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Req. No

183415

Job Title

Phlebotomist - Laboratory

Market

CHRISTUS Spohn

Category

Clinical Laboratory

Facility

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg

Address

1311 General Cavazos Blvd
Kingsville, TX  78363
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Type

FULL TIME

Phlebotomist - Laboratory Job in Kingsville

Job Description

Summary:

Responsible for performing all the duties of a phlebotomist including specimen collection, specimen receiving, and specimen referrals.

CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg is a premier medical facility found in a town known for its ranching history and rich in Texas culture in Kingsville, Texas. Licensed for 100 beds, the hospital is a Level IV Trauma Center general acute care facility offering complete Medical and Surgical Services including Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Skilled Nursing, as well as, Emergency, Intensive Care, Cardiac and Comprehensive Diagnostic Services serving the resident of Kleberg, Brooks, Kennedy and southern Nueces counties.

CHRISTUS Spohn Kleberg Plaza houses the hospital’s birthing services with modern, state-of-the-art labor/delivery/recovery/postpartum rooms (LDRPs,) a nursery, the Cissy Horlock Taub Women’s Center (a diagnostic and education/resource center) and physician office suites. Outpatient rehabilitation services including occupational, and speech therapy, wound care, physical and aquatic therapy are offered at two convenient locations in Kingsville.

At CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Kleberg, we respect what each individual brings to our faith-based mission of healing, and to our commitment to provide the very finest health care. Your background, your skills and your personality are welcome here. We have a supportive environment where quality of work and quality of life are in balance.

Responsibilities:

• Meets expectations of the applicable OneCHRISTUS Competencies: Leader of Self, Leader of Others, or Leader of Leaders.
• Ensures that the company philosophy and core values are evident in the service delivered to customers.
• Takes responsibility for seeking and achieving professional growth and continued education.
• Assures quality of work performed by all associates. Coordinates services to customers in a manner that provides customer satisfaction and cost-efficient operations.
• Assures compliance with CAP, JCAHO, OSHA, infection control, safety, and other regulatory standards, including privacy and security of health information (PHI).
• Maintains collection tray/container/bag and working area in a neat and sanitary condition & restocks as necessary.
• Responsible for procurement of supplies for the department in cooperation with the team lead.
• Performs all duties of a phlebotomist; specimen collection, specimen receiving, specimen send-outs.
• Prepares specimens for referral to outside labs, including ordering of misc. and misc. referred testing, packaging of specimens, calling of cab, referral paperwork, and the mail system
• Performs all patient specimen collections including, but not limited to, venipuncture, capillary collection, urine drug screen collection, skin tests, and blood, throat, and NP cultures.
• Ensures that specimen requirements are met at the time of collection and maintain specimen integrity
• Demonstrates good communication skills by competently interacting with customers, patients, family members, nurses, physicians, clients, and co-workers.
• Operates the laboratory computer system to document specimen information, patient registration, order entry, collection lists, and other assigned tasks.
• Performs other related duties as assigned (stand-by/on-call, inventory, special projects, cross-training, etc.).
• Completes associate performance evaluations and annual competency assessments in a timely manner.

Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Diploma or Transcript required at time of hire.
  • Completion of a Phlebotomy; Medical Laboratory; or Medical Assistant program that includes phlebotomy preferred
  • Familiar with medical terminology; computer data entry; organizational skills
  • One year phlebotomy experience preferred
  • Certification from National Accredited Program Preferred

Work Schedule:

Varies

Work Type:

Full Time


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Phlebotomist - Laboratory