Company: CHI Saint Joseph East
Posted on: June 25, 2022
Saint Joseph East is a 217-bed full-service community hospital
located in the rapidly growing southeastern section of Lexington
Kentucky. We provide care for patients in Fayette and surrounding
counties. At Saint Joseph East ambulatory surgery 24-hour emergency
care and women's health services are supported through a vast array
of inpatient and outpatient program. Additional specialty services
include Heart Care Breast Care Sleep Care and Weight Loss Surgery.
CHI Saint Joseph Health supports 5000 active employees 8 hospitals
specialty clinics and a Medical Group with more than 200 locations
across Central and Eastern KY. CommonSpirit Health was formed by
the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity
Health in 2019. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is
committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who
are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can
happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.
JOB SUMMARY / PURPOSEPerforms blood collections from patients and
assumes responsibility for safety and comfort of patients,
following established standards and practices. Provides direct
patient care to patients of all ages. Works in the Front Office
performing all necessary duties associated with dispatching the
phlebotomists, answering the phones, ordering lab tests in the
computer, checking the Order Monitor Log, receiving specimens into
the Lab, delivering specimens to the various sections of the Lab
and any other duties associated with Front Office responsibilities.
Also responsible for receiving specimens into the Lab from the tube
system when needed and other processing duties as assigned.
-ESSENTIAL KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES1. Dispatches and tracks Support
Assistants in an efficient manner.2. Demonstrates appropriate
knowledge and skills related to routine venipuncture and other
specimen collection techniques.3. Demonstrates appropriate
knowledge and skills related to specimen collection for blood bank
transfusion purposes.4. Appropriately identifies patients according
to procedure being performed.5. Demonstrates appropriate knowledge
and skills related to pre-analytical phase of testing. Prepares
specimensfor analysis in assigned section(s).6. Documents and
appropriately follows up on specimen integrity issues. Communicates
with Dispatch to facilitate recollect, if required.7. Demonstrates
a working knowledge of the utilization of hospital and laboratory
information systems to which the associate has access.8. Complies
with all policies regarding the operation and security of the
laboratory's information system assets.9. Other duties as assigned
by management.10. Maintains specimen collection area and equipment
to ensure productive use of central11. Contributes to and
participate in Phlebotomy education.12. Follows infection control
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSRequired Education for Staff Job Levels- High
school diploma or equivalent education.Required Licensure and
Certifications- Basic Life Support (BLS) through the American Heart
Association required by time of hire.Required Minimum Knowledge,
Skills and Abilities- Phlebotomy, specimen collection skills.
Adequate conversationalEnglish is required in order that the
individual be able to take direction from management, understand
how to complete job tasks, communicate adequately with patients and
co-workers as necessary, understand and follow safety guidelines,
and organizational policies. Critical thinking and troubleshooting
skills. Hospital and laboratory information systems. -PREFERRED
QualificationsPrevious experience in a healthcare setting and
knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office is preferred.
Certification from nationally accredited agency.
Keywords: CHI Saint Joseph East, Lexington , Phlebotomist, Healthcare , Lexington, Kentucky
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