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Phlebotomist

Requisition #

55713BR

Physical Location

Saint Paul, Minnesota

Posted Date

12-Jun-2019

Dept. Name

Ambulatory Lab-Central Hub

Hours Per Week

40

Contract

Aspen 113 Clerical & Technical

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: 55713
  • Collect and obtain satisfactory specimen samples
  • Correct processing of specimens in a timely manner
  • Prepare and maintain supplies to efficiently collect specimens
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education

  • High School diploma
  • Specific training in phlebotomy, including internship

Qualification/Skills

Experience

  • Minimum of one year of phlebotomy experience preferred

Skills

  • Ability to:
  • Utilize communication and customer service skills in order to positively impact the experience of care for our patients, external customers and internal service partners
  • Collect routine specimens using knowledge of laboratory techniques
  • Label all specimens accurately
  • Communicate with internal and external customers using knowledge of medical terminology
  • Read and understand oral and written instructions and to follow established written protocols and procedures
  • Work independently and function effectively in a team setting
  • Bend, stoop and stand frequently
  • Demonstrate computer skills to navigate within an EMS and laboratory information system

Licensure/Certification

  • Phlebotomy certification; or
  • Medical Assistant who becomes certified within 6 months of hire; or
  • Phlebotomy experience with 3 or more years of service

Work Schedule

Float pay differential is included. Extreme scheduling flexibility is required. There is no routine schedule and site assignment and shift times may change at any time. Start times typically vary between 7:00 and 9:00 am. Shifts are routinely scheduled at the following clinics: Bandana Square, Bloomington, East Lake Street, Highland Park, Hopkins, Inver Grove Heights, Maplewood and Vadnais Heights. This position will be required to float to other Allina Health clinic laboratories as needed. Schedule may include occasional evening and weekend shifts when needed. Occasional holiday work may be included.

Location/Community Information

The Twin Cities of Minneapolis-St. Paul offer a variety of opportunities for professional, personal, and educational development. The area has a combined population of 3 million and is known for the world-famous Mall of America, dynamic downtown areas, professional sports teams, ethnic restaurants, and thriving colleges and universities. The state is abounding with trails, parks, and over 10,000 lakes. Minnesota leads the nation in home ownership, high school graduation rates, voter turnout, and health care access. Minnesota is consistently recognized as one of the nations' most livable states.

  • Located in Minneapolis & St. Paul
  • Population = 270,000
  • Service Area = 1,600,000nt>

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 #

55713BR
Laboratory