Fairview Health Services Mobile Phlebotomist in St. Paul, Minnesota

Overview

Provides patient specimen collection to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing while maintaining patient dignity, comfort and confidentiality.

Responsibilities/Job Description

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

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

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

  • Ensures that correct patient ID is carried out through all stages of sample collection and processing

  • Assesses, identifies and addresses the special needs of pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients. Utilizes appropriate phlebotomy equipment per patient type and difficulty

  • Performs specimen processing to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing (where applicable)

  • Performs computer and clerical functions accurately to ensure accurate test ordering and reporting of patient results

  • Communicates errors to immediate supervisor or designee and completes appropriate section on Quality Event forms when errors are found

  • Performs and documents maintenance and troubleshooting procedures on laboratory equipment

Qualifications

Required:

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

  • Valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with auto insurance, and Motor Vehicle Report that meets underwriting guidelines

Preferred:

  • Certified Phlebotomist (PBT) through American Society for Clinical Pathology

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2018-21618

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Laboratory

Location St Joseph's Hospital

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks 48

Department Lab - Outreach