UnityPoint Health

Laboratory Assistant/Phlebotomist

Requisition ID
2022-111343
Category
Laboratory
Location
US-IA-Muscatine
Address
1518 Mulberry Ave
Affiliate
6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity
City
Muscatine
Department
Laboratory
State
IA
FTE
0.6
FLSA
Non-Exempt
Scheduled Hours/Shift
second shift 1415-2245, holiday rotation and occasional weekends as needed
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Part Time Benefits

Overview

Inpatient Phlebotomist!

Muscatine, IA

2nd, 2:15pm-10:45pm

Full Time Benefits

 

Hiring immediately! The Laboratory Assistant under general supervision, collects and prepares specimens for analysis or other medical purposes utilizing appropriate equipment based on requirements for specified tests or procedures; verifies identity of patient; accurately labels, stores, distributes specimen for processing.  Interacts successfully with patients.  Maintains cooperative working relationship with medical and laboratory staff with focus on quality patient care. 

 

 

COVID-19 and Flu Vaccination Requirement: It is required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 and Influenza. Exemption requests based on medical or religious reasons may be submitted, but must be approved for active employment. 

 

Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.

 

Visit us at UnityPoint.org/careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org

Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Collects blood via venipuncture and capillary. Ensures specimen requirements are met at time of collection and maintains sample integrity.  Accurately labels specimens.
  • Performs duties assigned and documents on appropriate checklist.
  • Performs EKG’s
  • Enters orders and receives specimens into Laboratory Information System.
  • Performs registration functions as required.
  • Responsible for inventory and restocking designated areas.
  • Assists in orientation and training of new employees.

Qualifications

Education: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Certified Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist, preferred

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to read and communicate effectively.  Maintains skill level completing verification, competency, and/or proficiency documentation as required.. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and other departments.  Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, and functions under stressful situations.  Completes laboratory departmental competency testing as assigned and in a timely manner.  Attends all mandatory meetings.

 

Lifting Requirements: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.  Requires walking or standing to a significant degree, pushing or pulling arm or leg controls or maintaining a production rate pace.  Light work requires physical exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work.

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