Phlebotomist II

Beaumont Hospitals Trenton , MI 48183

Posted 2 weeks ago

As the largest not-for-profit health care system serving Michigan, we offer a world of opportunity within our expansive system. We have more nationally ranked hospitals than any other health system in the state, including six that are Magnet-recognized. In total, Beaumont has eight hospitals and 155 outpatient sites that provide diverse practice settings located in communities throughout southeastern Michigan and the greater Detroit metropolitan area.

$1,500 sign on bonus available for full time roles, $750 sign on bonus for part time.

GENERAL SUMMARY:

Under the direction of phlebotomy management, performs diverse support functions including phlebotomy to ensure accurate test results and a quick turnaround time. Positions supporting Patient Service Centers and client offices are required to provide phlebotomy services to these locations as determined by department needs and may be assigned to different locations and/or different schedules without a 30-day notice. This position reports to the Phlebotomy Services Coordinator, or the Manager Laboratory, or the Laboratory Supervisor, or the Director Lab Operations.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

1.Performs venipuncture and capillary punctures to obtain adequate samples. Is responsible for correct patient identification, specimen labeling and documentation. Demonstrates knowledge and ability to evaluate and select proper collection methods for age specific patients.

2.Supports activities related to laboratory testing (phlebotomy, specimen collection, computer order entry and specimen processing) to ensure accurate result reporting and quick turn-around time.

3.Performs processing functions related to testing including verification, accessioning, aliquoting, processing and batching send out testing, adding/cancelling tests, distributing, storing and disposing of specimens.

4.Performs registration duties applicable to the site/location of assignment. Computer based registration and order entry duties require prior training provided by the applicable department.

5.Adheres to Compliance policies as related to job duties to include presenting Advance Beneficiary Notice (ABN) of non-coverage prior to delivery of outpatient services.

6.Performs observational competency of all support staff under the guidance of the phlebotomy leadership using established criteria.

7.Oversees and schedules training of new employees, provides current employees with in-service education on new policy and procedures; may act as a shift leader. Works well without direct supervision.

8.Maintains department equipment and inventory to ensure proper supplies are available.

9.Participates in:

  • Q.I./process improvements, data collection, QC documentation, and/or CAP surveys as applicable to the assigned department.

  • Patient and Family-Centered Care culture. Staff activities of a High Reliability Organization (HRO).

  • Friend-at-Work program and assists in training new hires as applicable/assigned.

  • Staff meetings and committee meetings as assigned.


  1. Cost effectiveness: Efficient use of time in completing tasks accurately and timely. Mindful of appropriate use of laboratory funds through purchase requests and the observance of wasteful use of supplies.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. It should be understood, therefore, that incumbents may be asked to perform job-related duties beyond those explicitly described.

STANDARD QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

A. Education / Training:

  • A minimum of a High school diploma or GED equivalent required. Medical Assistant or Phlebotomy Course and phlebotomy externship required.

  • Completion of a phlebotomy training program required. The achievement of 50 draws within previous roles will be considered in lieu of a completed training program.

B. Work Experience:

  • A minimum of a year of experience as a Phlebotomist.

C. Certification, Licensure, Registration:

  • Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant Certification preferred.

D. Other Qualifications:

  • Positions supporting Patient Service Centers and client practices require reliable transportation, a valid Michigan Driver's License and good driving record in accordance with Corporate Policy. Employees are required to immediately notify manager of any traffic violations incurred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

A. Physical Effort:

  • Occasional physical activities requiring ability to push/pull objects of up to 40 pounds, lift objects up 10 pounds; occasionally lift objects up to 30 pounds.

  • Perform motor skills such as walking, standing, perform manipulative skills such as repetitive arm use, and preparation of specimens for analysis and operation of laboratory equipment

  • Performing tasks, which require eye-hand coordination such as analysis of specimens, and performing tasks, which require arm-hand steadiness such as cleaning, calibration and operation of instrumentation and equipment

  • Perform mobility skills such as standing to sitting and remaining in positions for prolonged periods, perform stooping along with manual dexterity and coordination functions

  • Ability to see objects far away as in locating exits, see objects closely as in reading thermometers, product labels and instrument readouts

  • Ability to hear normal sounds such as equipment operating and being able to hear pages, telephone conversations, etc. Distinguish sound as in responding to timers and/or audible alarms

  • Ability to concentrate on fine details with frequent interruptions

  • Ability to attend to task/functions constantly for periods up to 60 minutes in length and to attend to task/functions for periods exceeding 60 minutes in length

  • Ability to understand and relate to specific ideas, concepts, and theories

  • Ability to remember tasks and/or assignment over short or long periods, work schedules or job assignments

B. Work Environment:

  • Employee may be exposed to:

  • Sharp objects, bodily injuries, blood, body fluids, body tissues or other biohazards

  • High, low or sudden fluctuations in temperatures, high or low humidity, dust, loud or unpleasant noises

  • Electrical hazards, electromagnetic radiation, ionizing radiation, stored energy in the form of chemical, electrical or kinetic sources

  • Hazardous materials other than those listed above including toxins, cytotoxins, poisonous substances or other chemicals

  • Potentially stressful situations, such as STAT testing on patient(s) in critical condition

  • Potential risk of an exposure to hazardous medications or waste materials of hazardous medications.

Beaumont offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet your financial, health and life-work balance goals.

  • NEW On-demand pay program - powered by Payactiv

  • Generous paid time off, holidays and flexible scheduling

  • Our employees receive special discounts on a wide range of products and services

  • Exceptional health, dental, vision and prescription drug insurance plans

This is where extraordinary begins. Find out where it can take you and your career. Apply Now!

  • Beaumont Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.
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Phlebotomist II

Beaumont Hospitals