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Phlebotomist

Req #:  104199
Facility:  Condell Medical Center
Department:  Phlebotomy
City:  Libertyville
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Part Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  0.5

Advocate Condell Medical Center has been providing high quality care to residents in the north suburbs for more than 85 years. It is the largest health care provider and only Level I trauma center in Lake County, Illinois. Advocate Condell is a non-profit, acute care hospital offering a full spectrum of medical services. This includes everything from obstetrics, radiology services and rehabilitation to open heart surgery, neurosurgery and oncology.

Advocate Condell has been named a 100 Top Hospital by Truven Health Analytics three times, and was recently awarded the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) prestigious Magnet designation.  This designation is the highest honor and level of recognition ANCC awards to nursing services in national and international health care.  Magnet designation is the gold standard by which nursing and patient care is measured. 

Advocate Condell is accredited by DNV Healthcare as a Primary Stroke Center and also features an emergency department approved for pediatrics backed by the resources of Advocate Children’s Hospital.”

 

It’s More Than a Job, it’s a calling!

PHLEBOTOMIST – Inpatient

  • Advocate Condell Hospital, Libertyville, IL
  • Day Shift; Mon-Fri, 3:00am - 7:00am; rotating weekends
  • Part Time--20 hours a week. 

 

JOB and UNIT SUMMARY:

Phlebotomist collects blood specimens from patients in all clinical areas in a manner that is technically appropriate, cost effective and patient focused, according to approved departmental policies and procedures.

  • Daily Operations: Collects laboratory specimens to include blood, throat and nasal cultures, urine, urine drug screen and invasive nasopharyngeal swab collections, from patients of all ages in accordance with accepted laboratory standards, policies and procedures (operational and safety) in order to ensure optimal specimen integrity and accurate test results
  • Maintains competency in phlebotomy skills and assists in the orientation and training of newly hired phlebotomists and processing personnel
  • Triages and processes specimen efficiently and accurately according to policy and procedure. (Site specific)

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Completed an accredited phlebotomy training program or equivalent program or at least 6 months hospital phlebotomy experience that qualifies individual to take the phlebotomy certification exam
  • Phlebotomy certification will be required within 1 year of hire: PBT (ASCP)/NPA/ACA/NHA/NCA NCMA certification also accepted
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Good organizational skills
  • Courteous and professional
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • CRT/Computer familiarity.
  • Customer Service approach to providing care.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Flexibility
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and in difficult situations.
  • Ability to work rotating shifts and day of the week, including holidays.
  • Ability to rotate to other ACL sites if needed
  • Endurance for long periods of standing, bending, and walking carrying phlebotomy equipment throughout hospital
  • Exposure to contagious diseases, potentially biohazardous specimens and material.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds without assistance. For patient lifts of over 35 pounds, or when patient is unable to assist with the lift, patient handling equipment is expected to be used, with at least one other associate, when available. Unique patient lifting/movement situations will be assessed on a case by case basis

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About Advocate Health Care

 

Advocate Health Care, named among the nation’s Top 5 large health systems based on quality by Truven Analytics, is the largest health system in Illinois and one of the largest health care providers in the Midwest. Advocate operates more than 250 sites of care, including 12 hospitals that encompass 11 acute care hospitals, the state’s largest integrated children’s network, the state’s largest emergency and Level I trauma network, one of the area’s largest home health care companies, and the region’s largest medical group. Advocate Health Care has 4 teaching hospitals and is a not-for-profit, mission-based health system affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the United Church of Christ.


Nearest Major Market: Chicago