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Providence Health & Services Phlebotomist I *2500 sign on bonus for eligible candidates* in Centralia, Washington


2500 sign on bonus to eligible candidates

Providence Health Services is calling a Phlebotomist I (0.8 FTE, 32 hours per week Variable Shift) to the Phlebotomy Department at Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, WA.

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A Phlebotomist I is responsible for clinical laboratory duties, including reception and telephone duties & proficient operation laboratory equipment including HIS/LIS systems; specimen handling: receiving and processing; prep & shipping of lab specimens for at Reference Laboratories; specimen/patient registration; phlebotomy - collection of blood samples by venipuncture or capillary stick; therapeutic blood collection; swab collection of specific Micro samples (per competency); assignment to OP Lab locations; training new staff as assigned.

In this position you will:

  • Perform reception and telephone duties

  • Demonstrate effective written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in speaking, reading, and writing English

  • Explain steps, requirements, and procedures to customers

  • Facilitate communications and refers complex calls to appropriate staff

  • Able to handle and process multiple specimen drops (i.e.) Courier Drops, Health Care Professional Drops, Tube Station Specimen Drops

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the unit’s testing procedures, systems and databases as necessary to the position

  • Perform EKG test procedures (where offered) and phlebotomy tasks, collects venous blood specimens from patient age groups, as certified

  • Perform office/clerical tasks such as filing, copying, and typing

  • Clean and maintains equipment and keeps the laboratory area clean and orderly

  • Perform QA/QC activities related to tasks

  • Maintain competency appropriate to assigned sections

  • Maintain currency with hospital-mandated continuing education, & competency evaluations

  • Assess data/tools relative to age of patient

  • Identify role and responsibility in complying with facility and unit specific safety and security policies, plans and procedures

  • Comply with facility and unit specific infection control, risk management and OSHA guidelines and procedures

  • Provide sensitivity with cultural and religious beliefs

  • Adhere to facility and department confidentiality policies

  • Perform other duties as assigned


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Completion of an approved phlebotomy or Medical Assistant Training program meeting requirement to become licensed as a MA-P or MA-C by WA State

  • Medical Assistant - Phlebotomist Certification (MA-P) or (MA-C)

Preferred qualification for this position includes:

  • Less than one year experience as a phlebotomist and/or completion of a Phlebotomy program

About the hospital you will serve:

Providence Centralia Hospital in Centralia, Washington is a 127-bed, not-for-profit hospital providing emergency, diagnostic, cancer, birthing and surgical services. It consistently receives high scores on accreditation surveys by the Joint Commission, the Washington Department of Health (DOH) and the Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS).

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Our Mission

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.

About Us

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.

Schedule: Part-time

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Phlebotomist & Lab Support

Location: Washington-Centralia

Req ID: 325013