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Company: Banner Health
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

Primary City/State:

Loveland, Colorado

Department Name:

Lab-Ref Lab

Work Shift:

Day

Job Category:

Lab

Primary Location Starting Range:

$13.67/hr - $17.09/hr

In accordance with Colorado's EPEWA Equal Pay Transparency Rules.

Find your path in health care. Banner Health is committed to not only providing the finest care possible, but to advancing the way care is provided. To achieve our vision, we seek out professionals who embrace change and who possess the passion and skills to make it happen. Apply today.

Horizon Laboratory is Banner Health's outpatient service organization for Northern and Eastern Colorado comprised of 10 blood collection or specimen drop off sites in Fort Collins, Windsor, Greeley, Loveland, Sterling and Fort Morgan.  We are the proud recipient of the COLA excellence award.  Horizon Labs is committed to patients being a team member for their own care, therefore Horizon Labs provides one of the largest direct access testing menu in the Northern Colorado area. 

We provide excellent work schedules to our staff that allows for a strong work/life balance.  Lab results provide 70% of all decisions for physician to determine a patients care need.  With our multiple sites in specialty and family practice clinics we provide our staff with extensive learning and career growth opportunities. This position is part-time working 20 hours per week  and you will work every 5th weekend.  Starting pay rate for this position is $13.67 up to $20.50/hour based on experience and education.

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life.

Horizon Laboratory is committed to providing convenient, high-quality out-patient laboratory services at several locations in Loveland and Greeley, Colorado with plans to expand these locations. Our highly trained staff consists of more than 140 laboratory personnel including business associates, medical technologists, phlebotomists, and lab assistants dedicated to providing timely information essential to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Horizon Laboratory is a licensed Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments facility.

POSITION SUMMARY
This position is responsible for the collection and receipt of biological specimens, proper entry into the computer system, preparation of samples for analytical testing, and/or distribution of these specimens to the proper analytical area. This includes responsibility for pre and post aspects of analytical testing. This position will also perform specified analytical testing as assigned. This position may perform duties associated with blood donor registration services.

CORE FUNCTIONS
1. Performs specimen collection and patient preparation, ensuring correct patient and specimen identification and specimen integrity by using appropriate techniques as required. Aliquots and labels specimens according to established departmental procedures and practices, delivers specimens to the technical area in a timely manner and / or performs initial processing and preparation of samples for transport.

2. Verifies patient demographics, insurance, and diagnostic test information, and accurately enters data into appropriate systems to ensure accurate documentation and billing.

3. Focuses on quality by assuring that all work performed is accurate and complete. Initiates computer generated reports as required for patient reporting and quality assurance monitoring. Completes documents legibly and accurately per site protocol. Maintains familiarity with departmental procedures. Uses appropriate documentation to record communications.

4. Maintains laboratory equipment. Maintains clean, safe work environment and makes appropriate reagents/bleach. Performs other technical support functions as determined by the department. Trouble shoots routine problems within their area of responsibility.

5. Assists with inventory management and ordering of supplies. Recognizes and provides input towards opportunities for improvements in financial performance, to decrease costs, improve productivity, and improve service.

6. May perform assigned patient testing, including, but not limited, to EEG, EKG, spirometry and pulse oximetry. May perform collections for drug and alcohol screening, following chain of custody protocols.

7. May be assigned daily oversight of staff workflow, operations, financial activities, and safety and policy standards.

8. Primary contact is with patients, under the direction of the provider and/or clinical supervisor. Internal customers: employees within the organization. External customers: patients and family members, physicians, physician office staff, and other healthcare professionals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. A current license in state practiced as required by state law.

May be required to possess a valid driver's license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

Must be able to communicate effectively in both oral and written formats.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
Phlebotomy certification. Previous experience of at least six months in a clinical laboratory setting or completion of phlebotomy school.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


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