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Laboratory Support Tech|Phlebotomist | Evenings

  • ... La crosse, Wisconsin, United States
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    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 16.77 per hour
  • Posted on: Apr 22, 2024       Expires on: Jun 06, 2024

Laboratory Support Tech|Phlebotomist | Evenings   

JOB TITLE:

Laboratory Support Tech|Phlebotomist | Evenings

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

La crosse Wisconsin United States

REMOTE:

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here.
If you’re looking for a job to love, apply today.

Schedule Weekly Hours:

0

This position supports core lab functions at our main hospital campus in La Crosse, WI.
Gundersen Health System is looking for a Phlebotomist, C.
N.
A, PCT, CMA, or other individuals that have an interest in working in a laboratory setting.
Prior lab experience is preferred but not required.
We will provide on-the-job training!

What You'll Do:

The Laboratory Support Technician is a leader in facilitating the flow of specimens into the lab by using specimen collection techniques including venipuncture, capillary collection, and swab collection, and preparing specimens for testing this includes specimens from regional clinics and regional outreach clients.
The Laboratory Support Technician responds to emergency events in the hospital and clinic settings.
The Laboratory Support Technicians are skilled at collecting specimens, including blood, from all patient types including Trauma and Emergency Center admits, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, and Neonatal ICU.
The Laboratory Support Technicians are trained and competent in many other areas of the laboratory including all aspects of specimen processing which includes the use of the centrifuge, separating blood components as required for testing, micro set-up, referral lab, Point of Care, Media prep, Istats, urine dips, etc.

Position Details:

  • Casual/On-Call; will orientate full time for 5-6 weeks

  • Evening/Night shifts (2p-10:30p) with every other weekend

  • Starting pay of $16.
    77 and up, based on experience, along with applicable shift differentials

What You'll Need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency + training in a health-related field

  • A copy of the applicant's/employee's diploma and/or transcript as confirmation of the education requirement must be provided at time of hire

  • Previous phlebotomy/medical experience preferred, but not required

Why Join Us?

  • No prior experience is needed, will provide on-the-job training

  • A work environment that supports you personally and professionally, and a work culture where you are valued and appreciated

  • Support for your career growth through Professional Development Opportunities, our Tuition Investment Program, and the Career Development Center

  • Unlimited potential at one of the leading health systems in the midwestern United States

Apply today to take advantage of this great opportunity to gain lab experience while delivering Love + Medicine!

Job Description:

The Laboratory Support Technician is a leader in facilitating the flow of specimens into the lab by using current specimen collection techniques, preparing specimens for testing, and sharing of reports out of the lab.
This includes specimens from regional clinics and regional outreach clients.
The Laboratory Support Technician responds to emergency events in the hospital and clinic settings.
The Laboratory Support Technician is an integral part of the training process, which may include facilitation of the training program; book work, hands-on training of venipuncture techniques, swab collections, specimen processing, and mentoring new staff.
The Laboratory Support Technician assists the supervisor and manager in development of laboratory competencies, and ensures completion by all Support Staff Technicians.
The Laboratory Support Technicians are skilled at collecting specimens from all patient types including Trauma and Emergency Center admits, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Coronary Care Unit (CCU), Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, and Neonatal ICU.
The Laboratory Support Technicians are trained and competent in many other areas of the laboratory including all aspects of specimen processing which includes use of the centrifuge, separating blood components as required for testing, micro set-up, referral lab, Point of Care, Media prep, Istats, urine dips, EKG's, etc.
The Laboratory Support Technician demonstrates initiative to improve processes.
The Laboratory Support Technician interacts with clinic and hospital staff, as well as patients and family members of Gundersen Health System while ensuring excellent customer service patient confidentiality.

Major Responsibilities:
1.
Responsible for the collection of blood specimens from all patient types including Trauma and Emergency Center admits, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Coronary Care Unit (CCU), Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU.
Responsible for swab collections in various locations.
Follows established procedures to accurately identify and label all specimens.

2.
Responsible for responding to Medical Response Team (MRT) emergencies in the hospital and clinic setting, and may be asked to respond to Code Blue alerts.

3.
Responsible for all aspects of specimen processing which includes use of the centrifuge, separating blood components as required for testing, etc.

4.
Responsible for set-up of microbiology samples in preparation for testing.

5.
Competent in referral lab which requires a high knowledge of testing, specimen packaging, outside laboratories, and insurance.

