The role of the phlebotomist is one that deals with personal interaction and communication. No two patients are alike so every day is different! Drawing blood is an essential part of the medical diagnosis and requires coordination, organization, and multitasking. This role is ideal for candidates that enjoy personal interaction and has a sunny disposition. If you are interested we invite you to apply!
The Phlebotomist collects products or specimens for basic procedures, such as: analytical testing of glucose, perform procedures, such as: bleeding times, sweat chlorides, D-Xylose tolerance and point-of-care testing using proper techniques and performs and documents quality control procedures utilizing laboratory computer information system. They follow strict principles of asepsis and antisepsis & assist in the care of the patient prior to, during and after specimen collection. The phlebotomist determines, from like samples, combinations of tests and the associated acceptable minimum volumes. They are knowledgeable of pre-analytic variables, which may affect specimen analysis and are familiar with test synonyms and abbreviations, and cross-referencing tests to specimen types.
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. A diploma from an accredited phlebotomy training institute OR significant phlebotomy experience.
Professional registration preferred.
Experience must be either: Six months' experience in a high volume phlebotomy environment, or successful completion of an academic program which included substantial, practical clinical phlebotomy experience (EX: 8+ week clinical student rotation program in a hospital setting)
Must be able to continuously move about department and between workstations.
Must be able to understand directions and be able to communicate and respond to inquiries. Requires effective interpersonal skills.
Must be able to tolerate exposure to disease bearing specimens, blood and body fluids.
Must be able to differentiate colors.
Must be able to input and retrieve information from computer.
Must be able to move, lift or carry materials or equipment weighing up to 50 lbs., up to 10% of the time.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
ProMedica is a mission-based, not-for-profit integrated healthcare organization headquartered in Toledo, Ohio. It serves communities in 30 states. The organization offers acute and ambulatory care, an insurance company with a dental plan, and post-acute and academic business lines. The organization has more than 70,000 employees, 13 hospitals, 2,700 physicians and advanced practice providers with privileges, 900+ healthcare providers employed by ProMedica Physicians, a health plan, and 450 assisted living facilities, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, memory care communities, outpatient rehabilitation clinics, and hospice and home health care agencies. Driven by its Mission to improve your health and well-being, ProMedica has been nationally recognized for its advocacy programs and efforts to address social determinants of health.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, age, disability, military or veteran status, height, weight, familial or marital status, or genetics.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug-Free Workplace
Employee Exemption Type
Budgeted Hours / Pay Period
Additional Schedule Details
Float position, day shift hours will vary. Float will cover Youngstown, OH area locations.