Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Location: US:PA:Hershey Work Type: Part Time FTE: 0.4 Shift: Day Hours: 5:00a - 9:00a, every other weekend JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for collecting blood specimens (phlebotomy) from inpatients and outpatients and receiving other laboratory specimens, i.e., 24 hour urine containers, sputum, stool specimens and splitting of random urine specimens. Enters, verifies, and updates patient demographic and insurance information into various information systems. Responsible for performing and reporting bedside glucose testing. Provides phlebotomy training and shadowing experiences for nurses, EMT's, Medical Students, Medical Assistants, and other students as requested. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED required. 6 months phlebotomy experience required OR completion of an internship through a certified training program required. Ability to read, comprehend and follow verbal and written instructions. Simple use of formulas, charts, tables, specification and schedules. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills to interact with patients. Hands on phlebotomy skills must be demonstrated on volunteer. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bedside glucose and pediatric collection experience preferred. Phlebotomy Certification, general computer skills, CPR and additional language skills (i.e. Spanish) preferred. PHYSICIAL REQUIREMENTS*: Able to stand and walk frequently; sit occasionally. Able to lift/carry 0-10 constantly; 21-50 lbs occasionally. Able to push/pull 0-20 lbs frequently. Able to climb occasionally; reach constantly. Able to use hands for simple/firm grasping. *Appended to this job description is the Work Task Analysis that further describes the physical requirements appropriate for this role. If chosen for this position, you may be required to pass a Post Offer Employment Physical Exam in accordance with the measurements listed in the Work Task Analysis (WTA) report. This job description is a general outline of duties performed and is not to be misconstrued as encompassing all duties performed within the position. All individuals (including current employees) selected for a position will undergo a background check appropriate for the position's responsibilities. Penn State Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please call ************ between the hours of 8:30 AM and 4:30 PM, Eastern Standard Time, Monday Friday, email *********************************** or download our Accommodation Instructions for Job Applicants PDF for more detailed steps for assistance. Union: Non Bargained Associated topics: blood, blood lab, ndc, outreach, pct, phlebotomy, pool, processor, psts, specimen
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