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Phlebotomy Technician

Req #:  111278
Facility:  Advocate Medical Group
Department:  Clinical Support
City:  Morton Grove
Posting Budget Status:  Day
Shift Type:  Full Time - Permanent
Posting FTE:  1

Advocate Medical Group is a physician-led medical group providing primary care, specialty services, medical imaging, outpatient services and community based medical practices throughout the Chicagoland and Bloomington/Normal.

It’s more than a job, it’s a calling!

PHLEBOTOMY TECHNICIAN

Morton Grove, IL

Hours: Day/Night (40 hours fulltime)

JOB SUMMARY:
Provides accurate and timely collection and processing of laboratory specimens, in a customer focused manner, to ensure cost effective laboratory testing.

Accountabilities:

  • Collection of patient specimens to maintain high quality patient care.
  • Timely distribution of patient results to maintain quality patient care.
  • Referral Laboratory Services.
  • Maintenance and storage of adequate inventory to assure cost effective inventory levels within the department.
  • Actively participates in CQI and Customer Focus activities within the department.
  • Maintains a minimum level of competency on policies and procedures.
  • Depending on work assignment or time scheduled to work an individual may be assigned to one of the following additional tasks or job responsibilities.
  • Performs other diagnostic tests.
  • Reviews laboratory requisitions and specimens to ensure quality patient care.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma
  • 1 year of phlebotomy experience.
  • Knowledge of basic phlebotomy technique and use of vacutainers, needles and syringes.
  • Basic familiarity with CRTs and keyboards
  • Eligible for certification for PBT (ASCP).
  • CPR certification
  • Some instrumentation and work counters are higher than table height.
  • May be exposed to potentially toxic chemicals.
  • High stress fast paced work environment.
  • Routinely works with biohazardous specimens and infectious agents.
  • Ability to recognize needs and behaviors of patients treated (i.e., understand child growth and development, normal patterns of adolescent behavior and look for signs of normal aging). Prior experience with various age groups is required.
  • Must be able to work weekends as scheduled.
    Must be able to work overtime when required.
  • 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