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Lab Asst I

Requisition #

58283BR

Physical Location

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Posted Date

02-Oct-2019

Schedule Type

Full-Time

Dept. Name

A N W Lab-Phlebotomy

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

LAB Service Employees

Introduction

Allina Health is dedicated to the prevention and treatment of illness and enhancing the greater health of individuals, families and communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. A not-for-profit health care system, Allina Health cares for patients from beginning to end-of-life through its 90+ clinics, 12 hospitals, 16 pharmacies, specialty care centers and specialty medical services that provide home care, senior transitions, hospice care, home oxygen and medical equipment, and emergency medical transportation services. Allina Health is a vibrant, growing organization with opportunities to suit your professional skills and a diverse work environment to match your specific interests. We believe employees are our greatest asset and are dedicated to helping you develop and maximize your professional skills.

Allina Health Laboratory provides a full menu of essential and specialized laboratory services to customers in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We provide reference laboratory services to four major metropolitan hospitals, 13 regional hospitals, including Abbott Northwestern – WestHealth (Plymouth), 59+ Allina Health clinics, 40+ hospital-based clinics and outpatient surgery centers. As a local, accessible resource, we provide clinical and anatomic pathology services that support customers diagnostic needs.

 

Responsibilities

Req ID: 58283
  • Greet patient, perform check-in process, and is responsive to questions and patient needs.
  • Evaluates patient orders for completeness and follows up as needed.
  • Performs scheduling, ordering and releasing, as appropriate in AMR, following reception policies and procedures.
  • Review orders and identify correct patient.
  • Identify and use appropriate collection method to obtain samples for testing (venipuncture or capillary puncture).
  • Instruct patients accurately on procedures and protocols.
  • Verify correct patient identification.
  • Collects sample and label specimen correctly.
  • Demonstrate an ability to assess and react effectively to unique patient needs.
  • Follow all procedures and protocols for assigned work area.
  • Follow all federal regulations including CAP, OSHA, COLA, CLIA, and HIPAA.
  • Stock, rotate and request phlebotomy supplies (as assigned) on a regular basis to ensure proper availability in the work area.
  • Perform processing (as required) with strict adherence to the quality control and quality assurance policies of Allina Health in order to provide the patients and providers with the most accurate and timely test results possible.
  • Adherence to CAP, OSHA, COLA, and CLIA (through Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) requirements is mandatory

Education

Minimum High School diploma or GED.

* For diplomas earned outside of the United States a record of diploma/transcript equivalency evaluation by a foreign credentialing agency must be provided at time of hire.

Qualification/Skills

Preferred (Desired) Qualifications

Prefer specific training in phlebotomy, including internship, in a healthcare field.

For positions with venipuncture as a job task, a minimum of 6 months of phlebotomy experience preferred.

Ability to:

  • Utilize communication and customer service skills in order to positively impact patient experience.
  • Read and understand oral and written instructions and follow established written policies and procedures.
  • Work independently and function effectively in a team setting.
  • Demonstrate computer skills to navigate within information system.
  • Focused attention to detail
  • Prioritize and organize tasks/ assignments and multitask as appropriate.
  • Bend, stoop and stand frequently.

Work Schedule

Evening shift 2p-1030p

Location/Community Information

Minneapolis boasts being both cosmopolitan yet small enough that you can find a place to call home whether on a lake, golf course, or in an adjoining suburb. With the fast pace of activity there are professional sports, theater, or enough parks for a quiet walk. The area has numerous schools and colleges, both public or private, and enough teams for all weekend athletes to join.

  • Located in Minneapolis
  • Population = 380,000
  • Service Area = 2,882,245

Community Resource Links:

Community Information School Digger

Explore Minnesota MN Dept of Education

Minneapolis St. Paul MagazineSt. Paul Pioneer Press

Twin Cities Living MagazineStar Tribune


Closing

If you are interested in becoming part of our award winning team of professionals, please apply online today. Allina Health is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all employees and applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.


Requisition #

58283BR
Laboratory