Phlebotomist in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
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St. Mark's Hospital

Phlebotomist

Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Laboratory   Job ID: 128102
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Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Phlebotomist you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join St. Mark's Hospital which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

We are committed to providing our employees with the support they need. At St. Mark's Hospital, we offer eligible colleagues an attractive benefit package that includes medical, wellbeing, dental and vision benefits along with some unique benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Flexible Spending
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) and Personal Leave
  • 401K (100% annual match - 3% to 9% of pay based on years of service)
  • Academic Assistance and Reimbursements for Tuition and Student Loans
  • Employee Discounts including Tickets, Retail, Mental Health Apps, Education Apps, Identity Theft Protection etc.
  • HomeAuto, and Pet Insurance
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)
  • Short Term Long Term Disability coverage
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Legal Benefits and lots more!

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Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Phlebotomist where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

Job Summary and Qualifications

As a Phlebotomist at our facility you will be an integral part of our Laboratory team. We are a highly functioning team that supports many different departments and has a passion for providing the best patient care through compassionate, professional interactions and reliable testing. In this role:

    • Accountable for adhering to our mission including meeting behavioral expectations (compassion, caring and confidentiality), providing excellence in health care delivery, supporting dignity of all persons (empowerment) and responsible stewardship of resources.
    • Receives orders either by telephone or requisition from the nursing units or physicians; enters requests on computer by patient number, operator and tests ordered and travels to patient site, as necessary, to obtain specimens.
    • Prepares skin site and performs venipuncture and skin punctures according to established aseptic techniques to obtain blood specimens in accordance with physicians' orders.
    • Instructs patients in specimen collection methods and procedures (i.e., urinalysis and bacteriology), and obtains specimens for culture and analysis.
    • Labels and records specimens obtained, transport them to the laboratory and distribute to appropriate laboratory area for analysis.
    • Follows guidelines that maintain safety for oneself, patients, visitors and co-workers and if classified as a category I or II employee under OSHA regulations, adheres to OSHA standards by wearing personal protective equipment, following universal precautions and being knowledgeable about blood borne pathogens.
    • Performs other duties as may be assigned.
    • You will collect blood samples and urine from patients for laboratory testing including blood cultures.
    • You will register specimens and orders tests in LIS and prepare/label samples for internal or external testing.
    • You will communicate lab test requests and results to appropriate staff, departments, and/or physicians.
    • You will collect and document urine drug screens requiring chain of custody.
    • You will assist with in-services or training as assigned.
    • You will assist with administrative duties within the laboratory.

     

    Qualifications-

    ·Previous health care experience required laboratory experience and knowledge of aseptic methods and basic medical terminology preferred.

    ·Good communication skills.

    ·Analytical skills necessary to select best site for obtaining blood and bacteriological specimens based on physicians' orders.

    ·Does not pose a direct threat or risk to the safety and health of themselves and other employees.

    ·Phlebotomy or Medical Assistant certification.

    ·Minimum 6 months of phlebotomy experience or completion of a phlebotomy training program.

    ·Excellent communication/people skills and problem solving skills.

    Computer skills and filing/clerical skills.

    ·High attention to detail and accuracy.

    ·American Red Cross or American Heart Association Basic Life Support Course (BLS or BCLS) and Certification. This is required within 30 days of hire. 

    ·Valid driver’s license.

For 150 years, St. Mark’s Hospital has provided a full-spectrum of healthcare services to Salt Lake City and its surrounding communities. As Utah’s first hospital, St. Mark’s team members uphold a rich tradition of patient-centered, top-quality care at our 308 plus bed hospital. St Mark’s drives the development of some of the regions finest clinical service areas such as neurosciences, trauma, orthopedics, cardiac care and robotic surgery. St. Mark’s was named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® list. This is the eighth time this hospital has been recognized with this honor as one of the top performing Teaching Hospitals in the U.S. 

St. Mark’s has expanded emergency access to the communities we serve with two free standing emergency centers, Taylorsville Emergency Center and West Valley Emergency Center. Both locations have 10 plus patient rooms are staffed 24/7 by experienced board-certified emergency room physicians, nurses and support teams from St. Mark’s Hospital. In addition to ER care, both facilities give comprehensive imaging services, including computerized tomography (CT scan), X‐ray, and ultrasound as well as a fully-equipped medical laboratory.

Nestled at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, St. Mark’s sits in a picturesque and ideal location. From our hospital doors it’s a quick commute to Salt Lake’s urban and cultural benefits, and a short drive to outdoor adventures and Utah’s glorious national parks. 

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times.  In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.


"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Phlebotomist opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Laboratory
Full-time • Days 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to have received the first dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccination series (or a one-dose COVID-19 vaccination) to meet CMS requirements, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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