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Company: Pueblo Community Health Center
Location: Pueblo
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Lab Assistant: Starting Pay Range: $15.00 - $16.50 an hourPueblo Community Health Center offers a flexible benefits program to full-time and part-time employees working 20 hours or more per week.Benefit opportunities presently available to employees are listed below:Medical InsuranceDental InsuranceVision InsuranceLong-Term Disability InsuranceShort-Term Disability InsuranceLife Insurance403(b) Tax-Sheltered Annuity PlanCafeteria 125 Flexible Spending AccountIn addition to the benefits available for purchase through the Cafeteria 125 plan, Pueblo Community Health Center offers supplemental insurances and generous paid time off benefits including holidays and personal time off (PTO). The organization also contributes to the employee's tax-sheltered annuity plan after one year of service.All Pueblo Community Health Center employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to the requirements of the American with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. - 12101 et seq..), Title VII of the Civil Rights Act (42 U.S.C. - 2000e et seq.), the Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act (C.R.S. - 24-34-401 et seq.), and any other relevant federal or State law. As such all persons offered a position will be required to provide valid proof of vaccination prior to starting employment.Job Summary:Performs routine venipuncture & heel sticks. Assist with lab record keeping and quality control activities.Reports to:Lab Assistant SupervisorSupervision Exercised:NoneEducation/Experience/License/Certification:High school graduate or equivalent with proper training in phlebotomy proceduresGraduation from an accredited phlebotomy diploma program preferredMinimum one (1) year experience as a lab assistant/phlebotomist preferredRequired Travel:Infrequent travel may include limited local travel.Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Organizational skills.Knowledge of laboratory techniques to perform routine venipunctures.Knowledge of medical terminology to communicate with laboratory staff.Skill in labeling and maintaining all materials for collection.Knowledge of basic computer functions.Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with patients, medical staff, and the public.Ability to read and understand oral and written instructions.Ability to follow written protocols.Ability to work independently.Ability to communicate clearly.Spanish speaking preferred.Essential Duties and Responsibilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Ensure the function and activities of this department to embrace the philosophy, mission, values and Communicate with Heart service model supported by the Board of Directors of Pueblo Community Health Center, Inc.Adhere to the guidelines and procedures of Pueblo Community Health Center, Inc.Performs routine venipuncture & heel sticks appropriate to the age-specific needs of all patients, including peri-natal, pediatric, adolescent, adult, and geriatric, with little or no supervision.Verify and/or record identity of patient and converse with patient to explain procedure as well as allay fear of procedure.Perform daily quality control in the laboratory as needed.Maintain records/logs of lab work performed and provide daily reports to the Director of Laboratory & Infection Control.Assist with identification and labeling of specimens. Stores and distributes specimens.Operates, cleans and sterilizes laboratory equipment, glassware, and instruments. Cleans work area.Answers telephone, takes messages and provides routine laboratory information.Checks inventory of supplies and assists with placing orders.Attends required meetings and participates in committees as requested.Adhere to all laboratory policies and procedures.Perform other duties as assigned.The above duties are not all inclusive and are not intended to limit or define the duties that may be assigned.Company's website:www.pueblochc.orgClosing Date: Open until filled.Pueblo Community Health Center is a tobacco-free workplace. EOELocation: Pueblo Community Health Center - LaboratorySchedule: Full Time, 5/40

Keywords: Pueblo Community Health Center, Pueblo , Phlebotomist, Other , Pueblo, Colorado

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