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Ascension Health Phlebotomist Clerk / Ascension Allegan Hospital / PT Rotating / 32 Hours Weekly in Allegan, Michigan

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Phlebotomist Clerk - General Lab Anc 001 - Part-Time Rotating, 32 Hours Weekly - Ascension Allegan Hospital - Allegan, MI

Shift could vary upon the schedule. Laboratory outpatient draw room open 7am-6pm M-F, 7-12noon Saturday.

Why Join Ascension?

In Michigan, Ascension operates 16 hospitals and hundreds of related healthcare facilities that together employ over 20,000 associates. Across the state, Ascension Michigan is working together to help bring patients more resources and better care. Ascension Michigan is also committed to its community; it provided over $272 million in community benefit and care of persons living in poverty in FY2018. Ascension Michigan is dedicated to spiritually centered, holistic care which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, with special attention to persons living in poverty and those most vulnerable. In FY2019, Ascension provided $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

Ascension includes more than 150,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers. The national health system operates more than 2,600 sites of care – including 150 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 20 states and the District of Columbia, while providing a variety of services including clinical and network services, venture capital investing, investment management, biomedical engineering, facilities management, risk management, and contracting through Ascension’s own group purchasing organization.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Michigan, you will have the opportunity to perform techniques related to blood procurement and performs the clerical and receptionist duties related to departmental operations.

Responsibilities:

  • Collects blood from patients utilizing approved venipuncture techniques.

  • Collects blood using micro-techniques when indicated.

  • Assist other phlebotomist when patient restraint is indicated.

  • assists and instructs patients for the collection of urine and feces.

  • Reviews the physician order for accuracy and completeness when ordering.

  • Orders tests according to the physician's written order.

  • Maintains files such as the standing order file according to policy and procedure.

  • Distributes reports when necessary.

  • Assist with logging and filing the histology and cytology reports.

  • Answers the phone in a professional manner, making every effort to answer within three rings and respond and/or direct the call accordingly.

  • Orders and maintains an adequate supply of specimen collection materials and forms related to specimen collection. Including but not limited to; draw trays, phlebotomy room, main lab.

  • Picks up specimens from Allegan Professional Building according to the daily schedule.

  • Collects blood from external patients as needed including Extended Care Facility residents and home bound patients.

  • Provides courier service to physicians and extended care facility when asked.

  • Assist in specimen processing including spin down and ordering reference testing when needed.

  • Assist the phlebotomist supervisor, medical technologist and laboratory manager with day to day operations as needed and appropriate.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.

Work Experience:

  • Phlebotomy experience preferred. Laboratory operations experience is a plus.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Borgess Health is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the nondiscrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, age, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, disability, veteran or marital status.

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

REQNUMBER: 425819-1A

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