Phlebotomist Specimen Processor
Company: SCL Health
Location: Grand Junction
Posted on: May 6, 2022
You bring your body, mind, heart and spirit to your work as a
Phlebotomist / Specimen Processor.
Your compassion is tangible: patients feel it in the hand they
hold. Families feel it in your prayers. Colleagues feel it in your
Youre equally comfortable with performing inpatient and outpatient
venipunctures, performing data entry, and assisting with reception
Youre great at what you do, but you want to be part of something
even greater. Because you believe that while individuals can be
strong, the right team is invincible.
St. Marys Medical Center is part of SCL Health, a faith-based,
nonprofit healthcare organization that focuses on person-centered
care. Our 346-bed regional medical center is in Grand Junction, one
of the most beautiful places on earth. Our mission is to bring
health and hope to the poor, the vulnerable, our communities and
Benefits are one of the ways we encourage health for you and your
family. Our generous package includes medical, dental and vision
coverage. But health is more than a well-working body: it
encompasses body, mind and social well-being. To that end, weve
launched a Healthy Living program to address your holistic health.
Healthy Living includes financial incentives, digital tools,
tobacco cessation, classes, counseling and paid time off. We also
offer financial wellness tools and retirement planning.
Together well align mission and careers, values and workplace. Well
encourage joy and take pride in our integrity.
Well laugh at each others jokes (even the bad ones). Well hello and
high five. Well celebrate milestones and acknowledge the value of
spirituality in healing.
Were proud of what we know, which includes how much there is to
As a Phlebotomist / Specimen Processer you need to know how
- Perform phlebotomy (venipuncture, fingerstick, heelstick)
according to established procedures. Identify patients using two
patient identifiers. Label specimens and specimen containers
- Determine the correct priority for STAT, Routine, ASAP, etc.
specimen collections. Collect and receive specimens into the
laboratory utilizing computer protocols including processing,
preparation, centrifugation, aliquot and routing of specimens, to
include reference lab. Ensure the timely transport and processing
of all patient specimens for testing.
- File patient lab reports, requisitions charges for the business
office and send reports to outside hospitals and clinics. Post
charges and reconcile invoices. Investigate complex bills, as
needed. Research and resolve any questionable patient orders. Enter
patient demographic data accurately. Maintain required lab records
and logs, collect statistics for reports and other clerical duties
as directed by manager.
- Perform complex specimen set-up. Enter complex orders and
results. Pack and ship infectious materials. Communicate any
special situations related to specimens or testing with all
appropriate staff and management.
- Clean and maintain equipment, centrifuges, and refrigerators.
Record daily temperatures of all refrigerators in the phlebotomy
areas. Order supplies and maintain sufficient inventory to
efficiently operate phlebotomy services. Assist in the training of
new associates and students. Act as a receptionist, greeting
patients and answering phones within the laboratory. Perform
patient registration and test ordering and specimen processing as
- Document and communicate information thoroughly and accurately.
Utilize equipment according to departmental guidelines, maintaining
all equipment as per guidelines. Ensure equipment and supplies are
maintained in appropriate working order. Evaluate and utilize
inventory appropriately, assist with inventory control as
- Maintain a neat and clean work area. Dispose of waste
appropriately. Clean bench areas and equipment. Restock supplies as
appropriate. Maintain the washroom and perform washroom functions
We hire people, not resumes. But we also expect excellence, which
is why we require:
- High School Diploma or equivalent, required
- Current Registered Phlebotomy Technician (RPT) or Phlebotomy
Technician (PBT) ASCP certification, preferred
- At least six (6) months of laboratory experience, preferred
Your next move.
Now that you know more about being a Phlebotomist / Specimen
Processor on our team we hope youll join us. At SCL Health youll
reaffirm every day how much you love this work, and why you were
called to it in the first place.
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