PHLEBOTOMIST

  • Aspirus Health
  • Aspirus Wausau Hospital Inc US
  • Posted: Apr 09, 2019
Other Allied Health

Job Description

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JOB SUMMARY

The Phlebotomist works under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures to perform the manual and technical tasks involved with the proper collection, labeling, processing and distribution of biological specimens for laboratory testing from patients of all ages. This person is responsible for utilizing relevant computer programs, performing data entry, and canceling and crediting tests.

The Phlebotomist will have a robust 6 week training program at a full-time status.  While on training employee must train from 4 a.m.-12:30 p.m. during the first 4 weeks and variable shifts during the rest of the training period.  Once fully trained the employee will work 8 hour shifts with start times possibilities 6:00am, 06:30am, 8:00am, 9:00.am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm. Required to perform EKG's regularly. 

EDUCATION

  • Completion of a high school diploma or equivalent required
  • Successful completion of a phlebotomy program or related health care training (MA, CNA, EMT, etc.) beneficial
  • Knowledge of laboratory standards and practices acquired through completion of a degree or courses in chemical, physical, or biological sciences from an accredited institution beneficial
  • Courses in EKG basic interpretation beneficial

EXPERIENCE

  • Phlebotomy experience, related health care experience, or other non-healthcare laboratory experience beneficial
  • Computer experience beneficial
  • Customer service/telephone communications experience beneficial

OTHER

  • Demonstrates a pleasant, congenial, accommodating and diplomatic personality with strong interpersonal and oral/written communication skills
  • Possesses a pleasant and clearly understandable telephone voice and manner, along with mental alertness and attention to detail

ABOUT US

Aspirus Wausau Hospital is a private/not-for-profit facility. We are a Level II Trauma Center licensed for 325 beds, operating at 230. We average 12,714 inpatient admissions with 78,119 outpatients and 30,574 emergency room visits per year. Our departments include an 18-bed Medical/Surgical ICU, 8-bed cardiac ICU, 18-bed ER, 1,308 annual deliveries in our OB unit, 12-room NICU, 5 cath labs, performing 435 open heart surgeries per year in our Aspirus Heart & Vascular Institute.

Wausau is located in the lovely Wisconsin River valley at the center of the state. We have a metro area population of 80,000 with excellent schools, busy performing arts center, large private music conservatory, and visual arts center. Quiet residential neighborhoods surround Lake Wausau and overlook the Wisconsin River or have views of Rib Mountain State Park.  We enjoy four seasons of recreation including all water sports, sailing, kayaking, mountain biking, hiking, soccer, down-hill and cross-country skiing. We are conveniently located three hours from Milwaukee and Minneapolis.