HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Laboratory Technician/Phlebotomist PRN in Frankfort, Kentucky

Laboratory Technician/Phlebotomist PRN

Frankfort Regional Medical Center is a 173-bed, acute care facility, Level III trauma Center, Primary Stroke Center and Accredited Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI that serves Franklin, Anderson, Owen, Woodford, Shelby and surrounding counties.

Owned by Hospital Corporation of America (HCA), Frankfort Regional has received numerous award and accolades for its quality of care, including Magnet designation for nursing excellence. Accredited by The Joint Commission, the hospital offers an array of medical and surgical programs and for the 12th consecutive year was chosen as one of the /Best Places to Work in Kentucky/. Frankfort Regional Medical Center is committed to recruiting professional, energetic and goal oriented individuals. Our hospital strives to make “excellence” in healthcare our top priority.

With our team-oriented approach, and the ample opportunities we provide for learning and career growth, we know you'll find that Frankfort Regional offers the ideal atmosphere where you can use your best skills. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package, a matching 401(k) plan, nursing clinical ladder, referral bonuses, outstanding educational assistance and resources, plus a generous paid time-off plan.

Position Summary: Performs routine blood drawing procedures to include venipuncture, finger and heel sticks. Collects urine specimens from outpatients. Processes specimens into laboratory information system. Correctly dispatches specimens to reference laboratories.

Click here to learn more about Frankfort Regional: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=czpAXEirT_Q

Responsibilities

• Greet patient utilizing AIDET • Selects equipment according to age of patient. • Performs specimen collection using proper technique for venipuncture, finger and heel stick transporting specimens to the laboratory safely and efficiently • Complies with all processes designed to reduce and/or prevent healthcare acquired infections • Utilizes personal protective and sharps safety equipment & utilizes standard precautions as indicated • Utilizes hand hygiene practices following requirements of policy & adheres to isolation precautions as indicated • Demonstrates knowledge and response to emergency plans • Reports unsafe conditions and initiates work orders as appropriate • Utilizes equipment in a safe manner. • Processes orders and results into the LIS accurately. • Dispatches specimens to the reference laboratory accurately. Problem solves specimen inquiries and pending reports as they occur. • Completes drug testing collection, requisitions and dispatches them to the appropriate reference lab. • Preserves privacy through maintenance of confidentiality in communication, patient care and documentation, as per HIPAA requirements • Assists in identifying and communication oppportunities to reduce factors that may contribute to unwanted outcomes or adverse events • Maintains departments records according to policy • Maintains department manuals according to CAP guidelines if applicable • Demonstrates use of proper equipment and knowledge of anatomy of heel sticks • Communicates to toddlers in 3-4 word sentences and recognizes fear of confinement. • Selects appropriate equipment for pre-school children based on size. • Communicates to children appropriately including them in decision making. • Provides for privacy in adolescents and uses correct terminology • Communicates to adults addressing them as Ms/Mr. And respects modesty • Assesses skin before applying tape in geriatric patients and demonstrates awareness of hearing devices. • Other duties as assigned.

Education: High School Diploma or GED required

Licensure/Certification: Phlebotomy Certification preferred

Experience: Phlebotomy or laboratory experience preferred.

Job: *Laboratory

Title: Laboratory Technician/Phlebotomist PRN

Location: Kentucky-Frankfort-Frankfort Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 00059-4402