JOB SUMMARY: Performs routine technical and clerical functions to include specimen registration and billing. Performs specimen receipt and distribution of laboratory specimens. Performs phlebotomy duties as assigned. Will perform CLIA waived laboratory tests, as requested. Will assist in microbiology processing and plating specimens, as requested. RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.1. Interpersonal skills to interact in a professional and competent manner using effective listening, verbal and written communications with patients, clients, laboratory colleagues and other healthcare professionals. 1.2. Service orientation actively looking for ways to care through respect, courtesy, empathy and warmth when communicating with patients and clients. 1.3. Aware of response to others by using feedback, listening skills, verbal and non-verbal communication skills. 1.4. Team-work skills contributing to departmental success. 1.5. Operate basic laboratory equipment, computers and medical software. 1.6. Accurate data entry into medical software. 1.7. Attention to detail to verify relevant data and process specimens ensuring appropriate specimens are handled, packaged and shipped to the designated laboratory according to established protocols and specimen integrity. 1.8. Understands the pre-analytical variables that affect laboratory specimens. 1.9. Correct application of laboratory medical terminology and measurements. 1.10. Organizational, planning, and prioritization skills to handle multiple tasks and accomplish work accurately and timely. 1.11. Demonstrates problem solving by taking the appropriate actions regarding questionable findings or concerns. 1.12. Capable of handling multiple priorities in a high volume setting. Other unrelated job tasks or responsibilities as assigned.
COMPLEXITY OF WORK:
Within scope of job, requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT:
Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Qualifications: MINIMUM EDUCATION:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
Completion of phlebotomy program preferred. MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:
1 year of laboratory experience and/or completion of a formal phlebotomy training program.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Basic laboratory computer/lab information system experience preferred.
Phlebotomy Certification where state law requires.
Completion of formal phlebotomy training program and/or national phlebotomy certification through ASCP, ANP, ASPT or similar preferred.
No Supervisory Responsibilities
Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Tucson, Arizona
Facility: Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
Job Type: Full-time
Shift Type: Nights
Employment practices will not be influenced or affected by an applicantâ��s or employeeâ��s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other legally protected status. Tenet will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship.
Internal Number: 2005029436
About Carondelet St. Mary's Hospital
“Tenet Healthcare Corporation is a diversified healthcare services company with 115,000 employees united around a common mission: to help people live happier, healthier lives. Through its subsidiaries, partnerships and joint ventures, including United Surgical Partners International, the Company operates general acute care and specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, urgent care centers and other outpatient facilities. Tenet's Conifer Health Solutions subsidiary provides technology-enabled performance improvement and health management solutions to hospitals, health systems, integrated delivery networks, physician groups, self-insured organizations and health plans.