CHI St. Alexius Health has been dedicated to leading health care in
this region by enriching the lives of patients through the highest
quality of care. We seek to continue our tradition of success and
innovation with individuals dedicated to delivering the highest
level of expertise and quality. Together we can continue to
grow and support the legacy of CHI St. Alexius Health for many
years to come.
Alexius Health, part of CommonSpirit Health is a regional health
network with a tertiary hospital in Bismarck, the system also
consists of critical access hospitals (CAHs) in Carrington,
Dickinson, Devils Lake, Garrison, Turtle Lake, Washburn and
Williston and numerous clinics and outpatient services. CHI
St. Alexius Health manages four CAHs in North Dakota - Elgin,
Linton, and Wishek, as well as Mobridge Regional Medical Center in
Mobridge, S.D. CHI St. Alexius Health offers a comprehensive line
of inpatient and outpatient medical services, including: a Level II
Trauma Center, primary and specialty physician clinics, home health
and hospice services, durable medical equipment services, a fitness
and human performance center and ancillary services throughout
western and central North Dakota.
Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives
(CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the
U.S. & from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual
care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every
four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before.
Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With
our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building
healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and
vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both
inside our hospitals and out in the community.
CHI St. Alexius Health provides you with the same level of care you
provide for others. We care about our employees' well-being and
offer benefits that complement work/life balance.
We offer the following benefits to support you and your
Protection: Group Accident, Critical Illness, and Identity
- Free Premium
Membership to Care.com with preloaded credits for children and/or
Assistance Program (EAP) for you and your family
- Paid Time Off
Assistance for career growth and development
401(k) and 457(b) Retirement Programs
learned skills to properly identify patients, efficiently collect
samples and properly identify specimens for laboratory testing,
including non-blood specimens. Able to utilize the lab
computer system, lab PDAs and printers.
duties that require more in-depth training, and abilities to
multi-task. Assures service excellence to all our customers
is the highest priority. Provides assistance to the
Laboratory Supervisor, new employee orientation, inventory control,
and manual revisions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Performs patient identification correctly per
hospital policies and procedures.
- Performs specimen identification and
collection per lab policies and procedures.
- Performs Phlebotomy procedures/steps correctly
per lab policies and procedures.
- Performs Point of Care testing
- Participates as a team player and exhibits
- Performs order entry duties.
- Ensures that all work areas are cleaned and
- Understands and performs all aspects of the
Charge Phlebotomist position.
- Restocks supplies as needed.
- Performs urine drug testing
- Verifies POC INR results in
- Can perform all duties and responsibilities
listed in certified Phlebotomist II job description.
- Oversees and ensures proper staff
- Assist staff with continuing education, annual
competencies, and certification preparation.
- Is a team player and role model for the
- Responsible for charge duties in the absence
of the supervisor.
- Plays a role in staff communication regarding
updates, schedule changes, etc.
- Leads department “Huddles”.
- Understands and is able to perform all
necessary duties of all shifts.
- Assists with scheduling duties including
finding additional shift coverage.
- Available to assist in applicant
- Able to perform staff annual
- Able to lead meetings in supervisor
- Investigates new supplies and procedure
High school graduate.
Advance coursework preferred.
National Phlebotomy or Medical Lab
Technician Certification. If not an MLT and not phlebotomy
certified, must obtain National Phlebotomy Certification within six
Two years in a clinical laboratory
Ability to use computers,
printers, and a PDA with proper training.
Ability to communicate with patients in order to explain necessary
procedures and answer phlebotomy
Ability to handle heavy workload while remaining calm and
Ability to demonstrate
positive behaviour while interacting with patients, coworkers,
physicians, visitors, supervisors, and all other hospital
personnel. Ability to work through problems and concerns with
staff and supervisor.
Effort: Able to identify and distinguish
Physical work level of light/medium:
Involves a maximum physical effort requirement of 35 pounds full
Physical work level of medium: Involves
a 50 pound work level knee to waist lift.
Able to demonstrate the ability to bend,
reach, and function in an awkward position, to accommodate drawing
blood from an immobilized patient over a 4-12 hour
Able to move about the hospital pushing a
phlebotomy cart and tray with supplies and POCT devices available
to draw and test patients.
Work: Rotates work assignments and scheduled hours
Takes on call assignments as scheduled.
Works under the condition
that there is potential exposure to mechanical, chemical,
electrical, and infectious environmental hazards associated with
medical center operations.