Providence Laboratory Aid I in Missoula, Montana
Providence is calling a Laboratory Aid I ( Clinical Laboratory Services , Days, 1.0 FTE) to St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana. 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:
Promote the mission, vision, and values of the organization. Promote the HRO culture of the organization.
Policies and procedures are followed during specimen collection and are performed in a courteous, caring manner consistent with the values of St Patrick Hospital.
Assure that specimens are transported to the correct area in a timely and professional manner.
Ensure that any specimen that arrives in the laboratory does not go unattended.
Identify patient by wristband.
Notify appropriate personnel of problems related to specimen collection or testing.
Utilize a collaborative interdisciplinary approach to ensure that testing is completed at the appropriate time to meet clinical needs.
Keep leadership apprised of problems, workflow and other relevant issues.
Clean laboratory dishware, phlebotomy tray and other areas of the laboratory as needed.
Assist with monitoring inventory.
Properly labels specimens and receives them in the computer including all pertinent information.
Provide accurate answers to questions from physicians, nurses and other professionals in a timely manner.
Use computer efficiently including ordering of tests and printing and reviewing unreceived specimen report.
Verify that all work is completed in a timely manner.
Provide training of new employees and other hospital staff.
Follow standard precautions at all times.
Prioritize STAT, timed, routine testing.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
High School diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED)
Less than one year experience as a phlebotomist and/or completion of a Phlebotomy program
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence St. Patrick Hospital in Missoula, Montana has more than 250 licensed beds and serves patients from 17 counties. We have been recognized as a Thomson Reuters Top 100 Hospital and among many other awards, have earned the Premier Award for Quality award repeatedly. Missoula is halfway between Yellowstone and Glacier National Park. It is a university city of 65,000, surrounded by big sky, scenic mountains, forests and renowned rivers.
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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: 280996