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Southern Illinois Healthcare LAB PHLEBOTOMIST in Herrin, Illinois

Responsible for collecting and processing patient specimens for the diagnosis and treatment of disease under the supervision of a Medical Technician, Medical Technologist, Section Supervisor, Clinical Laboratory Manager, or Medical Director.

  • Safety

  • Manages processes effectively in regard to employee/patient safety.

  • Record Keeping

  • Maintains all required records, reports, statistics, logs, files and other documents as required.

  • Process Improvement

  • Promotes a culture of process improvement by participating in unit/department based programs that supports the system’s process improvement goals.

  • Actively participates on system-wide or hospital-based teams as needed

  • Role Specific Responsibilities

  • Analyzes lab specimens

  • Register outpatients and/or specimens received from outside customers, as necessary.

  • Handle and distribute all laboratory reports according to current guidelines.

  • Assists with reception and front office duties as necessary.

  • Properly identify and label all specimens according to hospital and laboratory policy.

  • Responsible for the collection and processing of specimens

  • Presents to all patients and customers (internal and external) as a professional, with respect to appearance and demeanor.

  • Floats within the laboratory when the workload indicates including reception and clinical laboratory

  • Maintains equipment and stocking of supplies

  • Prepare specimens for send out to reference laboratory (DCL, Quest, etc.)

  • Performs the duties of the Laboratory/Pathology Representative and Front Office Staff.

  • LEAD – Oversees and assigns daily activities of the Phlebotomist in the Manager’s absence.

  • LEAD – Provides input on staff evaluations as requested.

  • LEAD - Demonstrates ability to perform basic requirements of all positions and can act in a back-up role when necessary.

  • LEAD - Assists with staff communication, training and follow-up

  • LEAD – Demonstrates ability to adjust work assignments to meet needs of department

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Current Illinois Drivers License for Outreach


Requisition ID: 2020-6135

Street: 201 S 14th Street

Shift: Evenings

Weekend Requirement: Weekends as required

Telecommute: No