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SoutheastHEALTH Phlebotomist/Transporter in Cape Girardeau, Missouri


Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Phlebotomy/Transport Full-Time



This multi-functional position performs venipunctures and capillary sticks following universal precaution protocol. The position also performs computer and clerical functions to order and receive laboratory data. Transport inpatients and outpatients to and from the Imaging areas and other areas of the hospital as needed. Assists as part of a lift team when needed. Duties require interaction with different patient age groupsBegin

  • Supports each colleague to uplift our spirits, manage our stress, and celebrate our lives

  • Embraces change in a positive manner, with flexibility and a sense of humor, giving each idea a fair chance

  • Accepts coaching as a way to improve the team and the organization

  • Provides excellence in hospitality, courtesy and compassion

  • Collects blood samples efficiently and with respect for the patient

  • Receives and processes samples in the LIS with accuracy

  • Distributes samples to lab departments for testing

  • Completes outpatient lab order entry

  • Stocks supplies

  • Answers telephones and faxes reports

  • Transports patients (inpatients, outpatients, and Emergency Department) to and from the radiology area and other areas of the hospital as needed

  • Responds to the needs of the hospital and assists on lift teams

  • Positions patient in positions of rest and ease being aware of their privacy and dignity

  • Keeps foley bag below level of bladder when transporting patients with catheters; appropriate transport of any drains

  • Assumes care of the patient's physical and psychological needs during the transport

  • Transports chart, contrast and other items upon request

  • Retrieves stretchers and wheel chairs from other areas

  • Maintains current CPR certification

  • Duties require interaction with patients of various age groups, social and economic backgrounds

  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • High school graduate or equivalent

  • Phlebotomy experience and PBT(ASCP) certification preferred

  • Computer skills preferred

  • Experience in patient lifting and positioning preferred.

  • Must be able to read, write and speak English