Intermountain Healthcare Phlebotomist I - Utah Valley Hospital - PRN in Provo, Utah

Job ID:221969
Greater Provo area

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Job Description

The Phlebotomist I is responsible to collect patient specimens for medical diagnostic testing.

Essential Job Duties

  • 1. Performs sample collection that may include:

  • a. Venipuncture (Evacuated systems, Syringe, Winged Collection sets)

  • b. Capillary Puncture (Finger, Heel)
  • c. Blood Culture Collections
  • d. Throat and/or Nasal Swabs
  • 2. Properly identifies patients and correctly labels samples.
  • 3. Appropriately instructs patients and family members on sample collections.
  • 4. Identifies opportunities for continuous process improvement and executes project conception, data collection and implementation.
  • 5. May perform moderately complex testing or administer Skin Test (TB).
  • 6. Performs basic phlebotomy computer functions effectively and appropriately for assigned responsibilities.
  • 7. Responsible for pickup and delivery of specimens throughout the facility.
  • 8. May be responsible for patient registration.
  • 9. May prepare and process samples for testing (including aliquoting, centrifugation, tracking).
  • 10. May provide appropriate training to new staff.
  • 11. May help maintain supply room inventory, notifying supervisor when supplies are low.

Posting Specifics

  • Entry Rate: $13.68
  • PRN - No guaranteed hours/shifts. Varying shifts that include: Saturdays and Sundays 0400-0800, Friday 0300-1130, other 8 hour shifts as needed days and afternoons.
  • Not Benefits Eligible

Minimum Requirements

  • Basic Life Support certification (BLS) for healthcare providers.
  • High School diploma or GED in compliance with CLIA regulations.
  • Ability to work in a team environment under stressful situations.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts that may include weekends, holidays and nights.

Physical Requirements

  • Interact with patients, patients' family, patient care providers, and others requiring the employee to verbally communicate information, as well as understand spoken information.
  • Operate computers and complex and delicate lab equipment with precision and accuracy requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.
  • See and read lab equipment, labels, monitors, and documents.
  • Walk while transporting phlebotomy equipment cart.
  • Remain standing for long periods of time to perform work.
  • Adjust body, including bending, to perform phlebotomy work.

Preferred Requirements

  • Six months of phlebotomy experience OR Phlebotomy training as approved by Manager/Supervisor.

Please Note

All positions subject to close without notice. Intermountain Healthcare prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran status, disability and/or genetic information.

Additional Details:

Working Hours 0

Primary Work Location Utah Valley Hospital

Expertise Laboratory

Job Type On-Call / PRN

Location US-UT-Provo