Phlebotomist Outreach FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/2/2022


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Phlebotomist Lab Assistant AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962 
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time, Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Receives, identifies, accessions, processes, and transports specimens in house and to offsite locations
  • Ensures work space is maintained in a safe, aseptic, and organized manner 
  • May be required to perform phlebotomy functions for all age groups
  • Fulfills clerical duties, including answering phones, data entry, and document filing
  • Batching and processes specimens and performs record keeping duties, as required by department
  • Cleaning and disinfection of selected or assigned laboratory equipment and spaces
  • Performs materials management duties, such as maintaining supply inventories and transporting equipment/supplies
  • Ability to draw and collect blood samples from patients, verify records, and prepare specimens for laboratory analyses
  • Ability to implement aseptic technique principles
  • Up-to-date knowledge of blood collector equipment, anticoagulants, special precautions, and interferences
  • Up-to-date knowledge of laboratory tests and laboratory ordering processes
  • Ability to process laboratory specimens with appropriate use of hospital and laboratory information systems
  • Ability to evaluate collected specimens for volume, collection containers, and related measures
  • Ability to accession specimens, evaluate samples for proper submission, and document issues
  • Ability to track and restock inventory, as appropriate
  • Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Performs other duties as assigned

What You Will Need:

  • Phlebotomy skills; SPR
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Computer skills
  • High School Diploma of Equivalent
  • No Previous Experience is Required

Job Summary:

Laboratory Assistant is responsible for collecting (with the exception of microbiology & pathology positions), processing & prioritizing large volumes of blood, body fluids, tissues and other substances for laboratory testing.  Requires continuous communication via computer, phone, fax and mail to maintain effective working relationships with other hospital departs, system facilities and external customers. Customer service skills continuously exercised. He/She is required to perform multiple clerical tasks related to specimen collection & processing requiring meticulous attention to detail.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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