Phlebotomist / Lab Assistant
at La Rabida Children's Hospital

Date Posted: 4/13/2019

Job Description

Full-time positions Process requests for laboratory work by obtaining specimens and inputting required information in the Laboratory Information System (LIS) and Clinical Information System.  Provide reports and other related information to clients as needed.  Collects, prepares, and processes specimens for Reference Lab Testing. Performs Point of Care (POC) testing.

  • Draw blood samples from  patient, following set guidelines, including strict adherence to National Patient Safety Goals (NPSG).

  • Blood draws for employees as directed by Employee health.

  • Prepare blood samples for 'send out' or POC testing.

  • Perform waived laboratory testing by following manufacturers instructions, enters and verifies results in Laboratory Information Systems in accordance with Laboratory policies.
  • Process inpatient laboratory requests utilizing Laboratory Information System and verifies collection.  

  • Process orders, collect specimens, verify and process clinic patient orders.

  • Enters specimen and test information when required.

  • Prepares and processes specimens for Reference Lab Testing when required. 

  • Scanning of  reference laboratory test results when necessary. 

  • Interact effectively with physicians, patients, and other support services. 

  • Answer phone calls, respond to customer concerns and questions promptly and professionally and route calls when necessary.

  • Participate in inventory management and optimal resource utilization.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma and an approved phlebotomy program or 4-5 years relevant work experience or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience required.

  • 2 years previous pediatric phlebotomy experience preferred.

  • PBT(ASCP) and/or CLPIB (NCA) programs MA certification- preferred.

  • General knowledge of phlebotomy procedures and practices.

  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to provide compassionate patient care and orientation.

  • Computer and office experience is preferred but not required. FORMTEXT

  • CPR required:  Only certifications issued by the American Heart Association or the American Red Cross will be accepted.

Job Snapshot

About Us

La Rabida Children’s Hospital is the only is the only hospital of its kind in Chicago.  We specialize in treatment of chronic illnesses, developmental disabilities, abuse and trauma.  La Rabida provides comprehensive, interdisciplinary health services to children across a continuum of care, serving as a model for family-centered care.

La Rabida is a very special place.  Triumphs occur here. Children overcome odds and excel beyond hope. This is where those who serve gain more than they give. La Rabida offers rewarding job opportunities across a wide array of clinical, administrative and support service functions. We also offer psychology training programs in child clinical and pediatric psychology.

Our comprehensive employee benefits program is competitive. Our lakefront location is spectacular. We are an equal opportunity employer. We promote healthy eating and our facilities are smoke free.

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