Casual Phlebotomist

Children's Minnesota
August 4, 2022
St. Paul, MN
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About Children's Minnesota

Children's Minnesota is one of the largest pediatric health systems in the United States and the only health system in Minnesota to provide care exclusively to children, from before birth through young adulthood. An independent and not-for-profit system since 1924, Children's Minnesota is one system serving kids throughout the Upper Midwest at two free-standing hospitals, nine primary care clinics, multiple specialty clinics and seven rehabilitation sites. As The Kids Experts™ in our region, Children's Minnesota is regularly ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top children's hospital. Find us on Facebook @childrensminnesota or on Twitter and Instagram @childrensmn. Please visit .

Department Overview

The laboratories at Children's Hospitals and Clinics are full service facilities that offer a complete spectrum of laboratory techniques for the evaluation of pediatric disorders. Laboratories are located on both the Minneapolis and St. Paul campuses and and provide services on an inpatient and outpatient basis. Disciplines include Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology, Virology, Serology, Blood Bank, Immunology/Flow Cytometry, Histology and Pathology.

Position Summary

Interacts with all patients and their families in a pleasant, efficient and cooperative manner, exhibiting sensitivity to cultural differences. Performs blood collections in a safe, accurate and professional manner on all age groups and degrees of difficulty. Monitors patients for unexpected reactions and responds to emergency situations as required. Identifies, troubleshoots and resolves problems. Provides a variety of other services including but not limited to answering the telephone, throat culture collection, glucose tolerance testing and waived laboratory testing.

License/Certification/Registration required? No

*High school diploma or equivalent required

*1 year phlebotomy experience and/or graduation from an accredited medical assistant or phlebotomy program

*Collects specimens using knowledge of laboratory techniques
*Possesses outstanding professional and positive customer service skills
*Must have excellent problem solving and follow-up skills
*Experience with healthcare computer information systems
*Solid knowledge of medical terminology
*Must be highly organized, efficient, and multifunctional, work independently and within a team
*Demonstrates forward thinking approach, continually looking for ways to improve processes, tools and resources to best serve the healthcare team and clients
*Ability to manage challenging situations in providing services to patients and families

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of an occupational health assessment, drug screen, background investigation, and compliance with the U.S. Government Form I-9, Employment Eligibility Verification. Children's Minnesota requires proof of COVID-19 vaccine, and as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), immunity to vaccine preventable infectious diseases, prior to employment.

Children's Minnesota is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities to all applicants. EO M/F/Disability/Vet Employer.

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