Truman Medical Centers Kansas City , MO 64126
Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.
Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best possible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, teamwork and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC's tagline is: "Better. For Everyone." It is a simple statement, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.
Performs phlebotomy procedures, schedules tests and conducts test procedures. Cleans laboratory equipment as necessary and assists in clerical duties of the department, such as answering phones and ordering supplies. Performs duties in an independent manner with little or no direct supervision.
High school diploma or equivalent
Verbal communication skills required to explain procedures to patients
Knowledge of human development process and ability to work effectively with patients of all ages required
Writing skills required to maintain various records
Ability to order tests and/or test results on a computer terminal required
Must have physical ability to walk long distances for long periods of time, lean across the bedside to draw blood, or to push a cart
Must be able to carry a phlebotomy tray and lift and carry a filled gallon bottle
Must be able to work weekend, holidays, and rotate various shifts, if needed
Certification in phlebotomy and course in medical terminology preferred