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SCL Health Phlebotomist in Billings, Montana

Job Description:

The Phlebotomist I is responsible to accurately collect patient specimens for diagnostic testing while working in a professional medical environment. This position functions as part of a dynamic and engaging team with a workload that ranges from fast-paced hospital settings and high/low volume clinics. Caregivers in this role will gain valuable experience and knowledge to help prepare them for workplace and career advancement.

Job Specifics:

  • Benefits Eligible: Yes
  • Shift Details: Variable

Scope:

  • Performs phlebotomy (venipuncture, fingerstick, heelstick) according to established procedures. Identifies patients using two patient identifiers. Labels specimens and specimen containers accurately.
  • Files patients lab reports, requisitions charges for the business office and sends reports to outside hospitals and clinics. Posts charges and reconciles invoices. Investigates complex bills, as needed. Researches and resolves any questionable patient orders. Enters patient demographic data accurately. Maintains required lab records and logs, collects statistics for reports and other clerical duties as directed by manager.
  • Cleans and maintains equipment, centrifuges, and refrigerators. Records daily temperatures of all refrigerators in the phlebotomy areas. Orders supplies and maintains sufficient inventory to efficiently operate phlebotomy services. Assists in the training of new associates and students. Acts as a receptionist, greeting patients and answering phones within the laboratory. Performs patient registration and test ordering and specimen processing as appropriate.
  • Documents and communicates information thoroughly and accurately. Utilizes equipment according to departmental guidelines, maintaining all equipment as per guidelines. Ensures equipment and supplies are maintained in appropriate working order. Evaluates and utilizes inventory appropriately, assists with inventory control as needed.
  • Maintains a neat and clean work area. Disposes of waste appropriately. Cleans bench areas and equipment. Restocks supplies as appropriate. Maintains the washroom and performs washroom functions as appropriate.
  • Promotes mission, vision, and values of SCL Health, and abides by service behavior standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalency is required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • RPT (Registered Phlebotomy Technician) AMT or PBT (Phlebotomy Technician)
  • ASCP certification preferred
  • Six (6) months of laboratory experience is preferred

Physical Requirements:

No Additional Description Available

Anticipated job posting close date:

07/21/2024

Location:

Intermountain Health St Vincent Regional Hospital

Work City:

Billings

Work State:

Montana

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

The hourly range for this position is listed below. Actual hourly rate dependent upon experience.

$16.24 - $21.92

We care about your well-being - mind, body, and spirit - which is why we provide our caregivers a generous benefits package that covers a wide range of programs to foster a sustainable culture of wellness that encompasses living healthy, happy, secure, connected, and engaged.

Learn more about our comprehensive benefits packages for our Idaho, Nevada, and Utah based caregivers, and for our Colorado, Montana, and Kansas based caregivers; and our commitment todiversity, equity, and inclusion.

Intermountain Health is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


Our facilities do not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, national origin, disability, or age in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in, its programs, services or activities, or on the basis of sex (gender) in health programs and activities

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