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Company: Lakeland Health
Location: Saint Joseph, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech

Description

INTERNAL LAKELAND ASSOCIATES -  Please apply through Workday. External careers site is for Non Lakeland Associates only

Benefit eligible positions are those listed with 20 hours per week or more.

Job Details

Location:

St. Joseph, MI

Department:

1017050 Laboratory - St. Joseph

Status:

Full time

Shift:

Evening (United States of America)

Hours:

1:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., with every other weekend/holiday Job Summary

Under direction of site management performs basic phlebotomy procedures including venipuncture and capillary collections; specialized procedures; EKGs; basic specimen processing and registration functions.

Full time 1st shift (0500-1330) working every other weekend and holiday

• Utilizing standard venipuncture techniques, appropriate blood specimens are collected by adhering to correct collection and transport protocol including positive patient identification. • Perform specialized blood collection procedures such as capillary collections, blood cultures, nursing home collections, homebound collections, legal alcohol collections and glucose tolerance tests adhering to defined protocols. • Perform EKG testing according to defined protocol at appropriate locations. • Performs non-blood specimen collections including drug screen and breath alcohol collections according to defined collection and transportation protocol. • Process patient specimens according to defined procedures, including advanced registration, order entry and processing of specialized specimens. • Provide assistance to technical staff. Job assignments may include glassware cleaning, loading and unloading analyzers, adding on testing, sorting specimens, receiving inpatient, ER and OR specimens, answering phone calls. • Teach and orient new associates or students in phlebotomy and laboratory assistant skills or tasks. • Follow all laboratory safety and appropriate isolation procedures to minimize the risk to self and others; report gaps and escalate as necessary. • Performs other duties as assigned. • Committed to the continuous improvement of the patient experience which includes patient safety, quality of care and excellent service. Adhere to the organization's published values. Requirements

Education:

High School / GED / Math And Reading Assessment (Required)

Certifications:

Phlebotomy - Certification

Skills:

Additional Job Details

Physical Requirements:

Continuously: Lifting/exerting force: 0-10 lbs., Use of hands to grasp/handle/feel, Vision, Vision-color, Hearing, Speaking,
Frequently: Standing, Walking, Lifting/exerting force: 11-25 lbs.
Occasionally: Sitting, Lifting/exerting force: 26-51 lbs., Stoop/kneel/crouch/crawl, Bending, Squatting, Climb/balance, Operating a motor vehicle• Skills: Basic computer, data entry, typing, filing and organization skills required.
Other:
• Communication skills with emphasis on professional impression and grammatical expression.
• Detail-oriented, emphasizes accuracy.
• Ability to handle workload in stress filled environment without producing errors.
• Tolerance for tedium/repetition.
• Must be able to perform a variety of basic skills according to patient care need and apply skills for the care role.
• Must demonstrate the ability to organize, prioritize and manage time.
• Work as a team member sharing information on workload and problems, help co-workers as needed; escalates issues when appropriate.

• Abilities: Ability to work extended hours beyond normal work schedule to include, but not limited to, evenings, weekends, extended shifts and/or extra shifts, various locations, sometimes on short notice.
• Environmental Conditions: Potential exposure to fumes, dust, gases, and odors. Frequent changes in temperature may occur. Possibility of exposure to communicable diseases.

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