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Phlebotomist - $23/hr - Clinic

Company: Amergis
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: May 9, 2024

Job Description:

The Phlebotomist draws blood from patients or donors of allages in hospitals, clinics, blood banks, or similar facilities for analysis orother medical purposes.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Assembles equipment, such as tourniquets, needles, anddisposable containers for sharps, blood collection devices, gauze, cotton, andalcohol on work tray, according to requirements for specified tests orprocedures

Verifies identity of patient or donor

Converses with patient or donor and explains procedure

Applies tourniquet to arm, locates accessible vein, swabspuncture area with antiseptic, and inserts needle into vein to draw blood intocollection tube or bag

Knowledgeable in selection of appropriate collectiondevices, tubes and gauges

Withdraws needle, applies treatment to puncture site, andlabels and stores blood container for subsequent processing

Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

High School diploma or its equivalent

Successful completion of Phlebotomist training withsubsequent certification (if applicable) as a Phlebotomist

Minimum of one year relevant experience preferred

Complies with all relevant professional standards ofpractice

Participation and completion of Amergis' Competency programwhen applicable

Current CPR if applicable

TB Questionnaire, PPD or chest x-ray if applicable

Current Health certificate (per contract or stateregulation)

Must meet all federal, state and local requirements

Successful completion of new hire training as applicable tojob site

Understand patient confidentiality and HIPAArequirements

Ability to effectively elicit/provide information to andfrom appropriate individuals (including, but not limited to, supervisors,co-workers, clients) via strong communication skills; proficiency in theEnglish language is required

Computer proficiency required

Must be at least 18 years of age

Benefits

At Amergis, we firmly believe that our employees are the heartbeat of our organization and we are happy to offer the following benefits:

Competitive pay & weekly paychecks

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) savings plan

Awards and recognition programs

*Benefit eligibility is dependent on employment status.

About Amergis

Amergis, formerly known as Maxim Healthcare Staffing, has served our clients and communities by connecting people to the work that matters since 1988. We provide meaningful opportunities to our extensive network of healthcare and school-based professionals, ready to work in any hospital, government facility, or school. Through partnership and innovation, Amergis creates unmatched staffing experiences to deliver the best workforce solutions.

Amergis is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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