Phlebotomist 1st Shift - $3,000 Sign On Bonus
Job Clinical Labs/Pathology
Primary Location TN-Lebanon-Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (VWCH)
Organization Laboratory - Clinical 214131
Shift First Shift
The Phlebotomist is responsible for accessioning specimens or patient tissue materials for testing including packaging specimens or tissue materials to be sent out to referring laboratory. The Phlebotomist works closely with all laboratory staff, medical staff, and external customers. The Phlebotomist performs customer service functions including telephone etiquette and basic troubleshooting and problem resolution.
The responsibilities listed are a general overview of the position and additional duties may be assigned.
Receives and triages specimens.
Prepares specimens and patient materials for shipping.
Provides general clerical support.
Processing and testing in one or more departments during a shift
Mastery and practice of laboratory policy and procedure
Intimate knowledge of testing methods theory and instruments and tools used for diagnostic utility
Quality Assurance, Kit Validation, Instrument Maintenance, Proficiency Testing, Environmental Monitoring, Reagent Preparation, Diagnostic Reporting and Alarm
Incident reporting and documentation
Professional and medical ethics, confidentiality police, PHI and patient privacy guardian
Specimen collection specialist
Waived to Moderate complexity specialty management
Assisting Technologists and Administrative Laboratory Director as needed and where appropriate
The Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital Diagnostic Lab consists of Chemistry, Hematology, Urinalysis, Reference Lab, Blood Bank, and Coagulation. The Lab processes over 6,000 tests weekly and utilize cutting-edge EMR and LIS system. This is a 24- hour operation with 8 hours shifts with experienced Phlebotomy support. Every other weekend required and holiday rotation. *$3,000 sign-on bonus for eligible candidates.
1st Shift (4:00am - 12:30pm)
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For more than 40 years, Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital (formerly Tennova Healthcare – Lebanon) has been a place of healing and connection for patients and families in Wilson County and the surrounding area. The two-campus facility is the sole provider of inpatient and outpatient medical services in Wilson County. Known for comprehensive services, recognized care, and a commitment to the community, VWCH became a part of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center family (VUMC) in August of 2019.
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- Phlebotomist Sign-On Bonus Eligibility Requirements: The sign on bonus is not applicable to current VUMC staff or former staff who have worked for VUMC in the past 12 months. Position must be a full-time position.
High School Diploma or GED (or equivalent experience) and < 1 year relevant experience
Licensure, Certification, and/or Registration (LCR):
Physical Requirements/Strengths needed & Physical Demands:
Light Work category requiring exertion up to 20 lbs. of force occasionally and uses negligible amounts of force to move objects.
Sitting: Remaining in seated position
Lifting under 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects under 35 lbs from one level to another
Lifting over 35 lbs: Raising and lowering objects from one level to another, includes upward pulling over 35 lbs, with help of coworkers or assistive device
Carrying under 35 lbs: Transporting an object holding in hands, arms or shoulders, with help of coworkers or assistive device.
Push/Pull: Exerting force to move objects away from or toward.
Bending/Stooping: Trunk bending downward and forward by bending spine at waist requiring full use of lower extremities and back muscles
Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or maneuvering self, patient and equipment simultaneously while working in large and small spaces
Climbing: Ascending or descending stairs/ramps using feet and legs and/or hands and arms.
Kneeling:Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees.
Crouching/Squatting: Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine.Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
Reaching above shoulders: Extending arms in any direction above shoulders.
Standing: Remaining on one's feet without moving.
Walking: Moving about on foot.
Reaching below shoulders: Extending arms in any direction below shoulders.
Handling: Seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand or hands.
Fingering: Picking, pinching, gripping, working primarily with fingers requiring fine manipulation.
Bimanual Dexterity: Requiring the use of both hands.
Communication: Expressing or exchanging written/verbal/electronic information.
Auditory: Perceiving the variances of sounds, tones and pitches and able to focus on single source of auditory information
Vision: Clarity of near vision at 20 inches or less and far vision at 20 feet or more with depth perception, peripheral vision, color vision.
Smell: Ability to detect and identify odors.
Chemicals and Gasses: Medications, cleaning chemicals, oxygen, other medical gases used in work area.
Pathogens: Risk of exposure to bloodborne pathogens and other contagious illnesses.