6.
Competent in Point of Care testing including Accucheck, Istats, and urine dips.

7.
Competent in setting up and reporting of EKG's.

8.
Responsible for assisting in the training program, which may include preparation of training materials, facilitating bookwork, teaching proper venipuncture techniques, specimen processing, and mentoring.

9.
Works with PBS, LIS and ordering providers to accurately order and bill for laboratory tests, utilizing the laboratory information system and billing systems.
Understands government billing.

10.
Utilizes analytical reasoning to research and evaluate complicated processing issues.

11.
Works with specimens collected by lab and non-lab staff, properly processing, storing, handling and distributing laboratory samples to the correct testing locations, and may transport specimens between testing labs and collection sites.

12.
Develops laboratory competencies and ensures completion of competencies by all SSTs within the required timeframes.

13.
Assists in system maintenance and scanning of Future and done orders.

14.
Works with patients, families and Gundersen Health System staff to ensure patient comfort and confidentiality in all aspects of the job, and provides excellent customer service.

15.
Works with Gundersen Health System staff by answering phone calls about specimen collection requirements and other lab related questions to provide accurate information to facilitate quick access to lab information as needed.

16.
Works with other health care professionals and patients to perform all SST functions to aid in accurate diagnosis and treatment of patients.

17.
Other duties as assigned by laboratory supervisor or manager.

Education and Learning:
REQUIRED
High School Diploma or equivalency
A copy of the applicant's/employee's diploma and/or transcript as confirmation of the education requirement must be provided at time of hire.

DESIRED
Training in a health related field

Work Experience:
DESIRED
1 year of laboratory experience

License and Certifications:

REQUIRED

Driver's License is required for those transporting specimens


DESIRED
Certified Phlebotomy Tech (CPT) or Wisconsin Registered Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Current certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or the National Healthcareer Association as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) or National Center for Competency Testing as a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) or American Medical Technologists as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

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

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:
Exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:
Static Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.
5 hours)
Reaching - Shoulder Level Frequently (34-66% or 5.
5 hours)
Lifting - Other Frequently (34-66% or 5.
5 hours) Number of lbs 25-50

I f you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact HR-Recruitment@gundersenhealth.
org or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 22, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

16.77 per hour

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714838746-2caac267c1b8af02df6a651e66aae3f8

LOCATION:

Wisconsin United States

CITY:

La crosse

Job Origin:

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Full job description

Love + medicine is who we are, it's what we do, it's why people want to work here. If you’re looking for a job to love, apply today.

Schedule Weekly Hours:

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This position supports core lab functions at our main hospital campus in La Crosse, WI. Gundersen Health System is looking for a Phlebotomist, C.N.A, PCT, CMA, or other individuals that have an interest in working in a laboratory setting. Prior lab experience is preferred but not required. We will provide on-the-job training!

What You'll Do:

The Laboratory Support Technician is a leader in facilitating the flow of specimens into the lab by using specimen collection techniques including venipuncture, capillary collection, and swab collection, and preparing specimens for testing this includes specimens from regional clinics and regional outreach clients. The Laboratory Support Technician responds to emergency events in the hospital and clinic settings. The Laboratory Support Technicians are skilled at collecting specimens, including blood, from all patient types including Trauma and Emergency Center admits, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, and Neonatal ICU. The Laboratory Support Technicians are trained and competent in many other areas of the laboratory including all aspects of specimen processing which includes the use of the centrifuge, separating blood components as required for testing, micro set-up, referral lab, Point of Care, Media prep, Istats, urine dips, etc.

Position Details:

  • Casual/On-Call; will orientate full time for 5-6 weeks

  • Evening/Night shifts (2p-10:30p) with every other weekend

  • Starting pay of $16.77 and up, based on experience, along with applicable shift differentials

What You'll Need:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency + training in a health-related field

  • A copy of the applicant's/employee's diploma and/or transcript as confirmation of the education requirement must be provided at time of hire

  • Previous phlebotomy/medical experience preferred, but not required

Why Join Us?

  • No prior experience is needed, will provide on-the-job training

  • A work environment that supports you personally and professionally, and a work culture where you are valued and appreciated

  • Support for your career growth through Professional Development Opportunities, our Tuition Investment Program, and the Career Development Center

  • Unlimited potential at one of the leading health systems in the midwestern United States

Apply today to take advantage of this great opportunity to gain lab experience while delivering Love + Medicine!

