Mercy Medical Center Clinton Phlebotomist - Laboratory Services -PRN in Mishawaka Medical Center - Mishawaka, Indiana
Why Saint Joseph Health System?
Saint Joseph Health System is a not-for-profit, multi-hospital health system located in North Central Indiana.
Our system includes:
• 254-bed acute-care hospital at the Mishawaka Medical Center
• 58-bed acute-care hospital at the Plymouth Medical Center
• More than 85 providers in the Saint Joseph Physician Network
• Community health centers and additional points of access
• St Paul's with 316 suites for independent living, assisted living, skilled nursing care, rehabilitation and wellness and memory care
• Holy Cross with 168 suites for rehabilitation and wellness and skilled nursing care
• Trinity Tower with 84 affordable senior apartments
• VNA Home Care
At Saint Joseph Health System, our values give us strength. That character guides every decision we make - even when those decisions are complicated, costly or hard. We honor our mission to care for every man, woman and child who needs us by investing in technology, people and capabilities that allow us to set the standard for quality care.
What we offer:
• Competitive compensation and benefits packages including medical, dental and vision coverage
• Retirement savings account with employer match
• Generous paid time off programs
• Employee referral incentive program
• Tuition/professional development reimbursement
• Nursing Scholarship opportunities
The entire region offers diversity, a strong economy and a family-friendly environment with plenty to see and do. South Bend is home to the prestige University of Notre Dame. We are close in proximity to Chicago as well as to the shores of Lake Michigan. Our unique climate offers a wide variety of activities – from boating and swimming in the summer to skiing and ice skating in the winter. Learn more at visitsouthbend.com!
About the job:
Obtains laboratory specimens per appropriate provider orders using established collection policies and procedures. Ensures proper patient identification of all samples. Provides an established standard of customer service to all patients, providers, clients, and coworkers.
What you will do:
Actively demonstrates the organization’s mission and core values and conducts oneself at all times in a manner consistent with these values.
Knows and adheres to all laws and regulations pertaining to patient health, safety and medical information.
Receives assignments and obtains required supplies and equipment necessary to carry out tasks. Travels to patient care units as necessary.
Verifies patient identification and explains blood drawing procedure to patients in order to allay fears and elicit cooperation.
Performs venipuncture and skin punctures according to established aseptic techniques to obtain blood specimens in accordance with physicians’ orders.
Instructs patients in specimen collection methods and procedures and obtains specimens for culture and analysis.
Labels, dates and records specimens obtained, and distribute same to appropriate laboratory areas for analysis and interpretation.
Cleans, sterilizes equipment, instruments and work area following safety, cleanliness and infection control procedures.
Travel to outreach client facilities for specimen collection and transport as assigned. Adheres to all established professional standards when representing Saint Joseph Health System at outreach sites.
Performs other duties consistent with purpose of job as directed.
What we are looking for:
Education: High School diploma or equivalent. Post high school education through an accredited phlebotomy training program preferred.
Licensure: PBT (ASCP) or equivalent preferred.
Experience: Experience desirable but willing to train. Knowledge of Medical Terminology preferred. Customer Service experience preferred.
Other Job Requirements:
Computer experience. Knowledge of phlebotomy techniques preferred. Ability to respond appropriately to instructions. Maintain patient confidentiality.
Assigned hours within your shift, starting time, or days of work are subject to change based on departmental and/or organizational needs.
Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.
Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.
Trinity Health is one of the largest multi-institutional Catholic health care delivery systems in the nation, serving diverse communities that include more than 30 million people across 22 states. Trinity Health includes 94 hospitals, as well as 109 continuing care locations that include PACE programs, senior living facilities, and home care and hospice services. Its continuing care programs provide nearly 2.5 million visits annually.
Based in Livonia, Mich., and with annual operating revenues of $17.6 billion and assets of $24.7 billion, the organization returns $1.1 billion to its communities annually in the form of charity care and other community benefit programs. Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues, including 7,800 employed physicians and clinicians.
Committed to those who are poor and underserved in its communities, Trinity Health is known for its focus on the country's aging population. As a single, unified ministry, the organization is the innovator of Senior Emergency Departments, the largest not-for-profit provider of home health care services — ranked by number of visits — in the nation, as well as the nation’s leading provider of PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) based on the number of available programs. For more information, visit www.trinity-health.org . You can also follow @TrinityHealthMI on Twitter.