Fairview Health Services Specimen Processor/Phlebotomist in St. Paul, Minnesota

Overview

Performs accurate and timely entry of laboratory test requests. Operates the laboratory computer system and executes the computer job stream. Performs accurate and timely collection and/or processing of specimens in the section assigned.

This is a part-time, benefits eligible opportunity (0.8 FTE, 64 hrs/ pay period) to work days during the week (primarily 8:30am but need flexiblity to start between 4am and 9am) and four out of 12 weekends working overnight and on-call.

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Maintains knowledge of, and complies with, all relevant laws, regulations, policies, procedures and standards

  • Actively participates in creating and implementing improvements

  • Performs specimen processing and collection to ensure the accurate and appropriate performance of patient testing while maintaining patient dignity, comfort and confidentiality

  • Reviews, follows and understands established laboratory quality assurance and quality control procedures

  • Answers phones, supports and troubleshoots problems of clients and users

  • Recognizes, investigates and resolves unusual order(s) and test requests

  • Organizes work such that time deadlines are consistently met and is able to adjust work schedule in response to STAT or unusual requests, including expected turnaround times

  • Performs and documents maintenance and troubleshooting procedures on laboratory equipment

Qualifications

Required:

  • Trade or vocational certification in Phlebotomy or equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred:

  • Previous phlebotomy experience

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Fairview Health Services (fairview.org) is an award-winning, nonprofit health system providing exceptional care across the full spectrum of health care services. Joined by HealthEast in June 2017, Fairview is one of the most comprehensive and geographically accessible systems in the state, with 12 hospitals—including an academic medical center and long-term care hospital—serving the greater Twin Cities metro area and north-central Minnesota.

Its broad continuum also includes 56 primary care clinics, specialty clinics, senior living communities, retail and specialty pharmacies, pharmacy benefit management services, rehabilitation centers, counseling and home health care services, medical transportation, an integrated provider network and health insurer PreferredOne. In partnership with the University of Minnesota, Fairview’s 32,000 employees and 2,400 affiliated providers embrace innovation to drive a healthier future through healing, discovery and education.

EEO/AA Employer/Vet/DisabledAll qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to any lawfully protected status.

Requisition ID 2019-28569

Profession Clinical/Direct Patient Care (non-nursing/allied Health)

Speciality Laboratory

Location St Joseph's Hospital

Shift day/evening/night

Hours per 2 weeks 64

Department Lab - Office