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Providence Health & Services Phlebotomist in Hood River, Oregon

Description:

Providence is calling a Phlebotomist - Clinical Laboratory (0.8 FTE, Variable) to Providence Hood River Memorial Hospital in Hood River, OR.

This position will primarily work 8-hour shifts and start times for the shifts will vary between 5:30am - 11:30am. You will also be a part of the weekend rotation with other team members.

We are seeking a Phlebotomist - Clinical Laboratory that will obtain accurate and reliable blood and body fluid specimens from properly identified adult and/or pediatric patients. Identifies phlebotomy difficulties, defines appropriate solutions and coordinates resources. Maintains outstanding relationships with client and technical staff.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Use sterile collection technique in handling collection devices, preparing skin, and in procuring sample(s) for analysis

  • Assure proper preservative/anticoagulant is used for collection

  • Provide positive patient identification and labels samples accurately and completely to assure patient demographics, safety, and quality assurance standards are met

  • Enter laboratory testing into the laboratory computer system and promptly delivers specimens to the appropriate testing area

  • Receive, prioritize and schedule requests for laboratory work

  • Provide the necessary instruction for preparation of patients when indicated by test requested

  • Maintain adequate supplies for work area; coordinates receipt and delivery of supply requests

  • Limit number of patient phlebotomies and volume collected by recognition and anticipation of current and future orders

  • Project positive, professional public relations image, maintains excellent rapport with internal and external clients (including Emergency Services, clinics, physician offices, urgent care, surgery and nursing units) and participates in client development and retention

  • Receive phone calls, accurately relays test results or test status, answers basic questions, refers/transfers calls to technical staff, and takes messages for department personnel

  • Consider the age or developmental needs of the patient when providing care

  • Attends continuing education seminars and department meetings for further understanding of departmental procedures and changes

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • One (1) year phlebotomy experience in a similar hospital setting

Preferred qualification for this position includes:

  • Coursework/Training: Graduate of college accredited phlebotomy certified program -OR- equivalent educational experience

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Oregon-Hood River

Req ID: 261531

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