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Phlebotomist- Lab Outreach

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Youngstown
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

**Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health**
**Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of Position**
The Lab Phlebotomist performs phlebotomy and other specimen collection. They use Lab Information System (LIS) and Hospital Information System (HIS) to conduct functions related to phlebotomy, order entry, result look-up and report generation and specimen receiving and preparation. They answer phones and forward appropriate problems to proper area.
**Essential Job Functions**
Performs specimen collection procedures (nasal, oropharyngeal, venipuncture, etc.)
Enters orders
Performs accessioning, centrifuging, and aliquoting
Generates reports
Provides basic customer service
This document is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, or working conditions associated with the job. Employees may be required to perform other job-related duties as required by their supervisor, subject to reasonable accommodation.
Phlebotomy Certification (preferred)
High School/GED (required)
**Work Experience**
1 year phlebotomy experience (preferred)
Basic phlebotomy training (preferred)
Active Listening
Ability to discern the thinking of others
Service Orientation
Verbal and Written Communication
Problem Solving
Customer Service
Time Management
Basic computer skills
Data entry
Specimen Collection
Draws blood
Sample analysis
Phlebotomy Collection Software
**Working Conditions**
Periods of high stress and fluctuating workloads may occur
May be exposed to physical altercations and verbal abuse
May be exposed to high noise levels and bright lights
May be exposed to limited hazardous substances or body fluids*
May be exposed to human blood and other potentially infectious materials*
May have periods of constant interruptions
General office environment
Required to car travel to off-site locations, occasionally in adverse weather conditions
Other: Intermittent exposure to fumes and odors
_* Individuals in this position are required to exercise universal precautions, use personal protective equipment and devices, and learn the policies concerning infection control._
**Physical Requirements**
Lifting/Carrying (0-50 lbs.) 1-33%
Lifting/Carrying (50-100 lbs.) 0%
Push/Pull (0-50 lbs.) 1-33%
Push/Pull (50-100 lbs.) 1-33%
Stoop/Kneel 1-33%
Crawling 0%
Climbing 0%
Balance 1-33%
Bending 67-100%
Sitting 34-66%
Walking 67-100%
Standing 67-100%
**Additional Physical Requirements/Hazards**
Manual dexterity (eye/hand coordination)
Perform shift work
Maneuver weight of patients
Hear alarms/telephone/audio recorder
Reach above shoulder
Repetitive arm/hand movements
Finger Dexterity
Color Vision
Acuity - far
Acuity - near
Depth perception
Exposure to toxic/caustic/chemicals/detergents
Exposure to moving mechanical parts
Exposure to dust/fumes
Exposure to potential electrical shock
Exposure to x ray/electromagnetic energy
Exposure to high pitched noises
Gaseous risk exposure
**Patient Population**
Neonates (0-4 weeks)
Infant (1-12 months)
Pediatrics (1-12 years)
Adolescents (13-17 years)
Adults (18-64 years)
Geriatrics (65 years and older)
Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer.
Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:
+ Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
+ Prescription drug coverage
+ Flexible spending accounts
+ Life insurance w/AD&D
+ Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
+ Paid time off
+ Educational Assistance
+ And much more
*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status
**S** **cheduled Weekly Hours:**
**Work Shift:**
All (United States of America)
Laboratory Outreach - St. Elizabeth
_All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for_ Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, _which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email_ _If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at_ _recruitment@mercy.com_
Mercy Health is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health ( , one of the top 20 health systems in the United States and part of the top performing quartile of Catholic health systems for lowest cost per case for patient care. Mercy Health is the largest health system in Ohio and among the top five employers in the state, with more than 33,500 employees serving communities throughout Ohio and in Kentucky. Mercy Health provided care for patients more than 6.8 million times in 2017.
The system includes assets of $6.8 billion and nearly 500 care facilities including 23 hospitals and 26 post-acute care facilities including senior living communities, hospice programs and home health agencies. Its clinically integrated network of more than 2,700 health care providers coordinates more effective and efficient care for more than 350,000 patients, saving money for taxpayers through the Medicare Shared Savings Program. As part of Bon Secours Mercy Health, the ministry provides nearly $2 million per day in community benefit. For more information, visit .

Keywords: Bon Secours Mercy Health, Youngstown , Phlebotomist- Lab Outreach, Healthcare , Youngstown, Ohio

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