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Lab Assistant / Phlebotomist - Lab - Paducah KY

Company: Mercy Health
Location: Paducah
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Mercy Health About Us As a faith-based and patient-focused organization, Mercy Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of all people in mind, body and spirit through exceptional patient care. Success in this goal requires a culture of compassion, collaboration, excellence and respect. Mercy Health seeks people that are committed to our values of compassion, human dignity, integrity, service and stewardship to create an environment where associates want to work and help communities thrive. Job Summary: The Laboratory Department is looking for a Phlebotomist to join our growing team. The Phlebotomist is responsible for drawing quality blood samples from patients, preparing those specimens for lab testing, and completing clerical duties in a timely manner to maintain the department efficiently. Responsibilities will include order entry, result look-up, report generation, and answering internal/external calls in a friendly and helpful manner. Essential Functions: * Provides excellent customer service skills by greeting patients and the community in a respectful manner * Collects all specimens according to established procedures from patients and ensures that they are properly processed * Identifying patients accurately and matching the patient's identity with the correct service is critical for patient safety * Responsible for data entry and processing of specimen by labeling, centrifuging, splitting, and freezing specimens as requested by test orders * Performs departmental-related clerical duties such as checking inventory, stock supplies, and answer phones as needed * Must possess the ability to troubleshoot and resolve problems promptly * Other duties as assigned Education: * High School Degree or GED Licensure/Certification: * Phlebotomist Certification preferred but not required Experience: * One-year phlebotomy experience preferred but not required * Customer service in a retail or service environment preferred Skills & Abilities: * Ability to provide quality, error-free work in a fast-pasted environment * Engage with staff and patients in a professional manner * Position requires travel to off-site locations Mercy Health is an equal opportunity employer. We'll also reward your hard work with: * Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans * Prescription drug coverage * Flexible spending accounts * Life insurance w/AD&D * An employer-matched 403(b) for those who qualify. * Paid time off * Educational Assistance * And much more Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Work Shift: Nights (United States of America) Department: Lab Outreach - Lourdes All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you'd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health - Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours - Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, please email If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at

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