Centura Health Phlebotomy Services Tech in Littleton, Colorado

Littleton Adventist Hospital is a 231-bed, full-service medical center delivering quality care and Level II emergency care for more than 25 years. Located in the Denver suburb of Littleton, CO, the hospital is surrounded by residential neighborhoods, retail, dining, Littleton’s charming “old town” area, and abundant outdoor space with trails, nature centers and golf courses. In addition to numerous awards for care excellence, we are also leading the way in health care environmental sustainability. Our associates are actively engaged in protecting the health of our environment, working tirelessly to minimize the negative environmental impacts from our operations. Our sustainable achievements have been recognized with several local and national awards, including the Top 25 Environmental Excellence Award from Practice Greenhealth for three consecutive years (2014- 2016). View this shor video to learn why our associates love working here and how our mission and culture help to create fulfilling careers: https://centura-21.wistia.com/medias/e0qve9d10v

_Job Description/Job Posting ID: 131121_

_Recruiter Contact:_ AmyDonnelly@Centura.org

_Clinic/Department:_ *2466 CLS LITTLETON SPECIMEN MGMT *


_Schedule:_ Nights

_Shift:_ This is a full-time position requiring 35 hours per week.

_Position Summary_

The Phlebotomy Services Tech is responsible for collection and processing of blood samples and other specimens as defined by site. Provides a high level of customer service for lab inquiries, test requirements, and other laboratory information.

_Minimum Education Requirements_

  • High School Diploma or GED required

  • Completion of a phlebotomy program preferred

_Minimum Experience Requirements_

  • 6 months Phlebotomy work experience preferred


  • Phlebotomy certification preferred

_Position Duties (essential functions denoted with an *)_

  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment. *

  • Follows laboratory, hospital, and regulatory agency policies, procedures, and guidelines. *

  • Performs venous, capillary, urine drug screen, swab collection or other specimen collection as defined by site. *

  • Ensures quality collection of specimens including appropriate sample container, sample volume, collection priority, and sample identification. *

  • Provides accurate collection information to care givers and patients. *

  • Resolves unusual test orders by following up with care giver, reference lab, pathology, referring to lab leadership when appropriate. *

  • Consistently complies and reviews LIS reports to ensure all samples are collected and processed in appropriate time frame. *

  • Ensures appropriate collections supplies are utilized, stocked and are within expiration date. *

  • Actively participates in new associate and student training and orientation. *

  • Participates in shift to shift communication to ensure continuity of laboratory operations and patient care. *

  • May be required to participate in laboratory and/or hospital projects, teams, or committees. *

  • Attends department, laboratory, and hospital meetings and forums. *

  • Acknowledges receipt of blood in laboratory information system. *

  • Receives specimens, assesses priority, assures appropriate specimen identification and appropriate specimen type. May include ordering and processing of hospital registered and outreach patients. *

  • Centrifuges, aliquots, and distributes samples to appropriate testing area. May also include loading samples on to various analyzers as defined by site. *

  • Prepares samples for off-site testing to include assessing appropriate sample type, container, and temperature. Completes relates paperwork and/or computer documentation. *

  • Packages samples for courier transport of off-site testing locations. *

  • Participates in detecting and documenting occurrences that deviate from defined procedures. *

  • Acts as a steward of finances through appropriate uses of supplies, materials, and productive activities. *

  • Adheres to assigned schedule while responding to work load demands and staffing needs by maintaining flexibility. *

  • Recognizes and provides input for opportunities to improve supply management, lab workflow, and cost containment. *

  • Responds to customer inquiries for laboratory results, test requirements, and other laboratory information. *

  • Accesses patient test results and determines the status of patient testing using the laboratory information system as requested. *

  • Consistently monitors Centura email account and provides timely response and actions when appropriate. *

  • Maintains inter- and intra-department relations by appropriate communication, teamwork, and cooperation. *

  • Handles and resolves customer complaints in a timely manner, referring when appropriate. *

  • Handles biometric screenings for Centura Health Wellness Program. Screenings entail performing height, weight and blood pressure tasks.

  • Performs waived and moderate complexity testing as defined by CLIA guidelines under the supervision of laboratory management.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely result reporting, including communication and documentation of critical results.

  • Demonstrates basic problem resolution skills. Refers complex problems to supervisor or technical coordinator.

_Physical Requirements_

  • Light Work - exert/lift up to 20 lbs. force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. frequently)

Important notification to applicants as of Nov. 20, 2014: Effective Jan. 1, 2015, Centura Health will no longer hire tobacco users in Colorado and Kansas. The change to our policy does not apply to associates hired on or before Dec. 31, 2014. Centura Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.