Truman Medical Centers PRN-Phlebotomy and Processing Specialist - General Lab LW (7:00am-3:30pm) in Kansas City, Missouri

PRN-Phlebotomy and Processing Specialist - General Lab LW (7:00am-3:30pm)

Tracking Code

13838-124

Job Description

Truman Medical Centers, a two-hospital, 600-bed, not-for-profit healthcare system, is the largest and most comprehensive safety net healthcare provider in Jackson County and Kansas City, Mo. TMC serves as the pri­mary teaching hospital for the University of Missouri-Kansas City Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Dentistry and Pharmacy.

Our Hospital Hill campus is located in the UMKC Health Sciences District: a premier academic health district engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. Recognized as a critical area resource for advanced specialized healthcare, TMC is constantly working to deliver the best pos­sible medical care for our patients. Quality, innovation, team­work and attention to detail are at the heart of all we do. TMC’s tagline is: “Better. For Everyone.” It is a simple state­ment, but it has profound significance. It is what we stand for, it is the focus of our work, and it is our promise to our patients.

Performs phlebotomy procedures, provides timely test ordering, schedules tests and conducts test procedures. Works directly with the Support Service Supervisor to facilitate work flow of Outpatient Laboratory area. Cleans laboratory equipment as necessary and assists in clerical duties of the department, such as answering phones and ordering supplies. Responsible for general and specific duties as outlined below depending on specific job assignment. May perform duties of Laboratory Information Processing Specialist (PCN 0106). Performs duties in an independent manner with little or no direct supervision.

Required Skills

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Verbal communication skills required to explain procedures to patients

  • Knowledge of human development process and ability to work effectively with patients of all ages required

  • Writing skills required to maintain various records

  • Ability to order tests and/or test results on a computer terminal required

  • Must have physical ability to walk long distances for long periods of time, lean across the bedside to draw blood, or to push a cart

  • Must be able to carry a phlebotomy tray and lift and carry a filled gallon bottle

  • Must be able to work weekend, holidays, and rotate various shifts, if needed

  • Certification in phlebotomy and course in medical terminology preferred

  • Experience in pediatric and newborn sticks preferred

Job Location

kansas city, Missouri, United States

Position Type

PRN

Shift Schedule

7:00AM - 3:30PM