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Banner Health Phlebotomy Tech I Hosp - Evenings in Glendale, Arizona

Primary City/State:

Glendale, Arizona

Department Name:

Procurement-BTMC

Work Shift:

Evening

Job Category:

Phlebotomy

Our hospital phlebotomists are responsible for collecting and processing patient biological specimens, including: blood, sputum, stool, urine, and saliva, etc. As the initiator of the diagnostic process at Banner Health inpatient facilities, phlebotomists are the laboratory’s direct link to and primary resource for patient care. As a hospital Phlebotomist, you will work in an inpatient hospital environment, covering all patient floors, working with all patient ages. The phlebotomist is the “face of the laboratory” and is responsible for quality specimen collection and processing as well as focused patient care. Our hospital phlebotomists help drive the patient experience for Banner and for the laboratory’s reputation as a whole.

So, what does a Hospital Phlebotomist do?

  • Makes rounds to all hospital floors collecting specimens from patients in varying degrees of acuity.

  • Works in a high volume, fast-paced environment.

  • Works a rotating schedule, including week days, weekends, and holidays.

  • Complies with all policies and procedures with an emphasis on safety and proper patient identification.

  • May push a cart or carry a tray to each patient’s room for collection.

  • Demonstrates excellent venipuncture skill and technique with every patient experience.

  • Fields incoming customer service inquiries via phone, fax, or email.

  • Assists with inventory, maintenance and any other tasks to ensure an efficient and patient focused workflow.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position may be located within a Hospital facility, Patient Service Center, IOP, or Long Term Care Department. This position is responsible for the collection and receipt of biological specimens into the department, their proper entry into the company’s computer system, the preparation of samples for analytical testing and/or the distribution of these specimens to the proper analytical area. This includes responsibility for pre and post aspects of analytical testing. This position will also perform specified analytical testing as assigned. Follows the guidelines of the Code of Conduct.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum age requirement of 18.

  • Must be a high school graduate, or have achieved equivalency through the GED exam.

  • Good reading, writing and math abilities are required.

  • Good organizational skills are also required.

  • Basic knowledge of department resource materials.

  • Previous experience of at least six months in a clinical laboratory setting.

  • Phlebotomy positions may substitute completion of a phlebotomy school for experience.

  • Basic computer skills required.

  • Position may require ADHS Fingerprinting Certification or the ability to obtain fingerprint certification.

  • Long Term Care and Float positions must possess a valid driver’s license and be eligible for coverage under the company auto insurance policy.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) is a plus

  • Knowledge of medical terminology

DATE APPROVED 05/05/2017

Banner Health is one of the largest, nonprofit health care systems in the country and the leading nonprofit provider of hospital services in all the communities we serve. Throughout our network of hospitals, primary care health centers, research centers, labs, physician practices and more, our skilled and compassionate professionals use the latest technology to make health care easier, so life can be better. The many locations, career opportunities, and benefits offered at Banner Health help to make the Banner Journey unique and fulfilling for every employee.

EOE/Female/Minority/Disability/Veterans Banner Health supports a drug-free work environment. https://www.bannerhealth.com/careers/eeo

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