Sanford Health Phlebotomist 0.9 - Lab in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Job Title: Phlebotomist 0.9 | Lab | Thief River Falls

City: Thief River Falls

State: Minnesota

Department : CORE LAB

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: Other

JOB SUMMARY

Uses equipment to collect samples of blood and other fluids from patients; explains procedures to patients and collects information from them in a professional manner. Collects and manages samples of blood and specimens from patients; ensures patient safety during the sample collection process. Records and documents patient information accurately. Follows all standard procedures and safety regulations; deploys asepsis techniques during phlebotomy procedures. Communicates with patients, collecting their health information and answering their questions regarding phlebotomy procedures.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

Adheres to established internal standards and procedures abstracted from Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Follows pre-established patient safety guidelines. Identifies quality and safety issues regarding medical specimen collection and processing. Identifies standards and procedures associated with medical specimen collection and processing. Listens and responds to safety inquiries from the patient and/or family. Maintains cleanliness or sterilization of self and objects in order to prevent infections. Participates in collecting and processing specimens (e.g. blood) according to test requests. Understands the importance of documenting patient health information.

QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of a formal phlebotomy program, phlebotomy experience, and experience in a laboratory-related field preferred. May be required to have Basic Life Support (BLS) certification. High school diploma or General Educational Development Diploma (GED) required.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing.

Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve.

We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth.

We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases.

We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community,

across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities.

We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Thief River Falls

State: Minnesota

Job Function: Clinical Support

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req21035