Phlebotomist (Outpatient) - #242284

Dupage Medical Group


Date: 05/04/2021 17:01 PM

City: Ford Heights, Illinois

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day



DuPage Medical Group is the largest independent, multi-specialty physician group in the Midwest. We offer services in more than 70 specialty areas across 120+ locations. Our team is comprised of more than 750 physicians and 5,000 dynamic individuals who work collaboratively to transform healthcare for the thousands of patients we serve each day.




POSITION DETAILS:


  • Full-Time, 40 hours per week
  • Monday- Friday; Must be willing to work various shifts in between 7:00am-7:00pm.
  • Every Other Saturday Required from 7:00am-12:00pm.
  • Must be willing to support various locations, including Oak Lawn, Blue Island, and/or Tinley Park.





SUMMARY:



Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Director, Manager or Supervisor, the Phlebotomist I performs Laboratory procedures in Phlebotomy and other Specimen Collections, Specimen Processing and/or any other General duties, as necessary, under the direction of a licensed laboratory supervisor. The Phlebotomist I presents a professional, courteous and respectful demeanor when engaging with patients, co-workers, other staff and general public.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:



Depending on Practice Site Requirements, not all duties listed may be performed. However, it is expected MOST duties will be performed. Travel to other sites may be required.



  • Perform phlebotomy on adult and pediatric patients by vascular access (venipuncture) or capillary collection (finger stick) using aseptic protocols, accurate patient identification and proper labeling procedures.
  • Monitor phone and voice mail messages, as necessary
  • Monitor collection supply inventory and order supplies as necessary
  • Receive patients professionally and courteously utilizing AIDET and positive patient experience tools
  • Perform specimen centrifugation, processing, prepping for reference lab transportation, storage and retrieval
  • Utilize computer skills to accurately access patient/testing information, as necessary
  • Produce patient demographic sheet and prepare additional paperwork to accompany specimens, as necessary
  • Maintain a clean patient and working environment.
  • Perform other assigned duties, as needed.



KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:




  • Service Orientation:
    Anticipating, recognizing and meeting the needs of patients and clinicians in a courteous timely manner.

  • Oral Communication:
    Listening openly and clearly conveying messages and information.

  • Written Communication and Comprehension:
    Writing clearly using professional grammar, symbols and medical terminology. Able to decipher and comprehend writings and documentation of others.

  • Team Work:
    Working effectively and respectfully with others to enhance positive patient experiences and accomplish goals and objectives. Willingly offering assistance to others.

  • Attention to Detail/High Level of Accuracy:
    Approaching job carefully and methodically to ensure all steps are covered.

  • Able to Prioritize and Multi-task:
    Properly prioritizing work/assignments on a daily basis. Able to change priorities while still maintaining efficiency as circumstances dictate.

  • Able to Perform Collections, Processing:
    Demonstrating appropriate and accurate techniques and abilities to perform daily tasks.


EDUCATION and / or CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:



  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • National Phlebotomy Certification or qualified to sit for phlebotomy certification exam preferred


EXPERIENCE:



  • Prior experience as a Phlebotomist OR an equivalent combination of graduation from a certified phlebotomy school coupled with work experience in a healthcare field preferred.
  • Moderate knowledge of medical terminology, excellent verbal and written communication skills preferred.

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