INTERNAL LAKELAND ASSOCIATES - Please apply through Workday. External careers site is for Non Lakeland Associates only
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Location:St. Joseph, MI
Department:1017050 Laboratory - St. Joseph
Shift:Variable (United States of America)
Hours:Variable Shift Job Summary
Under direction of site management performs basic and advanced phlebotomy procedures including venipuncture and capillary collections; specialized procedures; EKGs.• Utilizing standard venipuncture techniques, appropriate blood specimens are collected by adhering to correct collection and transport protocol including positive patient identification. • Performs specialized blood collection procedures such as capillary collections, blood cultures, paternity testing and glucose tolerance tests adhering to defined protocols. • Performs EKG testing according to defined protocol. • Performs non-blood specimen collections according to defined collection and transport protocols. • Processes patient specimens according to defined procedures. • Performs patient registration and test ordering according to defined procedures. • Follows all laboratory safety procedures to minimize the risk to self and others; reports gaps and/or recommendations. • May precept and orientate new associates or students in phlebotomy skills or tasks. • Perform 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 or GED (Required)
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: 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.
Basic computer, data entry, typing, filing and organization skills required.
• 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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