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UnityPoint Health Laboratory Assistant in Muscatine, Iowa

Phlebotomist; 1.0 Full time evenings 2:00pm - 9:30pm with rotating weekends and holiday rotation; eligible for full time benefits

Under general supervision, collects and prepares specimens for analysis or other medical purposes utilizing appropriate equipment based on requirements for specified tests or procedures; verifies identity of patient; accurately labels, stores, distributes specimen for processing. Interacts successfully with patients. Maintains cooperative working relationship with medical and laboratory staff with focus on quality patient care.

Duties and Responsibilities;

  • Collects blood via venipuncture and capillary. Ensures specimen requirements are met at time of collection and maintains sample integrity. Accurately labels specimens.

  • Performs duties assigned and documents on appropriate checklist.

  • Performs EKG’s

  • Enters orders and receives specimens into Laboratory Information System.

  • Performs registration functions as required.

  • Responsible for inventory and restocking designated areas.

  • Assists in orientation and training of new employees.

Education: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent. Certified Medical Assistant or Phlebotomist, preferred

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Ability to read and communicate effectively. Maintains skill level completing verification, competency, and/or proficiency documentation as required.. Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and other departments. Demonstrates the ability to be flexible, organized, and functions under stressful situations. Completes laboratory departmental competency testing as assigned and in a timely manner. Attends all mandatory meetings.

Lifting Requirements: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Requires walking or standing to a significant degree, pushing or pulling arm or leg controls or maintaining a production rate pace. Light work requires physical exertion of forces greater than that of sedentary work.

Requisition ID: 2020-84356

Street: 1518 Mulberry Ave

Name: 6110 UnityPoint Health Muscatine Trinity

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Scheduled Hours/Shift: Variable start times of 1400 or 0930, weekend and holiday rotation

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