Is responsible to the designated supervisor and performs routine venipuncture in a safe, accurate and professional manner on and off campus as scheduled Processes daily collections and distribution of laboratory specimens. Prepares and processes paperwork associated with specimens. Receives orders for laboratory tests and follows through with accuracy. Responsible for accurate, immediate reporting of test results; identifying, troubleshooting and resolving problems; instrument maintenance; documentation of problems, and following safe laboratory practices. Provides customer service through contact with clients, physicians, and allied health staff. Serves as primary laboratory representative to the patient and physician office staff. May be called upon to transport reports and specimens for Acuity Diagnostics. Responsible for completing all assigned work with accuracy and promptly on schedule in a manner consistent with Laboratory and Hospital Standards, Policies, and Procedures.
Phlebotomy Certificate or equivalent
High school diploma
One year of clinical experience desired.
Ability to perform the essential functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others. Ability to comply with all Good Shepherd policies and procedures that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. Ability to effectively communicate with patients and provide competent care as appropriate to the ages of patients served by this position.
CHRISTUS HEALTH is an international Catholic, faith-based, not-for-profit health system comprised of almost more than 600 services and facilities, including more than 60 hospitals and long-term care facilities, 350 clinics and outpatient centers, and dozens of other health ministries and ventures. CHRISTUS operates in 6 U.S. states, Colombia, Chile and 6 states in Mexico. To support our health care ministry, CHRISTUS Health employs approximately 45,000 Associates and has more than 15,000 physicians on medical staffs who provide care and support for patients. CHRISTUS Health is listed among the top ten largest Catholic health systems in the United States.