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Phlebotomist I

Company: Intermountain Healthcare
Location: West Jordan
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

**Job Description:**The Phlebotomist I is responsible to accurately collect patient specimens for diagnostic testing while working in a professional medical environment. This position functions as part of a dynamic and engaging team with a workload that ranges from fast-paced hospital settings and high/low volume clinics. Caregivers in this role will gain valuable experience and knowledge to help prepare them for workplace and career advancement.The Phlebotomist I performs specimen collection using many different techniques such as venipuncture, capillary puncture, PIVO, and throat swab collections. These caregivers collect specimens from patients of various acuities, such as Outpatient, Emergency Department, and Inpatient - including newborns, patients in intensive care, and all other areas of the hospital. They are at the forefront of patient care and adhere to and enforce the standards for laboratory compliance and safety regulations.Intermountain Caregivers in this role will communicate procedures and instructions with patients and family members and demonstrate empathy during every interaction. They will also have opportunities for growth, developing skills such as:+ Patient registration+ Participation in CODE response teams+ Training and mentoring new staff+ Specimen Processing+ Participation in special projects+ Other laboratory responsibilities as required by site or assigned by the team or department leader.This position requires organizational skills, as well as the ability to navigate multiple computer systems, work well as a member of a team, and maintain a clean and safe work environment. Candidates applying for a phlebotomy role are resilient and have the ability to manage stressful situations in a professional manner.Minimum Qualifications+ Basic Life Support certification (BLS)/RQI for healthcare providers. (https://intermountainhealthcare.org/careers/explore-careers/job-requirements/)+ High School diploma or GED in compliance with CLIA regulations.+ Ability to take on-call shifts, according to department needs.+ Must be flexible to work in other facilities, as needed.+ Adheres to all personal protective requirements in inpatient and/or outpatient settings, including, but not limited to, gloves, lab coats, face shields, and masks.Preferred Qualifications+ Six months of phlebotomy experience OR Phlebotomy training as approved by Manager/Supervisor.+ Certificate of completion from phlebotomy school or program+ Willingness to work in a team environment under stressful situations.+ Self-motivated and able to work independently.+ Basic computer skills.**Physical Requirements:**Physical Requirements+ Interact with patients, patients' family, patient care providers, and others requiring the employee to verbally communicate information, as well as understand spoken information.+ Operate computers and complex and delicate lab equipment with precision and accuracy requiring the ability to move fingers and hands.+ See and read lab equipment, labels, monitors, and documents.+ Walk while transporting phlebotomy equipment cart.+ Remain standing for long periods of time to perform work.+ Adjust body, including bending, to perform phlebotomy work.**Location:**West Jordan Clinic**Work City:**West Jordan**Work State:**Utah**Scheduled Weekly Hours:**24Equal Opportunity EmployerIntermountain Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.The primary intent of this job description is to set a fair and equitable rate of pay for this classification. Only those key duties necessary for proper job evaluation and/or labor market analysis have been included. Other duties may be assigned by the supervisor.All positions subject to close without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.Thanks for your interest in continuing your career with our team!

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