Phlebotomy Coordinator 8/20/2020
University of Kansas Hospital
Kansas City, KS
JOB DESCRIPTIONAPPLY Days - Full-Time
The University of Kansas Health System Phlebotomy Coordinator is a position within the clinical laboratory that provides daily support to Phlebotomists with regard to laboratory policies, procedures, and operations. The Phlebotomy Coordinator will be expected to model exemplary behavior supportive of our team-based patient-focused culture. The Phlebotomy Coordinator will strive to improve the patient continuity of care by closely monitoring daily activities including planning, coordinating staff, and managing call-ins to ensure adequate coverage for patient collections at multiple locations. A more complete list is included under Job Responsibilities. The Phlebotomy Coordinator will be required to document problems and provide information for quality improvement. This position will have operational oversight of all duties assigned to the phlebotomists and assist Leadership with communication regarding department updates and changes. The Coordinator will be required to effectively and respectfully handle interpersonal conflicts among staff in a timely manner and recognize when to escalate an issue to the Supervisor/Manager.
The Phlebotomy Coordinator must be highly organized and efficient in record keeping for staff competency, training and scheduling. This position requires the ability to multitask in an environment that allows changes and interruptions while maintaining composure and focus. The person in this position must be able to respectfully and professionally communicate patient and staff issues in a factual manner that promotes resolution of the problem. In an outpatient service center, this person will act as the laboratory representative and liaison between the clinic and the laboratory. Must maintain up to date knowledge and proficiency with both the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and the Hospital Information System (HIS).
* High school diploma or equivalent required
* ASCP certification required. Must be completed within 6 months of hire or promotion.
* 2 years of experience with advanced level of skill in adult and pediatric phlebotomy
* Bachelors, Associates degree in life sciences, chemistry, or math
* MLT (ASCP)
* Ideally, 2 years of experience in Phlebotomy Departments at TUKHS
* Previous supervisory or lead tech experience preferred.
We are an equal employment opportunity employer without regard to a person s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, ancestry, age (40 or older), disability, veteran status or genetic information.