Job Description:

The Laboratory Support Technician is a leader in facilitating the flow of specimens into the lab by using current specimen collection techniques, preparing specimens for testing, and sharing of reports out of the lab. This includes specimens from regional clinics and regional outreach clients. The Laboratory Support Technician responds to emergency events in the hospital and clinic settings. The Laboratory Support Technician is an integral part of the training process, which may include facilitation of the training program; book work, hands-on training of venipuncture techniques, swab collections, specimen processing, and mentoring new staff. The Laboratory Support Technician assists the supervisor and manager in development of laboratory competencies, and ensures completion by all Support Staff Technicians. The Laboratory Support Technicians are skilled at collecting specimens from all patient types including Trauma and Emergency Center admits, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Coronary Care Unit (CCU), Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, and Neonatal ICU. The Laboratory Support Technicians are trained and competent in many other areas of the laboratory including all aspects of specimen processing which includes use of the centrifuge, separating blood components as required for testing, micro set-up, referral lab, Point of Care, Media prep, Istats, urine dips, EKG's, etc. The Laboratory Support Technician demonstrates initiative to improve processes. The Laboratory Support Technician interacts with clinic and hospital staff, as well as patients and family members of Gundersen Health System while ensuring excellent customer service patient confidentiality.

Major Responsibilities:
1. Responsible for the collection of blood specimens from all patient types including Trauma and Emergency Center admits, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Coronary Care Unit (CCU), Urgent Care, Pediatrics, Pediatric ICU, Neonatal ICU. Responsible for swab collections in various locations. Follows established procedures to accurately identify and label all specimens.
2. Responsible for responding to Medical Response Team (MRT) emergencies in the hospital and clinic setting, and may be asked to respond to Code Blue alerts.
3. Responsible for all aspects of specimen processing which includes use of the centrifuge, separating blood components as required for testing, etc.
4. Responsible for set-up of microbiology samples in preparation for testing.
5. Competent in referral lab which requires a high knowledge of testing, specimen packaging, outside laboratories, and insurance.
6. Competent in Point of Care testing including Accucheck, Istats, and urine dips.
7. Competent in setting up and reporting of EKG's.
8. Responsible for assisting in the training program, which may include preparation of training materials, facilitating bookwork, teaching proper venipuncture techniques, specimen processing, and mentoring.
9. Works with PBS, LIS and ordering providers to accurately order and bill for laboratory tests, utilizing the laboratory information system and billing systems. Understands government billing.
10. Utilizes analytical reasoning to research and evaluate complicated processing issues.
11. Works with specimens collected by lab and non-lab staff, properly processing, storing, handling and distributing laboratory samples to the correct testing locations, and may transport specimens between testing labs and collection sites.
12. Develops laboratory competencies and ensures completion of competencies by all SSTs within the required timeframes.
13. Assists in system maintenance and scanning of Future and done orders.
14. Works with patients, families and Gundersen Health System staff to ensure patient comfort and confidentiality in all aspects of the job, and provides excellent customer service.
15. Works with Gundersen Health System staff by answering phone calls about specimen collection requirements and other lab related questions to provide accurate information to facilitate quick access to lab information as needed.
16. Works with other health care professionals and patients to perform all SST functions to aid in accurate diagnosis and treatment of patients.
17. Other duties as assigned by laboratory supervisor or manager.

Education and Learning:
REQUIRED
High School Diploma or equivalency
A copy of the applicant's/employee's diploma and/or transcript as confirmation of the education requirement must be provided at time of hire.

DESIRED
Training in a health related field

Work Experience:
DESIRED
1 year of laboratory experience

License and Certifications:

REQUIRED

Driver's License is required for those transporting specimens


DESIRED
Certified Phlebotomy Tech (CPT) or Wisconsin Registered Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) or Current certification through the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) as a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) or the National Healthcareer Association as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) or National Center for Competency Testing as a National Certified Medical Assistant (NCMA) or American Medical Technologists as a Registered Medical Assistant (RMA)

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

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:
Exposed to infectious diseases.

Physical Requirements/Demands Of The Position:
Static Standing Continually (67-100% or 8 hours)
Stooping/Bending Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Reaching - Shoulder Level Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours)
Lifting - Other Frequently (34-66% or 5.5 hours) Number of lbs 25-50

I f you need assistance with any portion of the application or have questions about the position, please contact HR-Recruitment@gundersenhealth.org or call 608-775-0267

Equal Opportunity Employer

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