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Phlebotomist - (0.8 FTE)

Phlebotomist - (0.8 FTE)
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Wabasha, MN 55981

Posted 1 month 3 weeks ago
Part time

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Come join the Gundersen St. Elizabeth's Lab team. The Phlebotomist position is scheduled 64 hours each two week pay period. The schedule is mostly M-Th, some Fridays.  Hours for the position are typically 0600-1430, some 0830-1700.  Responsible for Med/Surg, ED, onsite and off site Long Term Care facility, Wabasha and Alma Clinic blood collections, urine drug screen chain of custody collections, breath alcohol testing, lab order management and phones.  See full job posting for more information and apply today!

Job Description:

Phlebotomists are expected to instruct patients on specimen collection procedures and perform venipunctures, capillary sticks and Point of Care testing following standard collection methods. Phlebotomists have continuous patient contact and as such, are the laboratory’s ambassadors to the patient. Due to potentially critical consequences of an error, Phlebotomists must follow a strict patient identification policy that includes verification of all specimen labels that are applied to patient samples. Phlebotomists interact with computers when checking patients into the lab, generating specimen labels, arriving samples into the lab, verifying, and activating orders, and manually entering laboratory requests.


Major Responsibilities:

1. Demonstrate computer literacy while checking patients into lab, activating orders, placing manual orders, generating sample labels, looking up specimen requirements, arriving samples into the lab, and distributing lab results to proper providers.

2. Appropriate use of phones, fax machines, copiers, and scanners.

3. Ascertain validity of provider orders and implement recovery when requisitions lack pertinent information.

4. Perform DOT and non-DOT Drug and Breath Alcohol collections via Chain of Custody.

5. Provide patient instructions on specimen collection procedures.

6. Perform venipunctures, capillary draws and Point of Care testing as required following company policies and procedures.

7. Follow strict patient identification policies.

8. Train new hires in basic phlebotomy skills and participate in education, instruction, and professional development as necessary to maintain job related skills and competencies.

9. Provide clear, appropriate, and timely communications.

10. Promote a team environment.

11. Perform duties and maintain confidentiality consistent with policies and Corporate Compliance Plan.

Education and Learning:


High school diploma or equivalency.


A technical college accredited phlebotomy diploma program

Work Experience:


No prior lab experience required

Experience in word processing and data base programs.


Phlebotomy experience is preferred.

Age Specific Population Served:

Pediatric (1 - 12 years)
Adolescent (13 - 17 years)
Adult (18 - 64 years)
Geriatric (65 years & older)
Infant (less than 1 year)

OSHA Category

Category I - All Employees in this job title have a reasonably anticipated risk of occupational exposure to blood and/or other potentially infectious materials.

Environmental Conditions

Subject to inside environmental conditions.

Exposed to infectious diseases.

Regular exposure to blood, body fluids, and unpleasant odors.

Exposure to continuous background noise from electronic instruments, computers, and refrigerators.

Exposure to periods of high stress and activity. Sources of stress include patient treatment, phone calls, reduced staffing, and increased patient activity.

Need to deal with people of varying mental status, some may be combative.

Physical Requirements/Demands of the Position

Sitting Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Static Standing Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Walking/Standing Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Driving Rarely (1-5% or .5 hours)

Stooping/Bending Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Squatting Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Kneeling/Half Kneel Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Climbing Stair Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Reaching - Shoulder Level Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Reaching - Below Shoulder Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Reaching - Above Shoulder Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Repetitive Actions - Grip Forces Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Pounds of force 0-25

Repetitive Actions - Fine Manipulation Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)

Balance - Right Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Balance - Left Leg Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours)

Lifting - Other Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs. 0-25

Carrying - Short Carry Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs. 0-25

Push/Pull (Static Force) Occasionally (6-33% or 3 hours) Number of lbs. 0-25

If you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact [email protected] or call 608-775-0267

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