Dupage Medical Group

POSITION DETAILS:

  • Full-Time, 40 hours per week
  • Monday- Friday, Must be willing to work variable shifts between7:00am-7:00pm.
  • Every other Saturday required from 7:00am-12:30pm.
  • Location: Split between Tinley Park and Joliet locations

SUMMARY:

Under the general supervision of the Laboratory Director, Manager or Supervisor, the Phlebotomist I performs Laboratory procedures in Phlebotomy and other Specimen Collections, Specimen Processing and/or any other General duties, as necessary, under the direction of a licensed laboratory supervisor. The Phlebotomist I presents a professional, courteous and respectful demeanor when engaging with patients, co-workers, other staff and general public.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Depending on Practice Site Requirements, not all duties listed may be performed. However, it is expected MOST duties will be performed. Travel to other sites may be required.

  • Perform phlebotomy on adult and pediatric patients by vascular access (venipuncture) or capillary collection (finger stick) using aseptic protocols, accurate patient identification and proper labeling procedures.
  • Monitor phone and voice mail messages, as necessary
  • Monitor collection supply inventory and order supplies as necessary
  • Receive patients professionally and courteously utilizing AIDET and positive patient experience tools
  • Perform specimen centrifugation, processing, prepping for reference lab transportation, storage and retrieval
  • Utilize computer skills to accurately access patient/testing information, as necessary
  • Produce patient demographic sheet and prepare additional paperwork to accompany specimens, as necessary
  • Maintain a clean patient and working environment.
  • Perform other assigned duties, as needed.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Service Orientation: Anticipating, recognizing and meeting the needs of patients and clinicians in a courteous timely manner.
  • Oral Communication: Listening openly and clearly conveying messages and information.
  • Written Communication and Comprehension: Writing clearly using professional grammar, symbols and medical terminology. Able to decipher and comprehend writings and documentation of others.
  • Team Work: Working effectively and respectfully with others to enhance positive patient experiences and accomplish goals and objectives. Willingly offering assistance to others.
  • Attention to Detail/High Level of Accuracy: Approaching job carefully and methodically to ensure all steps are covered.
  • Able to Prioritize and Multi-task: Properly prioritizing work/assignments on a daily basis. Able to change priorities while still maintaining efficiency as circumstances dictate.
  • Able to Perform Collections, Processing: Demonstrating appropriate and accurate techniques and abilities to perform daily tasks.

EDUCATION and / or CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE:

  • High School graduate or equivalent required
  • National Phlebotomy Certification or qualified to sit for phlebotomy certification exam preferred

EXPERIENCE:

  • Prior experience as a Phlebotomist OR an equivalent combination of graduation from a certified phlebotomy school coupled with work experience in a healthcare field preferred.
  • Moderate knowledge of medical terminology, excellent verbal and written communication skills preferred.

 

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