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Phlebotomist (Lab Assistant) - Full Time - Days (5:00am - 1:00pm)

Company: Citizens Medical Center
Location: Victoria
Posted on: June 18, 2022

Job Description:

COMPANY PROFILECitizens Medical Center is a not-for-profit, community hospital known for compassionate patient care, clinical expertise, and bringing advanced medical services to the South Texas region since 1956. Today, Citizens is a 317-bed acute care hospital with over 1,200 employees. Voted "Best of the Best" hospital in Victoria for 11 consecutive years, Citizens Medical Center is a level III Trauma Center, currently renovating its 24/7 Emergency Department that includes an onsite medical helicopter. Citizens has a comprehensive Community Cancer Program that includes two linear accelerators and HDR brachytherapy. Citizens is recognized for its outstanding cardiology program which includes a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center and is a Primary Stroke Center. Citizens also includes a comprehensive, accredited Bariatric Surgery program, Birth Center with labor and delivery, an imaging and surgery center, sleep study center, state-of-the-art rehabilitation and fitness center, urology center and daVinci robotics minimally invasive surgery options, a home health agency, and has a long history of providing continuing education for healthcare providers and the community.As a condition of employment, Citizens Medical Center requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless there is an approved exemption. New hires will be required to show proof of vaccination status and have at least one dose of the vaccine prior to starting employment with the second dose scheduled within 30 days of first dose. Reasonable accommodations through an exemption process will be considered, and requests for exemption from the COVID-19 vaccination must be reviewed and approved prior to the new hire's first day.Citizens Medical Center is looking for employees who actively demonstrate service excellence by exemplifying our iCare values. If you are someone who displays respect and enthusiasm for patients, visitors, and coworkers while consistently upholding the hospital's commitment to providing outstanding outcomes, service excellence, and fiscal responsibility, then you could be a good fit for the CMC team!BENEFIT OFFERINGSHealth

  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • STD, LTD Disability
  • Supplemental Life, AD&D
  • Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Employer paid life insurance and short term disabilityRetirement/Investment
    • Defined Benefit Pension Plan
    • 457(b) Deferred CompensationWell-Being Benefits
      • Paid Time Off
      • Sick leave, Bereavement leave, Jury Duty/Witness Service
      • Tuition Reimbursement
      • Hospital-paid & administered annual immunizations
      • HealthPlex (gym) membership discount
      • YMCA partnership discount for childcare
      • Employee Assistance ProgramsJOB SUMMARY
        A Laboratory Assistant I (Phlebotomist) is responsible for specimen collections in outpatient and inpatient locations. The Laboratory Assistant is expected to manage a high volume of collection requests for routine, timed and emergent needs. Specimen collections will span all ages and competency in age-specific requirements is expected. Knowledge of test requirements and use of electronic tools are necessary. Interpersonal skills with lab staff, registration staff, nurses and physician offices are important.JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
        Job Specific:
        • Demonstrates successful phlebotomy or clerical responsibilities (EF).
        • Organizes and guides specimen processes (EF).
        • Helps to create an organized environment for testing personnel (EF).
        • Routes telephone calls and question to appropriate section (EF).
        • Monitors the tube system in a timely manner.
        • Assists with clerical needs of the Laboratory.
        • Assists with supply orders and stocks inventory.
        • Accepts special assignments and tasks as guided by Laboratory leaders.Hospital:
          • Adheres to organization-wide and other applicable policies and procedures.
          • Day-to-day performance complies with the hospital's service excellence behavioral expectations and iCARE values.
          • Performs within the prescribed limits of the hospital's Ethics, Compliance and Confidentiality Program guidelines.
          • Performs within his/her professional Scope of Practice at all timesOther Duties As Assigned:
            • Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
              Minimum RequirementsMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
              • High School diploma and Phlebotomy certificate or experience
              • 6 months to one (1) year experience in Phlebotomy
              • Proficiency in clerical skills including computer skills, customer service skills, telephone etiquette, knowledge of office equipment, and office procedures
              • Must be able to adapt to a flexible work schedule with frequent interruptions in a fast-paced environment.
              • Must possess organization and communication skills.
              • Must have the ability to establish priorities for multifunctional tasks to be handled simultaneously.
              • Effective communication
              • Customer Service skillsPREFERRED:
                • Phlebotomy Certificate
                • Some college or continuing education hours
                • UDS/BAT Certification
                • CPR

Keywords: Citizens Medical Center, Victoria , Phlebotomist (Lab Assistant) - Full Time - Days (5:00am - 1:00pm), Healthcare , Victoria, Texas

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