Fairview Health Services Specimen Processor/Phlebotomist - St. John's (PT Evenings with Benefits) in Maplewood, Minnesota

Overview

Performs accurate and timely entry of laboratory test requests. Operates the laboratory computer system and executes the computer job stream. Performs accurate and timely collection and/or processing of specimens in the section assigned.

This is a part-time, benefits eligible opportunity to work evenings (1:30-10pm, 2:30-11pm, 1:30-5:30pm, 2-8:30pm), every third weekend (2-10:30pm, 2:30-11pm), and rotating holidays. Schedule is subject to change.

Responsibilities

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

  • Performs specimen processing and collection to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing while maintaining patient dignity, comfort and confidentiality

  • Reviews, follows and understands established laboratory quality assurance and quality control procedures

  • Answers phones, supports and troubleshoots problems of clients and users

  • Recognizes, investigates and resolves unusual order(s) and test requests

  • Organizes work such that time deadlines are consistently met and is able to adjust work schedule in response to STAT or unusual requests, including expected turnaround times

  • Performs and documents maintenance and troubleshooting procedures on laboratory equipment

Qualifications

  • Trade or vocational certification in Phlebotomy or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Previous phlebotomy experience preferred

  • Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task

  • Ability to use a computer and applications that are associated with performing basic work tasks (navigate in Windows, Outlook, etc)

  • Skilled in developing effective rapport with customers, co-workers, or families, actively listening to develop a positive connection

  • Familiar with medical terminology and medical spelling

  • Effective management of projects, deadlines, and work load prioritizing; putting things together in an orderly and functional whole

  • Demonstrates practices that support safety with recognition of variations in populations served, preventing harm to patients, families, employees, and themselves

About HealthEast

At HealthEast, our patients are our neighbors and we are dedicated to their, and our, optimal health and well-being. We are guided by our faith-based heritage, a call to healing that respects the dignity and culture of every person. We empower our patients with user-friendly access to their health information, dependable service, and affordable, high-quality care.

We put new, more efficient models of care into practice, allowing our 7,500 employees and 850 physicians to focus on what’s important: providing compassionate health care that puts the patient and their needs first. With 14 clinics, home care, a medical transportation center, and four hospitals — Bethesda Hospital, St. John’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Woodwinds Health Campus — we provide excellent family health and specialization, including primary, maternity, orthopaedics and post-acute care.

Job ID 2018-10340

Category Laboratory

Contract Status NH

FTE 0.60

Authorized Hours 48

Shift Evenings

HealthEast is an Equal Opportunity Employer. HealthEast will not discriminate in public accommodation, or employment on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, membership or activity in a local commission, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or genetic information.