All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:
Whole Person Wellbeing Resources
Our promise to you:
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.
Shift: Days (Varies)
Location: AdventHealth 1035 RED BUD RD NE, Calhoun, 30701
The role you’ll contribute:
The Phlebotomist II is responsible for collection of blood samples, through the use of standard venipuncture and microtainer techniques. Receives laboratory specimens and processes samples for Laboratory testing. Performs clerical and client service functions in the Laboratory as requested. Provide services for inpatient and outpatient population; provide receipt, handling, and processing services for all Laboratory specimens. Collects blood from patients, checks quality of blood, and assumes responsibility for the safety and comfort of patients following established standards and practices.
The value you’ll bring to the team:
Performs venipuncture procedures in an accurate, safe, and efficient manner following departmental and regulatory standards and policies.
Ability to perform venipuncture and microtainer collection.
Performs alternate specimen collection methods, i.e., heelsticks and fingersticks in an accurate, safe, and efficient manner following departmental and regulatory standards and policies.
Identifies and conducts problem resolution for preanalytical specimen issues.
Utilizes Laboratory Information System for all specimen processing and handling functions to ensure timeliness and accuracy of workflow.
Consistently uses appropriate PPE and complies with all departmental and regulatory infection control policies, including sharps safety procedures.
Assists in maintaining adequate inventory levels; demonstrates conservative use of supplies by utilizing situation-appropriate devices.
Ability to properly prioritize routine specimen receipt in the laboratory on a "first in – first out" basis.
Stat and Alert specimens are prioritized before routine orders.
Follows appropriate safety policies including the appropriate use of PPE, handwashing, and hazardous chemical handling. Demonstrates understanding and adheres to Chemical Hygiene plan and Infection Control policies. Employee job duties may include transport of hazardous waste from the point of generation to a designated secure storage area; employee will be required to complete initial training (prior to handling hazardous waste) and refresher training to include proper handling and transport of hazardous waste, and proper selection, use and disposal of personal protective equipment.
Performs other duties as assigned.
The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed:
High School Grad or Equiv
American Society for Clinical Pathology
Basic Life Support - CPR Cert
Please be advised that all licenses and certifications listed are not required. If you only have one or some of those listed, you may still be eligible for this position.
Basic Life Support (BLS) certification if required by facility.
PBT(ASCP) or equivalent
Six months of phlebotomy experience
Completion of a phlebotomy training program
Phlebotomy (venipuncture and capillary)
Strong organizational skills and ability to multitask.
Ability and willingness to work independently as well as in a team environment.
Ability and willingness to work flexible schedules, including nights, weekends, holidays, etc.
Must be able to read, write and speak conversational English
Basic computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.