Phlebotomist, Per Diem

at Central Maine Medical Center in Rumford, Maine, United States

Job Description

At Central Maine Healthcare our team members are committed to providing exceptional care and experiences for our community and for each other every day.

Position Summary: The Phlebotomist is responsible for assisting in the procurement and processing of biological specimens from patients for analysis in the Laboratory and to perform supportive tasks in the maintenance of related records and facilities. The phlebotomist works independently, organizing work to meet established deadlines and accepts direction from supervisory and technical staff. The position also involves effective communication and interpersonal skills.Duties and Responsibilities:Demonstrates Competency in the Following Areas:

1. Properly collects and prepares specimens with efficiency and accuracy for subsequent testing to ensure the accurate and timely reporting of results used in the diagnosis and treatment of disease. The following assignments are monitored by the phlebotomy supervisor and must have no more than 2 documented major errors per evaluation year.2. Utilizes functions of the information system including all functions associated with specimen collection.3. Processes, prepares, and delivers specimens to the appropriate laboratory area. The following assignments are monitored by the clinical laboratory supervisor and must have no more than two documented major errors per evaluation year.4. Maintains a clean, well-stocked phlebotomy area, stockroom, and central receiving area as determined by supervisory observation.5. Presents a positive, friendly and courteous appearance to the customers and visitors. The following responsibilities are monitored by the supervisor and must have no more than two major documented complaints per evaluation year.6. Customer Service: Interacts with all individuals in a consistent manner, providing attention, support, and assistance to foster an environment of exceptional personal service.

Organizational Requirements:7. Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.8. Completes annual education requirements.9. Maintains regulatory requirements.10. Reports to work on time and as scheduled, completes work within designated time.11. Wears identification while on duty, uses computerized punch time system correctly.12. Completes in-services and returns in a timely fashion.13. Attends annual review and department in-services, as scheduled.14. Attends monthly staff meetings. Reads and returns all monthly staff meeting minutes.15. Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.16. Actively participates in performance improvement and continuous quality improvement (CQI) activities.17. Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.18. Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the facility, as well as the focus statement of the department.19. Confidentiality: Maintains confidentiality of information at all times.20. Safety: Demonstrates an understanding of fire and electrical safety, infection control, body mechanics, and related areas, as appropriate to position.21. Expense Control: Performs job duties in a manner that maximizes expense control.Regulatory Requirements:- Phlebotomy training or experience required. Phlebotomy Certification is preferred- American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS preferred.- High School Diploma with a strong background in biology and chemistry.- This CMHC position must meet the criteria for evaluating vehicle operator suitability. It has been determined that this position requires either the operation of a system or leased vehicle or the use of a personal vehicle for business purposes on a regular basis as an integral part of the job.Language Skills:- Able to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.- Strong written and verbal skills.- Additional languages preferred.Skills:- Basic computer knowledge.Physical Demands:- For physical demands of position, including vision, hearing, repetitive motion and environment, see following description.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position without compromising client care.

If you are passionate about making a difference and are looking for your next great career opportunity, we look forward to reviewing your application! AT CENTRAL MAINE HEALTHCARE YOU ARE AT THE CENTER OF EVERYTHING WE DO

Our why, our purpose, drives every decision and action we take as a healthcare system. We strive everyday to deliver exceptional care, and to improve our community. We are a non-profit organization that is breaking the traditional healthcare mold by bringing our patients and their family’s high value, low cost, and award-winning care while focusing on creating an exceptional experience for them; all within their communities. To accomplish this, we only hire individuals who are committed to excellence, who embody the principles of our CMH Experience Service Standards, and who are ready to step in and help their fellow team members achieve those exceptional results for our patients, their families, and the community.

Central Maine Healthcare System

The organization is broad in its footprint, with three (3) hospitals in Bridgton, Lewiston, and Rumford, and over 75 individual practices within our Medical Group. Lewiston’s Central Maine Medical Center is a certified and award-winning level two trauma center, along with our Central Maine Heart and Vascular Institute and the upcoming highly anticipated launch of our comprehensive state of the art cancer treatment center. Both Bridgton and Rumford Hospitals are four (4) star accredited acute care hospitals, and our Medical Group and Maine Urgent Care Centers have won multiple awards within their specialties. As a system we are a six-time winner of the Leapfrog Safety A Rating since 2019, representing some of the highest quality care and outcomes nationwide. Our awards and accolades are only possible as a result of our commitment to culture, and a focus on safety and inclusion, in each of our patient’s experiences and in the experiences we create within our teams.

If you are a person who is looking for a way to give back to your community, to help improve the lives of patients or those who care for our patients, want to be part of a growing organization that is setting the bar for Maine healthcare, apply to join Central Maine Healthcare today!

Diversity and Equal Employment Opportunity

CMH actively promotes diversity in its workforce at all levels of the organization. We strive to create and maintain a setting where we celebrate cultural and other differences and consider them strengths of the organization. CMH is an equal opportunity workforce and no one shall discriminate against any individual with regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or veteran status with respect to any offer, or term or condition, of employment. We make reasonable accommodations to the known physical and mental limitations of qualified individuals with disabilities.

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Job Posting: JC261526267

Posted On: Jun 20, 2024

Updated On: Jun 28, 2024

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