Providence Laboratory Assistant - Phlebotomist in Spokane, Washington
Providence is calling a Laboratory Assistant - Phlebotomist (Clinical Laboratory Services, Variable Shift, 0.6 FTE) to Providence Holy Family Hospital in Spokane, Washington. 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.
In this position you will:
Accept and support the mission and values of Holy Family Hospital
Support the Performance Improvement process
Follow policies related to work attendance and dress code
Maintain a safe environment for staff, patients, and visitors
Consider individual needs in communication with and assessment and treatment of patients and staff, including ethical, cultural, psychosocial, religious, and age-specific aspects, to include all ages
Support patient rights and the organization’s code of ethical behavior
Follow the principles and requirements outlined in the Commitments & Compliance Integrity Program Employee Handbook and any other organizational or departmental materials related to compliance with laws and regulatory requirements
Perform the following patient care activities/treatments according to departmental policies, procedures, and protocols:
Venipuncture, including blood cultures and Type & Screens
Capillary puncture (fingerstick, heelstick)
Legal drug/alcohol collections
Perform all patient identification procedures, including Isolation room, according to policies prior to specimen collection
Perform assessment of patients according to policies and procedures to maximize potential for successful specimen collection
Review requisitions for completeness, accession orders into computer, applies bar coded labels, process specimens, distribute specimens to testing areas
Access and distribute, as needed, histology/cytology specimens received when section is not staffed
Sort and distribute outpatient physician reports as needed
Perform restocking of supplies, maintains cleanliness of phlebotomy and processing work areas, and phlebotomy tray. Document cleaning as required by policy
Perform lab outpatient reception and phlebotomy if trained for that function
Answer phones and assist caller in obtaining necessary information, or in placing phone orders for lab service
Periodically clean glassware and glass pipettes according to procedure
Attend all mandatory education programs. Attend or reads minutes of all applicable lab meetings
Read, date and initial all required reading postings
Demonstrate efficient workload management
Demonstrate appropriate judgment and decision making
Required qualifications for this position include:
H.S. Diploma or GED or documentation of higher education on file
MA-Phlebotomist state license required or must qualify, apply for and obtain the MA-P license within 3 months of hire
If working in the Outpatient PSC, MA-R license required to collection microbiological specimen.
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
Completion of Medical Assistant course
Formal education in phlebotomy or college courses in anatomy, physiology, and other clinical sciences
Laboratory or related science experience
Working experience or internship in the clinical laboratory, physician’s office, plasma center, or other related business
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Holy Family Hospital is a progressive, full service hospital in Spokane, Washington, offering a full range of medical and surgical services as well as specialty support and outpatient services. The hospital primarily serves north Spokane County—the fastest growing area in our region. We are currently licensed for more than 270 beds. As a not-for-profit Catholic hospital, every dollar we earn goes back to the community we serve. Providence Holy Family Hospital received several Five Star safety and excellence awards last year, including Patient Safety, Pulmonary, Respiratory and Critical Care.
For information on our comprehensive range of benefits, 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: 286508