Providence Health & Services Phlebotomist - Laboratory in Kodiak, Alaska
Providence is calling a Phlebotomist (Laboratory, Day Shift, 0.6 FTE - 24 hours per week) to Providence Kodiak Island Alaska Medical Center in Kodiak, Alaska. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
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In this position, you will:
SPECIMEN COLLECTION AND HANDLING: Performs bedside testing according to medical center, laboratory and national standards. Collects and labels capillary or venipuncture specimens according to established procedure. Explains collection procedure clearly to patient and properly identifies patient prior to collection. Handles requests for special services, i.e. Codes, STAT and Timed draws, prudently and efficiently. Receives specimens and transports to correct testing area for processing.
DOCUMENTATION AND DATA ENTRY: Obtains complete documentation for the registration process including signatures and related billing information. Identifies need for Advanced Beneficiary Notice for Medicare patients and obtains proper ICD-9 codes and/or patient signature for billing. Understands and adheres to all compliance related procedures. Accurately assesses physician test requests as needed. Prepares specimens for shipping as needed.
QUALITY CONTROL/QUALITY IMPROVEMENT: Performs quality control, quality improvement, specimen tracking, and maintenance procedures as required. Contributes accurate statistics or information to the Lab Services QI processes as requested. Notifies customers or clients of unacceptable specimens and arranges for recollection. Accurately documents follow-up on client complaints in a timely manner.
SAFETY AND COMPLIANCE: Complies with all departmental, facility, and regional safety policies and procedures. Adheres to hospital biohazard waste program. Maintains clean, well stocked working area and phlebotomy tray.
CUSTOMER SERVICE: Embraces the Providence Service Standards in all aspects of position. Presents and conducts self in a professional manner. Provides support to coworkers and customers while demonstrating service excellence by building positive interpersonal relations to ensure productive and positive relationships are maximized. Develops a deep understanding of customer’s perspectives and needs and works to meet their expectations. Builds a culture of true caring by behavior and interactions with others.
COMMUNICATION/TEAMWORK: Communicates in a compassionate and professional manner to patients, families and visitors. Demonstrates professional interpersonal skills and cooperates with other departments and members of the care delivery team to provide optimal continuity of care to patients and their families. Demonstrates commitment to teamwork and interacts harmoniously with others. Collaborates to ensure team success. Supports new orientees in learning department routines.
CRITICAL THINKING AND ORGANIZATION: Utilizes available resources. Recognizes errors/problems and takes corrective action. Demonstrates effective priority setting and organization skills to promote department flow and cost efficiency. Ensures smooth, efficient services and maximizes comfort and confidentiality for the patient. Anticipates and prioritizes workflow and adjusts work assignments to prevent delays and meet work flow demands. Assists with problems resolutions.
PERSONNEL: Demonstrates knowledge and support of quality improvement goals. Participates in department, facility and organizational projects or committees as assigned.
Completes initial and annual Competency Plan for assigned job and department.
Required qualifications for this position include:
High School Diploma or GED
BLS or the ability to obtain certification within ninety (90) days of date of hire
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Completion of a phlebotomy accredited program
One (1) year Phlebotomy experience
About Kodiak Island Medical Center
Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center (PKIMC) provides comprehensive health care to residents and visitors of Kodiak Island. This critical access hospital features 25 acute care beds, including four birthing suites, one OB triage room, and two ICU beds. In addition, the Elder House, PKIMC’s long term care facility, has 22 beds.
PKIMC provides an extensive array of inpatient and outpatient services, including emergency department, surgery, laboratory services, maternity, general medicine, physical therapy, occupational therapy, respiratory therapy, sleep studies, specialty clinics, diagnostic imaging services and pharmacy and is staffed by a mix of primary care physicians, surgeons and specialists who provide family practice, internal medicine, obstetrics, radiology and general practice.
For more information regarding Providence Kodiak Island Medical Center, please click on the following link: http://providence-kodiakhealthcare.jobs/
We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support
Req ID: 298976