet or other approved technique.

* Calms and reassures patients who are anxious or apprehensive about having blood specimen withdrawn, explains to patient why specimen is needed in order to elicit cooperation.

* Prepares blood samples obtained for diagnostic testing in laboratory by adding type and quantity of preservative or anti-coagulant specified for test procedures requested.

* Fixes blood specimen on glass slide by utilizing edge of another glass slide to smear a drop of blood across its surface for the purpose of microscopic examination by other personnel.

* Carries or otherwise forwards all blood specimens drawn to appropriate laboratory for analysis.

* Receives, accessions, and processes patient specimens (including centrifuging, making primary inoculations of media, preparing and staining of smears and/or plates, and operating semi and fully automated equipment).

* Records and transcribes laboratory test results from lab reports and worksheets into a permanent log. Routes laboratory reports to patients ward, as needed.

* Performs other duties as assigned.

The information above is for summary purposes, and is not intended to be a comprehensive list of essential functions.

* High School diploma or equivalent, required

* Phlebotomy training, required

* Six months of experience in blood-drawing techniques, preferred

* Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, required

* One (1) year of experience in a hospital setting, preferred