Providence Phlebotomist II in Anchorage, Alaska
Providence is calling a Phlebotomist II (Lab Outreach Admin, Variable , 1.0 FTE) to Providence Alaska Medical Center in Anchorage, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
In this position you will:
SPECIMEN COLLECTION AND HANDLING: Perform bedside testing according to medical center, laboratory and national standards. Collects and labels capillary or venipuncture specimens according to established procedure. Explains collection procedure clearly to patient and properly identifies patient prior to collection. Handles requests for special services, i.e. Codes, STAT and Timed draws, prudently and efficiently. Receives specimens and transports to correct testing area or processing.
DOCUMENTATION AND DATA ENTRY: Obtain complete documentation for the registration process including signatures and related billing information. Understands and adheres to all compliance related procedures. Accurately accessions physician test requests into LIS as needed.
CLIENT RELATIONS: Maintain a clean, professional personal appearance. At all times conducts himself/herself in a professional manner as a representative of PAMC. Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, clients, and the general public. Cooperates closely with Client Services, other laboratory personnel as well as other departments within PAMC. Receives incoming laboratory calls as the backup to Client Services. Assists callers with testing order status, specimen requirements, and other information as able. Directs calls or pages calls to appropriate staff members or pathologists.
COMMUNICATION AND TEAM WORK: Use clear and concise verbal and written communication with staff and the public. Builds effective, supportive relationships with co-workers and laboratory customers. Uses positive interpersonal skills to promote success of team members and promote lab goals. Assists other personnel as needed without being asked. Completes pay records and personnel forms accurately and correctly. Willing to work alternate shifts and areas as needed by the department.
QUALITY CONTROL / QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: Perform quality control, quality improvement, specimen tracking, and maintenance procedures as required for shift responsibilities. Contributes accurate statistics or information to the Lab Services QI processes as requested. Notifies Lead CLA or Supervisor of unacceptable specimens immediately. Volunteers for additional responsibility to assist supervisor.
SAFETY AND EDUCATION: Comply with all Laboratory and PHSA safety policies and procedures. Adheres to hospital biohazard waste program. Maintains clean, well stocked working area and phlebotomy tray. Operates hospital vehicle safely at all times. Maintains a clean DMV record at all times.
PROBLEM SOLVING / CRITICAL THINKING: Use good judgment and common sense in making decisions. Accepts responsibility for decisions and learns from incorrect judgments. Demonstrates creativity to solve problems within scope of responsibility. Refer situations deviating from standard protocol to Lead CLA or supervisor.
MENTOR: Serve as mentor for new employees during their orientation period.
Complete initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.
Required qualifications for this position include:
H.S. Diploma or GED
Phlebotomy certification from NCA, ASCP, NCCT, or other comparable certification
Valid driver’s license
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- Phlebotomy experience
About Providence Alaska Medical Center
Providence Health & Services Alaska is among nation’s best employers for healthy lifestyles! The National Business Group on Health, a non-profit association of large U.S. employers, has honored Providence Alaska for its commitment and dedication to promoting a healthy workplace and encouraging our caregivers (employees) and families to support and maintain healthy lifestyles. Mountain-Pacific Quality Health has awarded Providence Alaska Medical Center with its Quality Achievement Award for high-quality care in the areas of heart attack, heart failure, pneumonia and surgical infection prevention. This is the highest honor awarded by Mountain-Pacific.
As the state’s largest hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center provides full-service, comprehensive care to all Alaskans, a role unmatched by any other in the state. Within our community, you will find top notch ski resorts, kayaking, and wildlife. Enjoying the outdoors is just one of many reasons to live in and explore Alaska!
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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.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. 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.
Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support
Req ID: 279710