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Phlebotomist

Company: Harris Regional Hospital
Location: Sylva
Posted on: May 15, 2024

Job Description:

Who We Are:
People are our passion and purpose. Come work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. Harris Regional Hospital is an 86-bed acute care facility, including orthopedics, cardiology, general surgery, women's care, and emergency medicine, as well as sports medicine, physical therapy, imaging and laboratory services, and many other areas of subspecialty care. -Where We Are:
Located in western North Carolina, picturesque Sylva offers local restaurants, stores, & breweries with convenient access to Asheville & the Blue Ridge Parkway. The landscape is highlighted by waterfalls, rocky peaks and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, providing opportunities for whitewater rafting, hiking, and biking throughout the region. Sylva is home to Southwestern Community College and Western Carolina University, a mid-size four-year public college offering both undergraduate and graduate programs, located 5 miles away in Cullowhee. Both Asheville, NC, and Gatlinburg, TN, are just 50 miles away and Atlanta, GA is 150 miles from Sylva.Why Choose Us:
- - -Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees
- - -Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees
- - -Employee Assistance Program - mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance
- - -Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants
- - -Opportunities for education and training through partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare
- - -And much more---The Phlebotomist has the primary responsibility of performing phlebotomy, courier rounds, and clerical functions that involve the accessing and barcoding of specimens. -The collection of blood specimens on patients include age groups defined as neonates (0-31 days), child (1 month - 3 years), pediatrics (4-11 years), adolescents (12-18 years), adults (19-65 years) and senior adult (age 65).The Phlebotomist will assist with preventative maintenance, quality assurance, orientation and training of students and new employees, education, inter and intra-departmental relationships, and communications with nursing units, patients and the physician staff as it relates to laboratory services.QUALIFICATIONS:Education: High School diploma or equivalent is required. Completion of a phlebotomy program is preferred.
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Experience: Completion of one full year of experience as a phlebotomist is desired. -Must have a valid driver's license, with motor vehicle record acceptable to company's auto liability insurance carrier and a reliable car with own liability insurance if courier duties are required.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:1. - -Sufficient sight (includes color discrimination), manual dexterity and mobility to function efficiently in exercising job responsibilities.
2. - -Works in hazardous and bio-hazardous areas of the laboratory and is subject to cuts and punctures from equipment.
3. - -Walking, bending and standing for 80-90 % of work shift.
4. - -Able to lift 15 lbs. as required to stock reagents and various lab supplies.
5. - -Ability to effectively communicate (verbal and written).
6. - -Ability to remain calm, continue to function effectively and develop priorities during stressful situations.
7. - -Works scheduled hours that include weekends, holidays, and nights as necessary.EEOC Statement:
Harris Regional Hospital is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants and employees and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans' status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.Equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

Keywords: Harris Regional Hospital, Asheville , Phlebotomist, Other , Sylva, North Carolina

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