Performs technical and clerical functions in one or more sections of the laboratory.
Assists with receiving, identifying, accessioning, processing and transporting specimens. Maintains equipment and adequate stock of supplies. Maintains work area in a safe, aseptic and organized manner. Performs clerical duties which may include but are not limited to answering phones, data entry, and filing. Performs standard venipuncture techniques (Vacutainer, Syringe, Butterfly, Capillary-Heel/Finger) while adhering to policies regarding collection sites. Collects and labels specimens following established protocols ï¿½ including but not limited to specimen tube types, draw order, blood draw volume, comments, etc. Processes all specimens delivered to laboratory via couriers, nursing personnel, pneumatic tube systems, outpatient personnel and laboratory personnel. Coordinates distribution of all specimens to ensure smooth patient transition and/or delivery of services. Adheres to chemistry and hematology procedures - chemistry centrifuge operation, Chem/Hemo STAT/Routine tube racks, urine gray top tube/culture procedure. Prepares blood, urine, and other body fluid specimens for storage or transport using appropriate preservation method.
Qualifications: LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATION: Required: Current Basic Life Support (BLS) - American Heart Association.
Preferred: American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or equivalent that meets Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) requirements for position.
EDUCATION: Required: High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (G.E.D.). Preferred: Associates Degree in related field, including externship.
WORK EXPERIENCE: Required: Externship or six (6) months hospital laboratory experience. Preferred: One (1) year of hospital related experience.
Job: Phlebotomy/Blood/Medical Asst
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Evening
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 1905031115
About Carondelet St. Joseph's Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.