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Bozeman Health PHLEBOTOMIST in Bozeman, Montana

  • POSITION DESCRIPTION

  • POSITION SUMMARY

  • Working under general supervision, the phlebotomist will collect blood and body fluids, perform EKG’s, communicate essential information to co-workers, maintain a professional manner in dealing with patients and co-workers, perform clerical duties such as filing, Requisition Entry, telephone communication and other information system work, perform courier services to Bozeman Health clients and perform DOT urine collections and breath alcohol testing, and perform other duties as assigned.

  • REQUIREMENTS

  • EDUCATION

  • Required:

    • High School graduate (or equivalent).
  • Preferred:

  • LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION

  • Required:

    • It is expected that the applicant will become certified as a DOT-urine drug screen collector and breath alcohol tester within 6 months of hire
  • All training and training opportunities are provided by BDH. Training opportunities are offered at least every 6 months.

  • Preferred:

  • EXPERIENCE

  • Required:

  • Preferred:

    • Phlebotomy orientation course
  • KNOWLEDGE OF, SKILLS IN, ABILITY TO, COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULY:

  • KNOWLEDGE OF:

    • Personal Computers, hardware and basic software programs.
  • Blood collection techniques and awareness of factors that contribute to specimen integrity.

  • EKG performance techniques and awareness of factors that contribute to proper testing.

  • Urine Drug testing collection techniques. Breath Alcohol testing techniques.

  • SKILLS IN:

    • Evidence of good communication skills, organizational skills, and interpersonal skills
  • Collecting blood from venous, capillary and arterial sources.

  • ABILITY TO:

    • COMPLY WITH POLICIES AND PROCEDURES OF BOZEMAN DEACONESS HOSPITAL
  • Refers to policy manual for specific instructions/guidelines

  • Follow established policies/procedures

  • Adheres to the standards of the job description and overall philosophy of Bozeman Health

  • Reliability and dependability

  • Flexibility and willingness to try and learn new things

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize

  • Ability to work independently

  • MAINTAIN A RESPONSIBLE ATTITUDE TOWARD THE FACILITY AND THE DEPARTMENT

  • Courteous and helpful to patients/residents, co-workers, visitors and physicians

  • Creates and maintains an atmosphere of warmth, personal interest and positive attitude as well as a calm environment throughout the department

  • COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULTY:

    • Work effectively under emergency conditions in a stressful environment.
  • ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • 50% Time Spent - Collects blood specimens from patients in a variety of settings.

  • 10% Time Spent - Performs Breath alcohol testing and collects COC urine drug screen specimens

  • 10% Time Spent - Performs EKG’s on patients in a variety of settings.

  • 20% Time Spent - Performs clerical duties: filing, bill-checking, etc.

  • 10% Time Spent - Performs Downtime HOV registrations, Requisition Entry, and enters laboratory orders.

  • ADDITIONAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs urine drug screen collections

  • Performs breath alcohol testing

  • Performs housekeeping chores within the Laboratory Information System

  • Answers the telephone and, with a minimum of transfers, gets answers to callers’ questions.

  • Handles, packing lists, ships, stores, retrieves and delivers patient specimens for testing.

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